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Peaches/Tarwater/Laub/Maximillian Hecker (live)

Peaches93 Feet East, London 8 March 2002

Kitty-Yo hit London, taking over the snazzily labyrinthine 93 Feet East venue on Brick Lane for an evening of the label’s quality acts and a host of guest DJs from Berlin, London and further afield, one of whom seems to be playing Generation X‘s “Dancing With Myself”. Retro-chic has enveloped itself after all, it seems. The event is sold out with rapid ease, packing every available bar to the point where escape onto the roof terrace and the freezing night air is sometimes the only escape possible.

Back inside among the vibrantly chattering throng in the main room, Maximillian Hecker slips onstage alone with his guitar, keyboard and voice. His songs seem to resonate lonely angst and anguish, matched by music which strums glumly to itself and the audience seem to be witnesses more than participants in the live

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