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Posted October 2nd 2014

Three for Free

Melting Vinyl are part of the philosophy that everyone deserves to hear great music; that is why were are constantly committed to delivering free shows when we can.

This Autumn, we are pleased to bring you three exceptionally diverse and unique shows that are free entry!

October 27 – Haley Bonar @ The Green Door Store

Minnesota’s Haley Bonar (Memphis Industries) is more than a hard working musician. She is an innovator, creator and visionary, dug into the trenches of living. She writes genuine, epochal and poetic tales that feel like our heartbreak, failure, frustration and joy. In a clear, insistent and often haunting voice, she tells real stories back to us, as if they were our own.
Support comes from Brighton’s Garden Heart. Driven by 3 part harmony, Garden Heart are a 5 piece alternative pop/rock band currently based in Brighton who draw influences from artists such as Bombay Bicycle Club, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine, Wolf Alice and Daughter.



October 30 – Pale Seas @ The Hope

Tinged with a sadness that is reticently uplifting, Southampton indie-pop four-piece, Pale Seas, fronted by Jacob Scott , capture a sprit that speaks to the heart. Since their first studio session, Pale Seas have continued to build on their success. Their first single ‘Something or Nothing’ sold out in a matter of days and was included on Radio one’s Introducing playlist, and won them a host of shows, including support slots for The War on Drugs, Beach Fossils and The Lemonheads.
Support comes from Sophie Jamieson. Having begun as a solo singer-songwriter, Sophie Jamieson’s project has evolved rapidly into something ambient and haunting. What were once quiet, melancholy folk songs are growing in strength and gaining atmosphere at the hands of her band, to provide one of the most engaging live sets taking place in London.



November 12 – Foreign Skin with Melting Vinyl and Green Door Store Presents: A Night of Electronic Music & Live Visuals

Alphabets Heaven, Shinamo Moki, Momotaro, Foreign Skin & Friends (DJ).
The start of a new series of eventful nights curated by MV friends/punters with great taste and music to share.

With a focus on sub-pressure and home recordings, Alphabets Heaven, has been seen supporting the likes of Baths, Onra, Daedelus, Tokimonsta and Toro Y Moi on recent UK dates.

Shinamo Moki is an electronic trio, with shared interests that not only include electronic music but a passion for 90’s Anime, Japanese contemporary art, nature & Eastern architecture

Momotaro’s songs have all been home produced and showcases a sound that is eclectic, with dubbed out vocals, memorable melodies, tasty beats and soulful words

Brighton based Foreign Skin, an audio/Visual, self styled producer of sample based electronic, ambient and hip hop music.