(This video from 2000 or so)
Not only will The Balloons be playing a rare local show this afternoon at the Birdsnest 16:30 but later at 19:00 Jack Blackburn and the Conformists will take the stage and tear another strip off.. Both bands have become fixtures of my soundscape the former since I saw them play at Clapham 101 club with Cardiacs in 1980 and latter just last year around the time of this recording. Now more could be made of both, whose nerve jangling tick trigering abrasion have their place abongst the greats, more than many aquired tastes. see you if you make it!