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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 22nd October, 2008:

Mechakitten- the long-mooted joint event between Robot vs Dinosaur and indiepop promotions outfit The Autumn Store– is finally on the horizon, taking place at Island Bar this Saturday! The night features a rare headline performance from ex-Broadcast/Plone duo Seeland, plus motorik madness from London’s Arthur & Martha, electronic epics from previous RvD performer Arc Vel […]

Tuesday 21st October, 2008:

Giant mechagodzilla thank-yous to everyone who came down to October’s Robot vs Dinosaur! Drink was poured, music was consumed and minds were blown: mostly our own, given how good the turnout was in spite of our not having a great deal of time to promote the night as of late. Special thanks go out to […]

Sunday 5th October, 2008:

Given that it would seem we’ve got events coming out of our ears for Autumn, here’s a round-up of what we’re up to over the next month or so… Don’t forget, full details of all of our upcoming escapades can be found on our events page. First up: we’re very pleased to confirm that the […]

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 […]

Wednesday 17th September, 2008:

Just a couple of days to go before the next Robot vs Dinosaur! Taking place upstairs at Island Bar this Friday (the 19th), we’ll have brain-baking live electronic madness from Jade One & QXTC plus visuals from Chromatouch, as well as DJs playing all manner of electrogoodness- check out our events page for the full […]

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 […]

Wednesday 23rd July, 2008:

Robot Vs Dinosaur will be returning to Island Bar on Friday August 15th, with live services resuming following July’s free entry DJ-only event. This time ’round we have a headline set from ex-Plone and current ZX Spectrum Orchestra/Modified Toy Orchestra mainstay Mike In Mono, a man who’s passion for bubbling analogue synth-pop and gorgeous vocodered […]