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The Camden Crawl In Photos

By Luke Lewis

Posted on 08 May 12

 
 

Camden Crawl took place at the weekend and saw The Cribs, The Big Pink and Niki & The Dove all play at venues around Camden. Here are the highlights of a frantic, feedback-drenched couple of days.
All photos: Vic Frankowski/NME

Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME


Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

The Big Pink played a 40 minute set at KOKO culminating in fan favourite 'Dominos'.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Yasmin dropped some 90s fashion styles as she played The Jazz Cafe.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

The Cribs closed the festival with a headline set at KOKO. They played a selection of new tracks from 'In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull' as well as some of their classics.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Experimental popsters Fixers carry on despite having forgotten all their gear apart from some drum sticks.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Malin from Niki And The Dove treated KOKO to a run through of their electro goth hits including 'DJ, Ease My Mind' and 'Tomorrow'.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Eugene McGuiness' new look surprised many at KOKO, not least of all Alex Turner who was gutted to have been beaten in the Who Looks More Like Fonzie? competition.




Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

"Hi we're Glasvegas," Spector's Fred Macpherson told the crowd at KOKO. Oh, you wag, you!





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Tom Dougall from Toy was determined to keep his fringe long so he could continue hiding from former bandmate Joe Lean.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Leeds' Hawk Eyes played tracks from their new album 'Ideas' for the crowd at KOKO.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Johnny Foreigner played Camden's Wheelbarrow pub on Sunday, We Are Physics joined them for their final track.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Futureheads played an experimental set in the spirit of their album 'Rant'. They included a version of Kelis' 'Acapella' and a banjo led version their own take on 'Hounds Of Love'.





Photo: Vic Frankowski/NME

Although you can't see it, hidden in Barry Hyde's hand is a massive tuning fork, Ross was "a bit pitchy," during 'Decent Days And Nights'.


 
 
 
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