Special Pere Ubu show at the Borderline on 19th May!

Deliege SarahEvents, Pere Ubu

London! We can now confirm that the MonkeyNet Euro Tour will be kicking off at Borderline, Soho, on Saturday 19th May, hosted by Baba Yaga’s Hut. Tickets here : https://www.seetickets.com/…/pere-ubu/the-borderline/1199584 TICKETS ARE LIVE and, as always, we gotta tell you to be quick because we can’t squeeze em in anymore than we already do. We can confirm that this will be the ONLY UK gig on this run – stay tuned for more news … Read More

Pre-order Pere Ubu box set series ‘Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés 1987-1991’ out 6th April!

Deliege SarahNews, Pere Ubu

From today you can pre-order the fourth part in our Pere Ubu (Official)box set series ‘Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés 1987-1991’ out 6th April. 4LP box includes ‘The Tenement Year’, ‘Cloudland’, ‘Worlds In Collison’ and ‘The Lost Album’ along with poster. EU live dates: 22nd May: Switzerland, Zürich, Rote Fabrik 23rd May: Switzerland, Fribourg, Fri-Son 24th May: Germany, Heidelberg, Karlstorbahnhof 25th May: Germany, Nürnberg, Künstlerhaus 26th May: Austria, Vienna, Schauspielhaus 28th May: Germany, Berlin, Frannz Club … Read More

Pere Ubu Announces London, Prague and Dresden Dates

Laura EleyEvents, News, Pere Ubu, Publishing

Pere Ubu (Official) (The Moon Unit) play a few select shows for 2017 in London, Prague and Dresden! Tour Dates 24 Aug: The Lexington, London, UK Tickets: http://bit.ly/2mpqL3z 28 Aug: Palác Akropolis, Prague, Czech Republic Tickets: TBC 29 Aug: Jazzclub Tonne, Dresden, Germany Tickets: http://bit.ly/2mmTmor Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit) consists of David Thomas, Steven Mehlman, Keith Moline, Darryl Boon and Gagarin. Pre-order the new box set ‘Drive, He Said’ … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce New 4xLP Box Set ‘Drive, He Said’ – out March 10th

Laura EleyNews, Pere Ubu

PERE UBU Announce New 4LP Box Set ‘Drive, He Said 1994-2002’ Out March 10th 2017Pere Ubu ‘Drive He Said’ Sampler below   4LP boxset includes: ‘Raygun Suitcase’ (1995) “If underground rock had a Hall of Fame that gave awards for influence and creativity, Pere Ubu would be more decorated than Magic Johnson.”  Rolling Stone, 05/95 ‘Pennsylvania’ (1998) “From the beginning they obviously understood the nuts and bolts of popular music, … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce West Coast Tour – December 2016

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu  announce Vancouver and USA West Coast dates for the last blast of the Coed Jail! Tour 2016: 2nd  – 10th Dec 12/02/16 The Cobalt, Vancouver, BC 12/03/16 The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 12/04/16 Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR 12/06/16 Slim’s, San Francisco, CA 12/07/16 Harlows Restaurant & Night Club, Sacramento, CA 12/09/16 The Echo, Los Angeles, CA 12/10/16 Casbah San Diego, San Diego, CA Ticket links will be going live over … Read More

Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit) To Play London This August

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu do not stand still. Following on from the Coed Jail! Tour, featuring music from 1975-82, there are to be two special concerts with The Moon Unit, which will take the bones of the last released album ‘Carnival of Souls’ (Fire Records, 2015) and shake them with new sounds from the forthcoming album to be entitled ’20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo.’ ‘Carnival of Souls’ received critical acclaim with two tracks … Read More

Pere Ubu US Tour Kicks Off This Week!

Laura EleyPere Ubu

The almighty Pere Ubu kick off their US Co-Ed Jail tour this week, beginning in Toronto, Canada and travelling through 15 states before winding up in their hometown of Cleveland! Full list of dates and venues below. Watch the live preview video below Tour Dates 16 Jun: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada 17 Jun: Marble Bar, Detroit, MI 18 Jun: Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL 19 Jun: Zanzabar, Louisville, KY 20 Jun: … Read More

David Thomas Donates Items To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Museum

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Earlier today, David Thomas was at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, donating the Torfus sweatshirt that was recently unearthed in preparation for the Coed Jail! tour, which begins next week. After the tour, he will also be donating the lawnmower roller bar that was used on stage at their first ever gig at the Pirates Cove, Cleveland in 1976, and that is now being used once again, by David, … Read More

Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit) Announce August Live Dates In UK & France

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Pere Ubu do not stand still. Following on from the Coed Jail! Tour, featuring music from 1975-82, there are to be two special concerts with The Moon Unit, which will take the bones of the last released album ‘Carnival of Souls’ (Fire Records, 2015) and shake them with new sounds from the forthcoming album to be entitled ’20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo.’ ‘Carnival of Souls’ received critical acclaim with two tracks … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce US ‘Coed Jail!’ Summer Tour 2016 + New Pere Ubu Video

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu

Having completed their European tour, Pere Ubu return to the USA and Canada for ‘Coed Jail! v.1.1,’ performing songs from the two recent box set releases, ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ and ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’ ! Watch the new David Thomas video ‘All You Have To Do Is Stand There’ here Listen to Architecture Of Language sampler below Tracks from the inaugural ‘Modern Dance,’ through to what was described … Read More

Pere Ubu Reveal new David Thomas video ‘Pere Ubu – The Nature Of The Rock Narrative’ + ‘Coed Jail!’ Tour Final Dates

James NichollsEvents, Pere Ubu

It’s your very last chance to catch this last run of Pere Ubu European show dates, and with that news comes a new instalment in the series of Fire Tapes’ David Thomas videos. Grab your tickets whilst you still can! Coed Jail!  Dates:  05 Apr: Le Poste à Galène, Marseille, France 06 Apr: Salle Jean Carmet, Le Mans, France 07 Apr: Le Point Ephémère, Paris, France 08 Apr: de Helling, … Read More

Pere Ubu release “30 Seconds Over Tokyo” 7″ Single for Record Store Day 2016

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Our final Record Store Day announcement comes in the form of a Pere Ubu 7″ single of ’30 Seconds Over Tokyo’ – an essential for any Pere Ubu fan! Arriving in 1975 on own label Hearthan, Pere Ubu’s debut seminal single was initially written during the short-lived early days of Rocket From The Tombs. When the group disbanded David Thomas was eager to release ‘Final Solution’ and ’30 Seconds Over Tokyo’. … Read More

Pere Ubu ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ Out Today + Watch New David Thomas Video ‘Datapanik In The Year 2016’

Laura EleyPere Ubu

The almighty Pere Ubu return with the ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’  box set encompassing ‘New Picnic Time’, ‘The Art Of Walking’ and ‘Song of The Bailing Man’ + ‘Architectural Salvage’ – a bonus of extras! The box set is officially released today and their ‘Coed Jail!’ tour begins next week! “From thrilling and ecstatic to confounding and infuriating, post-punk Ubu is one of a kind” Mojo “weirdness, jokes and inspired ideas abound … Read More

8/10 Popmatters Review for Pere Ubu’s ‘Architecture Of Language’ box set – Out Tomorrow!

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Pere Ubu’s ‘Architecture Of Language’ box set, including albums ‘New Picnic Time’, ‘The Art Of Walking’ and ‘Song Of The Bailing Man’ plus a bonus of extras ‘Architectural Salvage’ is out tomorrow! “Collects their three most nightmarishly cheerful records, songs of innocence and experience that seek to invent their own language. This project is one of the most valuable sonic excavations currently being made by any record label” Ed Whitelock, Popmatters … Read More

Pere Ubu Annoucne ‘Co-Ed Jail’ Tour CD + Ticket Offer

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Pere Ubu announced yesterday their exclusive ‘Coed Jail!’ tour CD, available at the gigs. There’s going to be an offer of ticket/cd exclusive prices available from participating record stores across Europe (Piccadilly Records in Manchester and Rough Trade East in London have kicked us off and are stocking the CD now!) But don’t fear if you miss out.. The CD will be available from mighty Steve on the merch table. … Read More

Tape Hiss Jail ft. Members of Pere Ubu, Rats on Rafts, Happyness & Prescott

Laura EleyPere Ubu, Rats On Rafts

Members of Pere Ubu, Rats on Rafts, Happyness and Prescott played a mind-blowing improvised set last night at MOTH Club, Hackney last night as part of Label Mates festival. The night was kicked off by an opening support slot from 90’s- sounding slacker-rock trio Happyness, followed by Dutch post-punk madness from the ever-energised Rats on Rafts. Prescott played a zany instrumental set full of electronic experimentation before being joined on … Read More

Pere Ubu – ‘Architecture of Language’ Receives 9/10 Review in Classic Rock Magazine

Laura EleyPere Ubu

Great 9/10 review in Record Collector for Pere Ubu’s ‘Architecture of Language’ boxset out on March 18th! The 4 x LP box set encompasses releases from 1979 – 1982 with ‘New Picnic Time’, ‘Song of The Bailing Man’, ‘The Art Of Walking’ and a bonus of extras titled ‘Architectural Salvage’. “Everything about New Picnic Time suggests a group pushing upward, Allen Ravenstine’s abstract synthwaves and Tom Herman’s nerve-shredding guitars chasing … Read More

Fire Records at Label Mates – ‘Tape Hiss Jail’ This Weekend!

Laura EleyPere Ubu, Rats On Rafts

As part of the Label Mates Festival taking place at venues across East London this week, Fire will be hosting ‘Tape Hiss Jail’. Members of the legendary Cleveland band that is Pere Ubu join together with Dutch post-punks Rats On Rafts, Prescott and London based Happyness for an improvised performance. Prepare for experimental carnage, to be surrounded by walls of thrashing, psychedelic, post-punk noise from this completely one-off experience. Support sets also … Read More

Reminder: Fire Records at Labelmates Festival & London Band ‘Happyness’ Added To Lineup

Laura EleyPere Ubu, Rats On Rafts

Here’s a date for your diaries if ever there was one! As part of Label Mates Festival, Fire Records are bringing together members of Fire bands Pere Ubu, Rats On Rafts plus London band Happyness (Moshi Moshi) for an improvised set led by David Thomas. The event is FREE ENTRY and will take place at Hackney’s best new venue the MOTH Club. This is a totally one-off performance whereby Happyness … Read More

Pere Ubu Reveal New Video ‘You’re Going To Be Huge Stars’ + Manchester Date Added 22nd March With John Robb Q & A

Laura EleyPere Ubu

‘You’re Going To Be Huge Stars’ is the second film in a short series of ‘Fire Tapes’ released exclusively in the lead up to the release of new box set ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ (out 18th March) that also coincides with the ‘Coed Jail!’ European live dates in Spring. Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’ Live Dates 22 Mar: Ruby Lounge, Manchester, UK 23 Mar: Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate, UK 24 Mar: … Read More

Fire Records Present ‘Tape Hiss Jail’ At Labelmates: Pere Ubu + Rats On Rafts Supergroup

Laura EleyEvents, Pere Ubu, Rats On Rafts

As part of the Label Mates events taking place at venues across East London this March, Fire are ecstatic to announce ‘Tape Hiss Jail’; a collaboration between members of Rats on Rafts and Pere Ubu. Dutch post-punk band Rats On Rafts, plus members of the legendary Cleveland band that is Pere Ubu join together perform an improvised performance. Prepare for experimental carnage, to be surrounded by walls of thrashing, psychedelic, post-punk noise from this … Read More

David Thomas and two pale boys Sign To Fire Records + Fire Tapes Reveals New David Thomas Video

James NichollsDavid Thomas and Two Pale Boys, Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu frontman David Thomas’ project two pale boys sign with Fire Records and release the first in a series of short documentary videos. Joining the Fire Records roster, David Thomas and two pale boys will reissue their entire catalogue this year. They are also to record new material for future releases. Watch ‘I Am The Conscience Of The Music Industry’ below. Stream David Thomas and two pale boys ‘Planet … Read More

Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’ Spring 2016

James NichollsPere Ubu

Pere Ubu launch ‘Coed Jail!,’ a tour drawing on the music from the two recent box set releases, ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’ and ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’ (Fire Records). We are thrilled to announce dates including The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, The Dome (Tufnell Park), London and a warm up show at Ramsgate Music Hall! Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’ Live Dates 23 Mar: Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate, UK http://bit.ly/1RGCLb6 24 Mar: The Dome, … Read More

Pere Ubu Announce New Box Set: ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’

James NichollsPere Ubu

Following the release of last year’s ‘Elitism For The People 1975-1978’, cult Cleveland band Pere Ubu kick off the new year with the announcement of a new box set entitled ‘Architecture Of Language 1979-1982’, covering material from albums ‘New Picnic Time’, ‘Song Of The Bailing Man’, ‘The Art Of Walking’ plus a bonus of extras ‘Architectural Salvage’. The new box is available for pre-order here and will be released on … Read More