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Chameleon-like musical magpies, the Dead Rat Orchestra set out to plunder the music of other acts, amalgamating all within their own particular aesthetic. Uniquely able to play the entire venue as a sound source, they equate concert violins with wineglasses, air vents with copper records, mammoth organ pipes with eskimo kisses. Muttering, shuffling and searching for those moments when it all just seems to fit.

Broken melodies, fragments of noise, sounds found at the back of their throats. For every… read more

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  • Definitely one of the strangest bands I've ever seen. Amazing stuff!
  • Saw them last year with GY!BE and only just rediscovered them now. Very nice.
  • great gig tonight in fashionable lewi, im sure the half cut log will be used and appreciated in the harsh south east london winters we are used to...
  • Colchester's finest.
  • h2t
    saw them twice at troxy... not bad i'd say
  • me too! :) brilliant ... !

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