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Popup

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Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND

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About Popup. The current bio story: Popup are from Glasgow. They are Adi, Damian, Michael and Nicholas. Some might say that they've worked up a storm - others might say that Scottish weather is too turbulent to notice. They rehearse in a drafty old tobacco factory near the River Clyde where they sit close together to keep warm. This is how they write their songs - by sitting close together until an idea sneaks in through a crack in the wall. There are many cracks - things break - guitar strings, drumsticks, amplifiers, hearts and tempers, and so Adi, Damian, Michael and Nicholas have nowhere to hide - no option but to be honest. They can only be themselves or be Popup. And so Popup simply sound like popup - like Adi, Damian, Michael and Nicholas from Glasgow, and without a word of a lie. They have played a few hundred shows in the UK, Europe and the USA. Some highlights include sets at T in the Park, Latitude, The Wickerman Festival, The Borderline (London), The Paradiso (Amsterdam), The Knitting Factory (New York) and at SxSW 07 & SxSW 08. They have released three singles and one album on Art/goes/pop records in the UK, and one album on Team Love Records in North America. They have grown closer together and had a good few laughs doing so. -- Notable / Radio / TV: Live Radio Sessions recorded on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 1 Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Ulster, XFM, KAOS. Live TV Session on BBC 2 Scotland The Music Show Live TV session on STV In Music Playlisted on MTV2 120 Minutes "Lucy, What You Trying To Say?" - XFM Scotland Single of the Year Award 2006, Jim Gellatly "Love Triangle" - Singles of the Year Award 2008, The List "Chinese Burn" - Formula 1 Grand Prix / Pepe Jeans advert sync - 2008. "Lucy, What You Trying To Say?" - BBC 3 sync - Life of Daniel- 2010. Forthcoming events: 2nd album release on Team Love Records, due Summer 2011 in North America/UK. Full supporting tour – details TBC.

Time

Friday March 18

10:00PM

Venue

512

21+

408 E 6th St

Online

www.myspace.com/popuptheband

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