Skinny Pelembe

Skinny Pelembe

Wednesday 11th October 2023

Parallel Lines Presents

Skinny Pelembe

Plus Lavender (DJ) and RY-GUY

7:30 pm until 10:15 pm


Price: £16.83

Status: On Sale (Updated on April 21st 2023)

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Doors open at 7:30 PM – Event ends at 10:15 PM

Age: You must be 16 years of age or more to attend this event (no exceptions). | Photo ID – We require original physical (non-digital) photo ID and use ID scanning. Without ID we may refuse you entry. | | Access – Standing. There are no seats assigned. The venue is arranged on several floors with many stairs and no lift. Find out more about accessiblity.

About Skinny Pelembe

“I never considered myself a singer before now,” says Skinny Pelembe. Viewing his 2019 debut Dreaming Is Dead Now from a comfortable distance, the Iggy Pop and Grace Jonesapproved one-man band recognises its enigmatically murky production as a sort of auditory “squid ink”, aiming to disguise a lack of vocal confidence and to obscure the man behind the music. On the sure-footed follow-up, he makes no such concessions.

It was while living in Essex and working as a photographer’s assistant and live-in carer that Skinny’s musical career took off. A self-professed “Gilles Peterson fanboy”, he responded to an open call for demos as part of the DJ’s talent development scheme Future Bubblers.

Skinny was subsequently selected to join the 2017 cohort, winning the opportunity to cut a record, stage a gig and receive hands-on mentoring. Part-way through the programme,Skinny self-released his debut EP – Seven Year Curse – before signing with Brownswood and sharing the dreamy boom-bap of breakout single ‘I’ll Be On Your Mind’.


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