Let’s give hip hop some love this week: DJ Taye of Hyperdub Records will be DJing as Armand Hammer does dates across the UK this week and next.
Loserpalooza II takes over Manchester on Saturday, with a no clash lineup featuring Hands Off Gretel, Springfield Elementary, Dread and lots more.
Black Doldrums are launching their new EP with a free show at the Victoria on Thursday. Support from Orange Crate Art and Misty Coast, plus DJs to take you into the wee small hours.
Also free entry at the Shacklewell Arms on Saturday for sets from Gaygirl and Chemtrails.
Music from Beach Riot, Press Club and Our Family Dog at the Prince Albert on Friday.
Another for Brighton peeps: Sleep Eaters join School Disco and Froth at the Komedia Studio Bar on Sunday.
There’s an interesting night of alt-rock in Newcastle on Thursday featuring the likes of Feral Family. They’re raising money for Musicians Against Homelessness so take a little extra with you if you can.
Cover photo: DJ Taye