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Robot Vs Dinosaur

Robot Vs Dinosaur was Birmingham's most diverse and eclectic electronic night, taking place at Island Bar on every third Friday of the month.

Thursday 26th June, 2008:

Top UK-based electronic imprint Ai Records have released a triple split EP, featuring fresh tracks from Plant43– headliner of our very first night way back in Feb, if you remember- alongside brand new cuts from labelmates The Third Man and Najem Sworb. Sounding like a snapshot of electro’s past, present and future, the release as […]

Wednesday 25th June, 2008:

Thanks to everyone who came to Robot Vs Dinosaur last Fri, hope you all had a fantastic night. Arc Vel laid down some strikingly organic-sounding beats, gorgeously augmented by live guitar and beautiful undersea visuals, whilst those foolishly sat outside smoking during Portmanteau‘s set missed a flawless exercise in owl-rotation, soundtracked by their trademark ultra-glitchy […]

Wednesday 18th June, 2008:

Lock up your dinos… Robot Vs Dinosaur #5 is just around the corner! Taking place at Island Bar (next door to the Alex theatre, just ’round the corner from Sunflower Lounge) this coming Friday, our forthcoming event will see us breaking boundaries and smashing genres together to create a soundclash of epic proportions… Friday’s event […]

Tuesday 17th June, 2008:

It seems that quite a few of our live acts have video online as well as music- consequently, we’ve set up a Robot vs Dinosaur YouTube channel to aggregate videos which are relevant to what we’re doing. As well as collecting together content by live acts at Robot Vs Dinosaur, we’ll also be posting anything […]

Monday 16th June, 2008:

RvD March headliner Calika (aka Brighton’s Simon Kealoha) has recently pulled the wraps off his new musical project, Zermatt. A collaboration with Berlin-based electroacoustic artist Phon°noir, the new band sees both stepping out of their respective comfort zones. An album is currently in the works, but in the meantime hit up their myspace and enjoy […]

Saturday 14th June, 2008:

Looks like we’re not the only ones with a shiny new toy to play with! After several months of hosting nothing more than an amusing teletext-based splash page, top London technomentalist and previous RvD headliner Datassette has finally got ’round to relaunching his website. The new site includes an extensive discography, a selection of downloadable […]

Thursday 12th June, 2008:

Google, Yahoo and co- watch your backs! Following some 1200 cigarettes, a couple hundred cups of coffee and god only knows how many late nights, the official Robot Vs Dinosaur online social interspace is finally installed and running. As well as providing up-to-the-minute info on forthcoming RvD events and activities, we’ll also be using this […]