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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.
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Tuesday 11th November, 2008:

As previously mentioned, Robot vs Dinosaur will be returning to Island Bar come Friday 21st November and as ever we’ve all manner of electronic thrills and spills in store. On the live front we’ve got a headline set from London-based techno merchant The Third Man (of whom we wrote about at great length in our […]

Wednesday 8th October, 2008:

Final reminder: we’re DJing tonight at BUSK, as part of their BOOST event. Entry is free, with the night running from 10:30 ’til 3am. More info can be found via their myspace, whilst BUSK itself can be found on Gough St opposite Island Bar. See you there?

Monday 6th October, 2008:

RvD June performer Arc Vel has released an mp3 single entitled ‘Lin’ via new digital music emporium Indmill. The single features three amazing tracks including a brand new number called ‘Bed Sidde’, which quite frankly took my breath away on first listen. Sounding like Ryuichi Sakamoto gleefully hurling Tortoise‘s equipment down the stairs, find an […]

Tuesday 30th September, 2008:

…who came down to the last Robot vs Dinosaur! To those who couldn’t make it: you missed a double bill of crunch-tastic technomadness from Jade One and QXTC! You missed live visual jockeying from Chromatouch! And most of all, you also missed exceedingly good cake, and all the cake-related dual-birthday hilarity which invariably comes with […]

Monday 8th September, 2008:

And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Robot Vs Dinosaur will be back at Island on Friday September 19th, provided that the world doesn’t get destroyed by the Large Hadron Collider come this Wednesday (EDIT- didn’t happen in the end… how disappointing!). Sounding a little like Autechre and Mouse On Mars after having […]

Tuesday 26th August, 2008:

Thanks to everyone who turned out to the last Robot Vs Dinosaur, after a slightly patchy Summer it was the best night we’ve had for quite some time- hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did! Special thanks are of course owed to Mike In Mono and Girljoy (pictured) for coming down and […]

Wednesday 13th August, 2008:

Consider this a warning: less than 48 hours to go now ’til Robot Vs Dinosaur stomps back to Island Bar come this Friday (the 15th)! As well as top-notch brain-blowing live electronic action from Mike In Mono & Girljoy, we’ll also be DJing everything from Manitoba to Merzbow- expect electronic music of all flavours, some […]