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Cheap thrills: great gigs this week for a tenner or under

Posted at 2:30 pm, June 10, 2014 in Music & Nightlife

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Looking for a bit of gig action but trying to avoid breaking the bank? Voilà!

North: Pastel Colours

Retro psych fans will dig the fuzzed-up sound (and vintage togs) of this new Falmouth duo. Lock Tavern. Chalk Farm. Free. Thu Jun 12.

South: Niall Connolly

The self-described ‘international folk hero’ drops in for some deeply touching songcraft. The Windmill. Brixton. £5 adv. Tue Jun 10.

East: Girl Band

These four young Dubliners make a massive noise, channelling Shellac, The Jesus Lizard and the weirder side of Nirvana. Shacklewell Arms. Dalston Kingsland Overground.£6 adv. Wed Jun 11.

West: Anavae

It can’t be long before these Londoners go supermassive with their heavy pop-rock, so catch them in a small venue now. The Tabernacle. Notting Hill Gate. £10 adv. Sun Jun 15.

Central: The Fauns

Missed the Slowdive reunion gigs? Never mind: a loud and heart-pounding set by these brilliant Bristolians will help to fill that shoegazing void in your life. Madame Jojo’s. Tottenham Court Rd. £6 adv. Tue Jun 10.

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