Heavy Pop

Her's + support

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Thu 18 Oct, 19:30

Door time: 7.30pm

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Merseyside oddball rabble-rousers and recent Are You Listening? Festival act Her's return to Reading.

Snappy guitar lines and sleazy vocals continue the pair's rollicksome reign as Liverpool’s answer to Ariel Pink or Mac Demarco. It’s a return to their 80s jangle pop, slack art rock origins, calling to mind early material like ‘Dorothy’, ‘Speed Racer’ and ‘What Once Was’ to ultimately reassert the curious oddball mythos that made the duo so magnetic in the first place.

They’ve been met with a glowing reception from Radio 1, 6Music, DIY, The Guardian, FADER, Stereogum, NME, The Line of Best Fit and Dork, and conquered a respectable chunk of the global circuit already through shows at Visions, Green Man, The Great Escape, SXSW and Bangkok. Her’s next spate of touring will see them hit the road throughout the nation, after playing a sold-out London show at Moth Club earlier in May, before slots at Citadel, Leopallooza, Neighbourhood Festival, Tramlines capping it all off with an Autumn headline tour.

Ticket information

£10.50 advance

Reviews

  • “Kind of like what would happen if The Strokes went to the beach for the summer”

    FADER
  • “Luminous guitar lines, tremulous dissonant vocals and an arsenal of gorgeous indie pop melodies”

    Guardian
  • “There’s something instantly charismatic about Her’s which proves pivotal.. It takes their jangly, oddball pop songs into another league”

    DIY

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

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