The Steampunk Record Label circus arrived on UK shores to bombard audiences with their uniquely theatrical live shows in September and is now approaching its crescendo. Drawing on influences as varied as cabaret, classical, punk and, most especially, the exploding Steampunk scene, the live shows are a maelstrom of sonic and visual drama, with audiences as likely to be turning heads as much as the band themselves.
Headliners, Feline & Strange has embraced the Victorian/Futuristic fashion ethic and infused it into not only their appearance but also their sound. The alien troubadours, masquerading as dapper Berliners to human eyes, combine ear-chilling vocals with an electronic collapsible cello to deliver dizzying supernatural sounds and otherworldly goings-on. Having toured extensively around the world, including, inevitably, the Steampunk World Fair. Their latest album, Out, was accompanied by a UK-exclusive box-set in September.
The Lab, Northampton – 6th Oct
Musician, Leicester – 7th Oct
The George, Belper – 13th Oct
NEM, Heanor – 14th Oct
Wagon & Horses, Birmingham – 15th Oct
Museum of Water and Power, Brentford -20th Oct
The Albert, Brighton – 22nd Oct