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Electric Penguins // live in london

July 26, 2012


Electric Penguins // live in london

Mon 30th July – The Boogaloo, Archway Rd.
Tues 31st July – Surya, Pentonville Rd.
Wed 1st August – The Wheelbarrow, Camden

Electric Penguins London Live gigs and BBC with Robert Elms

July 20, 2012

Delighted to announce that Electric Penguins will be visiting London and playing the following live shows, join us for some chill electro psych folksy prog madness. 

Monday 30th July – THE BOOGALOO (312 Archway Road, N6 5AT)

Doors 8pm, free admission –

Tuesday 31st July – GLASSWERKS presents @ SURYA (156 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, N1 9JL)

Doors 7pm, £5 admission –

We are also doubly excited to be meeting the wonderful Robert Elms at his long running radio show on BBC London Live 94.9

Tune in between 12-3pm on Monday 30th July to hear our session and chat with Robert.

Electric Penguins – Lights Over London Video

July 10, 2012

Electric Penguins present their tribute to the gathering of athletes from all over the world for the London 2012 Olympic Games. This song is called Highgate Hill and it is dedicated to London and heroes worldwide.

Highgate Hill single available now from iTunes UK & iTunes Ireland

Bella Union chief plays the Penguins

May 26, 2011

Check out Simon Raymonde’s ‘Beneath The Surface’ show on tonight at 6pm where the Cocteau Twins member and Bella Union label boss will feature Electric Penguins.

“Beneath The Surface is a trawl through Simon’s out of control record collection, and a sharp reminder of how much incredible music exists that most people simply never even hear about.”

So shall it be tweeted, so shall it be done….

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 tomorrow night on Beneath The Surface on, new bon iver, i break horses, electric penguins and more ….
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Crawdaddy Headline Gig Friday 29th April

April 13, 2011

Guests To Be Announced.


Electric Penguins score a Channel4 score for Bobcom

February 11, 2011

Channel4 / Bobcom “Sounds From The Cities” featuring music by Electric Penguins.

Dublin based electro folk duo Electric Penguins have scored a UK theme tune on Channel4. The band who released their album “II” late last year have composed, arranged and recorded the theme tune and additional music for “Sounds From The Cities”, a series of four music programmes hosted by “Gavin and Stacey” star Mat Horne and featuring live performances byImelda May, Gruff Rhys, KT Tunstall, The Joy Formidable and others.

The series is brought to Channel 4 by, a pioneering new independent music website which gives unsigned artists the chance to sell their music direct online and win support slots on “Sounds From The Cities” and the chance to record in Abbey Road.

Electric Penguins release their new single “19 Winters” on Friday 25th February.

“Sounds From The Cities” continues on Channel4, Wednesday 23rd February at midnight.

Watch the first episode on 4od:


Electric Penguins named “Synth Act of 2010” by Hot Press…

January 27, 2011

Electric Penguins named “Synth Act of 2010” by Hot Press….


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