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The Autumn Store is Birmingham’s night of classic and new indiepop, DIY pop, modern left-field indie type stuff, C86, and other songs we think sound pretty.

It was started in January 2006 by a cat called Wembley (pictured) although a devious mouse by the name of Minty tries to thwart his every lovable plot (not pictured – he’s simply TOO devious to be caught on camera).

The night is sometimes a DJ night only we mainly put on bands and do the indiediscodancing thing afterwards into the early hours.

The type of music played goes something along the lines of: The Postal Service · The Pipettes · Belle & Sebastian · Stars · I’m From Barcelona · The Field Mice · The Shins · Pavement · Camera Obscura · Architecture In Helsinki · Kenickie · Teenage Fanclub · The Retro Spankees · Stereolab · Mclusky · Orange Juice · American Analogue Set · Broken Social Scene · Saint Etienne · The Smiths · The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart · Half Man Half Biscuit ·

The Buzzcocks · Death Cab for Cutie · Mistys Big Adventure · Joy Division · The Wave Pictures · The Research ·

Los Campesinos! · Modest Mouse · Sonic Youth · The Deirdres · Super Furry Animals · Tilly and the Wall · Heavenly ·

My Bloody Valentine · Jeffrey Lewis · New Order · Joy Zipper · Comet Gain · Dinosaur Jr · The Orchids · Pulp ·

The Concretes · Elastica · Bearsuit · The Moldy Peaches · The Cure · Misty’s Big Adventure · CYHSY · Hefner ·

The Fall · Rough Bunnies · Broadcast · The Pixies · Beat Happening · Au Revoir Simone · Sufjan Stevens · Felt ·

The Wedding Present and loads more stuff.

How To Contact The Autumn Store:

You can e-meow us! For requests or to say hello or to find of future Autumn Stores, simply e-mail requests [at] theautumnstore.co.uk which should work, I am reliably informed. Don’t worry, we wont pass out your e-mail address to hoodlums or cads.

There’s an Autumn Store Group on Facebook too. We’re totally not a spammy group who fill your inbox with too much news either.