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03.04

2011

Free Flashguns Remix

A great new producer called Wlkmandead has given ‘Passions of A Different Kind’ a really nice remix….listen, download and spread.

03.04

2011

Tour News (+ Tickets To Be Won)

Hello all,

Currently on the road with Dananananackroyd. Thanks to all who have come to watch us play, 4 dates left and then we hit the road again on our own headline tour.

Please do let us know if any of you are coming along to any of the dates, show us around your town, buy us a drink or even help us out by getting all your mates along, getting them on our mailing list. Free Flashguns merch and ticket for the show will be coming your way if achieved. Email us at flashguns@hotmail.co.uk for more info.

Don’t like being too London centric. However, we have a very important London show coming up. Actually it’s our biggest headline show in the city, which is great, but you know, we need to make it special. That is where you come in. I’m sure we could rock out onstage on our own, but really without a crowd baying for our souls … then what really would the point of live music be. WE NEED YOU TO BUY TICKETS AND COME WATCH US PLAY. Think i spelt that out clearly enough.
We are playing:

The Lexington on the 23rd March. Support comes from Pushing Hands and Lucy Rose. Plus a very important person DJ set coming from BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB…Yup…going to be BIG.

But you know, i know with this economic downturn, things aren’t as fruitful as they were a few years ago for most Flashguns fans..so being the nice (poor..) band that we are, we are willing to incentivise this process with a competition.

The first 4 people to name the title of our debut album and email us at flashguns@hotmail.co.uk with the title and a name for yourself and you’re plus 1 gets in for FREE. Also, the first 10 people to pre-order tickets (here) and send us proof via email (flashguns@hotmail.co.uk) gets a free vinyl of our last single ‘Come and See The Lights’.

How does that sound…?

For all others tickets go HERE and HERE.

02.18

2011

‘Passions Of A Different Kind’ Video

Below is our video to our next single ‘Passions of a Different Kind’.  It’s our second only video. We shot it with two old friends, JP and Tom in Exmoor where we recorded the album. It has meaning, lurking somewhere … we’re happy with it. Let us know your thoughts. Spread it … tell your friends and family..

02.17

2011

More Tour Dates

We are back on the road at the end of the month supporting Danananackroyd, which will be fun … i think! We’re slightly scared, as seeing them live is scary let alone touring with them for 7 nights in tiny little venues across our fair land … they have 2 drummers!!? wtf … going to be interesting.  Dates are as follows:

February 2011:

Fri 25th - Middlesbrough - Uncle Alberts

Sat 26th - Dundee - Doghouse

Sun 27th - Aberdeen - Cafe Drummond

March 2011:

Tue 1st - Cambridge - Haymakers

Wed 2nd - Southhampton - Joiners

Thurs 3rd - Bath - Moles

Fri 4th - Sheffield - The Harley

Sat 5th - Liverpool - Shipping Forecast

More importantly than this though is our own headline tour in March. It’s our second headline tour to date and we’re heading out to towns we’ve never even been to, let alone played.  We need abit of help i think!  Anyone who lives or works or has been to any of the towns below, get intouch here and lets extend our ramshackle street team a little further.  There’s drinks and merch in it for you!  We’ll be back in touch with further competitions to win tickets for our london show on the 23rd March at the Lexington.

01.26

2011

Racing Race Free Download

Hi everyone,

So, a track of ours called ‘Racing Race’ is up on the NME site as its Daily Download. Some of you will know this track from our last EP ‘Matching Hearts, Similar Parts’, others please feel free to check it out and download for free … the track should give you a taster for album.

01.10

2011

12.20

2010

Flashguns cover The Band

This is the last of the acoustic tracks we recorded while on tour in Germany.  Enjoy!

12.03

2010

2 New London Shows & Neil Young Cover

Hi everyone,

Thanks to all of you that came down to our sold-out launch for ‘Come And See The Lights’ last night. It was brilliant to be back playing in London.

If you haven’t yet got yourself a copy of the single be sure to go and pick it up from our webstore or itunes.

We can now announce that we’ll be playing 2 more London shows in the coming days. The first is supporting Bombay Bicycle Club this sunday at The Troxy, and the second is at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on December 7th with Mona, who we’re supporting around the country during december. The dates are over on the right hand side —->

We’ll be running a competition to win a pair of tickets to each of the Mona regional shows next week. Keep an eye on our facebook page on monday morning for more details.

And finally for this week, take a look at this Neil Young covered we recorded while somewhere in Germany

Much love.

Flashguns

11.29

2010

Win Tickets To Our Single Launch Show This Week

Hi everyone,

This week we play the launch show for our new single ‘Come And See The Lights’ at the Old Blue Last in London. Support on the night will come from Ray Dar Vees and Born Blonde.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to give away to the show. If you want to win them you just need to email us at flashguns@hotmail.co.uk and we’ll pick 2 of you at random on tuesday evening.

After the single launch we’ve got a few days off before playing some shows with Mona around the UK. We’ll be giving away tickets to each of these shows as well, but more on that later in the week.

Don’t forget that ‘Come And See The Lights’ is available to download (99p) and buy on 7″ vinyl (£5) from our brand new webstore, along with some new t-shirts and a special ‘vinyl, t-shirt and london ticket’ £10 bundle.

Flashguns

11.18

2010

Exclusive Single / Ticket / Vinyl Bundle Now Available

Got a few exciting updates for you…

Firstly we are heavily excited to be heading out to germany tomorrow. I hope everyone has managed to get their tickets. We have one free ticket available for each of the shows, so its the first person to email us with the name of the city or town wins, simple as… There will be plenty of merch available at the shows so be sure to bring your change!

We are also going to be back on the road here in the UK this december with Mona (check them on jools this week if haven’t already heard). Make sure you get yourselves tickets as these guys seem to be creating some sort of a buzz. Dates are over in the live section of the website.

If you live near by any of these, and fancy having us come play a more intimate show in your house or stable let us know. We are always up for that!

We have a new batch of tee-shirts available to you all!! Pretty simple design, but I’m sure you’ll like it.

There will be a limited ‘bundle’ available through our website and other sites, which includes a copy of the single, a tee-shirt, and a ticket to the single launch for just £10. You can order that bundle now via the store on the right hand side of this page.

(Your tickets will be left on the door, and you’ll be able to pick up your vinyl and t-shirt from us at the merchandise stand at the show.)

Much love.

Flashguns




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