Pop Noir duo Black Nail Cabaret from Hungary showcase their incredible live act at New Cross Dark on Friday February 18th 2022, with support from Promenade Cinema, Kuro, BEKIMACHINE & DJ Matt Hart.
Friday 18th February 2022
Tickets £10 advance
Black Nail Cabaret is a dark avant-garde pop duo from Hungary. Formed in 2008, the group consists of Emese Arvai-Illes (vocals) and Krisztian Arvai (keyboards). They are known in particular for their dramatic stage appearance, combining music and art with poetry, costumes and BDSM eroticism. They have been performing live across Europe since their debut in 2010 and in 2020 released the album Gods Verging on Sanity, which has been hailed as their magnum opus.
Praise for Gods Verging on Sanity:
"Packed with vocal wizardry and captivating soundscapes, Black Nail Cabaret raise the bar once more" - Electricity Club
"Here we have nine tracks showing what you can accomplish if you refuse to limit yourself” - Release Magazine
"There is almost something ritual about listening to it” - Dark Music World
With reviewers citing nods to Abba, Editors, Lady Gaga, John Foxx, and Vangelis, Sheffield’s Promenade Cinema have been captivating audiences with danceable darkwave and striking multi-layered synthpop vocals since hitting the scene in 2016. Their memorable hooks and opulent melodies strike a perfect balance between euphoric electro and emotional synthetic orchestration.
Kuro are Industrial pop from Glasgow for the filthy freaks. Filled with angst, energy and eye liner.
BEKIMACHINE is a London-based electronic music producer, singer and songwriter who makes genre-bending synth pop with a dash of shadow and a twist of dark.
Matt Hart is a British industrial musician and DJ from London, UK.
New Cross Dark is a new collaboration between Lost Paradise Promotions and New Cross Live bringing snythpop, darkwave and post-punk gigs and club nights to South London.