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Bugeye

Bugeye

Bugeye are a sequin-drenched all-female four-piece hailing from the concrete shores of Croydon and signed to Reckless Yes Records.

Re-imagined in 2018 with dirty guitars, disco beats, sizzling synths and exploding bass riffs that accelerate into the catchiest hooks south of the river, be prepared to hit the dancefloor and join the revolution. Sold out shows, rave reviews and an ever growing base of fans called Bugs, Bugeye are hotly tipped as ‘ones to watch’ – John Kennedy Radio X.

With live shows that embrace both music and the art of performance, Bugeye are embarking on a new world – one where the arts collide.

Their debut album ‘Ready, Steady, Bang’ was released in 2020 to critical acclaim featuring in many ‘best albums for 2020 lists’ including Louder Than War and God is In The TV. Their music is regularly played on BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music, Radio X, Amazing and Sirius to name but a few.

With lyrics touching on subjects from the mundanity of modern city life, to global issues such as racism and climate change, tunes come wrapped in a riotous optimism that demands you to dance. While Bugeye have one foot in pop’s past – think 70s dance floor meets post-punk meets noughties optimism – they certainly look towards a future, one that is theirs for the taking.

Podcasters, music activists and musicians, Bugeye are your new favourite band.

“ridiculously infectious” – John Kennedy, Radio X

“Bugeye have crafted an album which has taken elements from Garbage to Sleater-Kinney and crafted something very special indeed” – Louder Than War

“speaker-shaking disco pop, with a snarling post-punk edge” – Record Collector Magazine

“It’s an infectious slice of pop with a keys riff that sounds like it’s sending a message to an alien spaceship.” – God is in the TV

“a 2020 record that bodes extremely well for their future” – Loud Women

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Reviews

John Beverly
2021-11-23
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Undisclosed costs I was disappointed that the full cost of the show wasn’t disclosed up front. I.E. the rider cost which I found excessive for such a small show. But the agent did sort it out for me. John Beverly Krakatoa Aberdeen
Claire M
2021-11-22
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Very easy to deal with Very easy to deal with - will use again
Christina
2021-11-16
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Excellent Service The team are very responsive and easy to communicate with offering a great roster of talent. Well done!
Owen Branes
2021-08-19
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Always helpful and happy to work around… Always helpful and happy to work around any specific issues our end. Nothing is too much trouble date movement due to covid etc etc .
Edgar Coate
2021-08-11
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Amazing roster I've known Midnight Mango since the days when John Smith was an upcoming artist and their roster is now even more amazing and their professionalism is unmatched. Saw some amazing acts at Beautiful Days and Funke and the Two Tone Baby rocked the Bimble Inn with a bouncing crowd.
David Francis
2021-08-11
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Responsive and helpful Responsive and helpful. Thanks.
Ash
2021-08-10
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Big Up Midnight Mango! Pip has been a pleasure to deal with, prompt and friendly. We're big fans of so much of Midnight Mango's roster and would not hesitate to look to book further artists for our future events.
Moya Taylor
2021-07-30
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Really helpful with finding us… Really helpful with finding us fantastic artists at short notice. Will definitely use them again! Chickenstock Music Festival
Keith
2021-07-22
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Exactly as described and a very fine… Exactly as described and a very fine listen.
Ronnie McGrath
2021-07-15
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Excellent company to deal with. Excellent company to deal with. Straightforward, concise and totally professional. Without hesitation,I would definitely recommend to anyone that's interested in putting on live music events, to contact this company.