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PØRTS


Live at SERC MAPA recently played host to the magnificent PØRTS as part of the excellent Open House Festival on tour with John Smith. With their debut album set for imminent release, this band are surely destined for great things. Watch their full set again here.
This gig was first broadcast on the wonderful NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) on 21/04/15
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No Matter

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With a hectic summer of gigs, tours and festivals beckoning, the pop punktastic foursome that is No Matter came into Studio 1 to record a few tunes and stay for a yarn. Enjoy!
This episode was first broadcast on the bootifull NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) on 9/04/15
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The Bonnevilles

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The masters of garage punk blues, the Bonnevilles, came into Studio1 to record a couple of live tracks and have a chat before setting off on their latest UK tour. Enjoy!
This episode was first broadcast on the lubbly jubbly NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) on 12/02/15
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Hornets

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Fresh from a tour of Ireland and with a brand new singer and two roaring new tunes, the almighty Hornets ripped up Studio1 and spat it out again. Take cover!
This episode was first broadcast on the simply divine NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) on 26/11/14

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Axis Of

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Their amazing new album "The Mid Brae Inn" is out in just over a month's time and to celebrate, the lads came into Studio 1 to record a couple of live tracks from it and have a bit of an auld yarn. Enjoy!
This episode was first broadcast on the rather lovely NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) on 19/11/14
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Plague Artists

edge If you missed those hard rocking grungsters, Plague Artists on NVTV tonight (Freeview Ch08, Virgin Ch159) you can watch them again here right now. I think someone just might have a new single out...
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Chasing Perpetua

edge If you missed the beautiful Chasing Perpetua tonight on NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) watch them again here.
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Many Moons

edge Live at SERC MAPA is starting a collaboration with the new local digital TV station for the wider Belfast area NVTV (Freeview Ch 08, Virgin Ch 159) this Wednesday at 7.30pm with Bangor acoustic supremos Many Moons. You can still check them out here as well, talking about their new single release, but don’t forget to tune into NVTV every week from now on.
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The Last Generation

The monstrous riff machine that is The Last Generation came in to the newly revamped SERC MAPA studio stage to play a couple of tracks from their new EP - “Torann”
Enjoy.
More info on the band lastgeneration.bandcamp.com
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Audio Cavalry


Audio Cavalry - "structures of alternative rock merged delicately with a wall of ambient, tinkling, ear licking goodness". Yes, that's right, ear licking goodness.
More info on the band at www.facebook.com/AudioCavalry
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Spree


With their sublime vocals, old school piano breaks, tight drum programming,, live bass and turntablist hocus pocus we present to you, the d'n'b legends that are Spree. Enjoy!
More info on the band HERE
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We Are Knuckle Dragger


We Are Knuckle Dragger stopped off on their recent mini Irish tour, to play us two tunes from their new brain melting album "The Drone". Aran and Pete from the band (both ex SERC MAPA students) used to be such nice boys before they relocated to sunny Newcastle!
Watch it now.
More info on the band www.weareknuckledragger.com
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Aggressors BC


Those loveable skanksters, Aggressors BC, came into Studio 1 to announce the release of their long awaited debut album, “Tone of the Times”, play a couple of instant classics of it and tell us all about their “rub a dub style”. Skatastic!
More info on the band here
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abandcalledboy

abandcalledboy managed to take some time off in the middle of their latest Irish tour to tell us how Mark, their new bassist, is getting on and play two blistering tunes including their new single “Dead Academics”. Lovely.
More info on the band here
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Sweet Taste


Take one Rock’n’Roll band, add a dash of Funk, Soul and Blues and you have the perfect recipe for some serious Sweet Taste (cheesy enough for yous!)
Fresh from a summer of festivals and on the eve of their new single, the lads rocked the house, had a chat and left us guessing what their upcoming surprise news might be….Hmmm….What could it be?!
More info on the band HERE
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The Wonder Villains


This month it was the turn of the lovely people that are the Wonder Villains to come in and record a couple of poptastic tunes for us, including their new single - “TV”.
They also chat about their festival adventures and their upcoming new album.
Check it! Like it! Share it!
Now also available on the excellent music site - Chordblossom!
For more info on The Wonder Villains go HERE
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Mojo Fury


A new term begins and what better way to celebrate than a brand new webcast featuring one of the finest bands in the land. Mojo Fury started life in the infamous practice rooms of Bangor tech and have gone on to conquer the known musical world with their debut album “Visiting Hours of a Traveling Circus”. The lads very kindly took a break from recording their new album, after a frenetic summer of gigs and festivals, to come in to Studio 1 and have a chat and a sing song. Enjoy!
For more info on the band go to http://www.mojofury.com/
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Silhouette


The mighty Silhouette took some time out from their relentless touring and recording schedule to come in to Studio 1 and record a couple of instant classics and have a bit of a chat. Watch and enjoy it all again above.
For more info go to http://www.silhouetteofficial.com
(although not in tech due to the annoying firewall!!)
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Empty Lungs


The epic Empty Lungs dropped into the studio to play us two new awe inspiring tunes and talk about their upcoming recording and touring projects. Catch it all again above.
For more info on the band go to www.emptylungs.com
Photos of the session HERE by the amazingly talented Suzi Taylor
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Sister Marko


It was Sister Marko's turn this week to play us their brand of catchy rock and talk a load of old cobblers for about half an hour (of which 5 mins was actually usable) - very funny! Enjoy above!
Then take a look at Suzi’s incredible pics HERE
For more info on Sister Marko go to MYSPACE or FACEBOOK
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The Jepettos


This episode features the new acoustic sound of the enchanting Jepettos. They played two songs of their EP and had a quick chat and you can enjoy it all again above.
More info on the Jepettos here…Facebook and here.. Bandcamp
Pictures from Dave HERE
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Bruce Joseph


Kat and PK are off on sabbatical so Dave stepped up to the plate and had a chat with the wonderful singer songwriter that is Bruce Joseph. See how they both got on above and then give us some feedback on our Facebook page HERE.
More info on Bruce at www.brucejoseph.co.uk
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Rams Pocket Radio


Twas the week before Christmas... The man behind RAMS' POCKET RADIO, Peter McCauley stops in to deliver his gift-wrapped "deconstructive minimalist pop" for a truly special podcast. The perfect way to end the first term of the new season! Happy Holidays everybody!
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Eatenbybears


The penultimate session for this term features the innovative new “violin based guitardrum” sound of the magnificent Eatenbybears. Watch it again above.
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Suzi Taylors excellent Pics of Eatenbybears HERE

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Amanda Agnew


The second part of our Live special from the last Sampler gig of this year features the beautiful voice of Amanda Agnew. Watch it again above.
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Suzi Taylors excellent Pics of Amanda HERE

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Steering Fail


The last Sampler gig of the year featured the chaotic beautiful loveliness (with a side order of chips) sound of Steering Fail. Live@ SERC MAPA showed up to show their support, have a chat and record for posterity what the lovely chaps had to say. Watch it all again above.
More info on the band HERE
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Suzi Taylors excellent Steering Fail pics HERE

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Havana House Party


The most excellent Havana House Party popped in to the SERC MAPA studios to chat about their new EP and tour of the North. They also recorded a couple of the most bouncy catchy indie tunes we have heard in a long time. Watch it all again above

More info on the band HERE
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Suzi Taylors excellent HHP pics HERE

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Alaskan Death Jacket


The extremely brutal Alaskan Death Jacket braved a very spooky Studio 1 to record the Halloween special of Live@SERC MAPA. Check it out above. Don’t be scared now...

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Gacys Threads


It’s finally here! The first episode of the new Live@SERC MAPA series with the ferocious Gacys Threads. Find out what they had to say for themselves and check out PK and the new sofa above...

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It's Coming...

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