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Neu! Reekie! at The Poetry Club
The Poetry Club
Glasgow United Kingdom
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Neu! Reekie! at The Poetry Club
Scotland's favourited avant-garde noisemakers* Neu! Reekie! flock West!
(*The Skinny)

Neu! Reekie! is a mixed arts circus showcasing a medley of music, animation and spoken word.

Lomond Campbell (FOUND) - Edinburgh School for the Deaf - Iain Gardner
- Kevin Williamson - Michael Pedersen - Jennifer Williams

The event will take place at The Poetry Club, a fantastic new venue full of fact, just come down and see it for yourself, it's worth the walk for that alone.

So to the LINE-UP.........


A tit-for tat poetry picnic from yer Neu! Reekie! co-chiefs.

Kevin Williamson:
founder of cult publishing house Rebel Inc (having bolstered the works of Irvine Welsh; Alan Warner; Laura Hird and more); he's the author of the poetry collection In A Room Darkened (Two Ravens Press) with an epic novel on the way; Bella Caledonia and Neu! Reekie! co-chief.

Michael Pedersen:
author of two successful chapbooks, with a full (illustrated) forthcoming from Polygon; he's written and directed two short plays for National Theatre of Scotland; is the lyricist for Jesus, Baby! and a Neu! Reekie!'s co-chief.
- with musical accompaniment by Roy Moller - bannered by Mark Riley as 'Scotland best kept secret' Roy is a solo virtuoso and co-chief crooner in one of Scotland's top super-group's The Store Keys.

JL Williams
has been published in journals including Poetry Wales, The Wolf, Shearsman, Fulcrum and Stand. In September 2009 she journeyed to the Aeolian Isles to write a collection inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses called Condition of Fire and published by Shearsman Books. Williams plays in the band Opul, writes a blog about perfume and poetry called JUS ( and is Programme Manager at the Scottish Poetry Library.

ANIMATION presentation from:

Iain Gardner will be showing The Tannery - Nominated for Best Animation - Scottish BAFTA 2011; one of 45 Films in 2011 on the Oscar Qualifier List; Best Animation - CFC WorldWide Short Film Festival, Toronto 2011; Celtic Media Festival Best Animation 2011; with music composed by Mick Cooke.


Lomond Campbell/FOUND:
a razor sharp set from FOUND's notorious frontman, travelling under the banner Lomond Campbell. FOUND are an experimental pop band / arts collective from Edinburgh, signed to Chemikal Underground and Domino Publishing. Of recent they've unshackled the UNRAVEL exhibition with Aidan Moffat , released chocolate vinyls, scooped up a Scottish BAFTA win (Best Interactive category) and were shortlisted for Scottish Album of the Year shortlist (with their most recent LP factorycraft). They've recorded radio sessions for BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio Scotland including a recording in John Peel's studio at Maida Vale. They also recorded an exclusive live session in the legendary 'Beatles Studio' at Abbey Road for US radio station U-Pop XM 29.

Edinburgh School for the Deaf.
Edinburgh School for the Deaf's White Noise Pop echoes with shades of Jesus and the Mary Chain and Neu! They're an extravaganza to behold  both sight and sound - expect amp climbing, audience interruption, stage intervention, lots of powerful turns of phrase and perambulations. Grant among them, was song-writer in the band Saint Jude's Infirmary who made two albums in collaboration with Iain Rankin, Jack Vetrriano and a disgraced Russian physic before bloodily imploding in an art gallery in Liverpool. Recently they supported Vic Goddard and the Subway Sec, with an eager reviewer spouting Edinburgh School for the Deaf were runts rescued from drowning, all curvature of the spine and (from the singer) witch-like graspings at the air; the twin guitarists were like the Magic Band with rigor mortis.powerful because so powerless. Of course freaks get the sympathy, how could I forget that? It was wonderful.


The Poetry Club (View)
Eastvale Place (next to SWG3)
Glasgow G3 8QG
United Kingdom


Arts > Circus
Arts > Literary
Arts > Performance
Arts > Visual
Music > Pop & Top 40
Music > Singer/Songwriter

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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