Hammersmith Vs Brixton

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Should I Play Hammersmith Or Brixton in December?

Hammersmith Odeon
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41%
Brixton Academy
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59%
 
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Post by Pete » Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:28 pm

I'd class Camden as upmarket against Brixton.
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Post by sadsongco » Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:22 pm

frank wrote:
kenco wrote:brixton for history, hammersmith for vibe.
see i would, personally, say the absolute opposite. hammersmith has so much more history - queen, maiden, motorhead, dylan, nick cave, neil young...
... Genesis, Marillion, Level 42...
I've been to a lot of less-cool gigs than Frank.
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Post by Rubber_Soul » Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:23 pm

Brixton from me as I've always loved the shows I've seen there. As long as it's on a weekend though it's all good and I'm not fussed.
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Post by Foxy » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:49 am

Hammersmith I'd say. For Pete's reasons, and also because I prefer it as a venue, has always had better sound when Ive gone. Isnt it also slightly bigger?
Been to these:

08.06.05 12.04.06 20.10.06 30.04.07 21.09.07 03.04.08 10.05.08 08.08.08 23.08.08 27.08.09 29.10.09 (x2) 19.12.09 24.03.10 12.12.10 27.11.11 13.04.12 23.07.12

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Post by smige2 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:05 pm

I'm going to go for Hammersmith. Never been there so it's a novelty, and it seems quicker to get to than Brixton from King's Cross.

Also, I know it's petty, but after I saw The Pogues at Brixton all the venue bars were shut and I was really thirsty. This annoyed me, as I have to have my post-gig tapwater. Sometimes I have two!

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Post by martin » Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:45 am

my cricket club's completely fucking skint - how about scrapping hammersmith AND brixton and just playing a fund raiser in the clubhouse bar?
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Post by greg » Sat Feb 13, 2010 2:53 am

brixton

closer to where i live

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Post by eyeexam » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:57 pm

loved every gig i've been to at brixton. although i have not yet been to the apollo.
and drive all night 'till the break of dawn

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Post by Jethro » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:06 pm

Brixton for me cause I love the place, despite it being in Brixton.

And just to clarify...
Tomasz wrote:
Pete wrote:less people trying to sell you fake drugs / mug you.
Aren't they all in 'fucking' Camden?

Brixton sounds more impressive to me, I've never been to the apollo tho' so it's not a fair opinion really!
Brixton is where you go if you fancy seeing a shooting, Camden is the place for buying "refreshing herbal blend" or novelty Hitler T-shirts.

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Post by Outroversion » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:00 pm

I'd definately suggest hammersmith. I tend to steer clear of brixton since it's like hell at night, drug dealers and prostitutes all flogging their wares. It's a bit of a come down coming out of gigs their lol

hammersmith though is lovely and parking is surprisingly excellent. I'll be going by train either way though.

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Post by Outroversion » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:01 pm

frank wrote:
kenco wrote:brixton for history, hammersmith for vibe.
see i would, personally, say the absolute opposite. hammersmith has so much more history - queen, maiden, motorhead, dylan, nick cave, neil young...
I went to see nick cave there!

Plus how can people bag on the slope at brixton!

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Post by skhmmi » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:08 pm

Outroversion wrote:hammersmith though is lovely and parking is surprisingly excellent. I'll be going by train either way though.
From Oxford? Surely you're better with the Oxford tube? Runs 24 hours, and you only have to worry about how to get back to Victoria after the gig, rather than racing back to Paddington whilst still being in time for the last train.

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Post by Outroversion » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:11 pm

skhmmi wrote:
Outroversion wrote:hammersmith though is lovely and parking is surprisingly excellent. I'll be going by train either way though.
From Oxford? Surely you're better with the Oxford tube? Runs 24 hours, and you only have to worry about how to get back to Victoria after the gig, rather than racing back to Paddington whilst still being in time for the last train.
I don't know too much about tubes :lol: if you do then i'll just agree with you being from here too!

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Post by skhmmi » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:24 pm

Outroversion wrote:
skhmmi wrote:
Outroversion wrote:hammersmith though is lovely and parking is surprisingly excellent. I'll be going by train either way though.
From Oxford? Surely you're better with the Oxford tube? Runs 24 hours, and you only have to worry about how to get back to Victoria after the gig, rather than racing back to Paddington whilst still being in time for the last train.
I don't know too much about tubes :lol: if you do then i'll just agree with you being from here too!
http://www.oxfordtube.com/

(it's actually just a coach)

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Post by Outroversion » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:30 pm

skhmmi wrote:
Outroversion wrote:
skhmmi wrote: From Oxford? Surely you're better with the Oxford tube? Runs 24 hours, and you only have to worry about how to get back to Victoria after the gig, rather than racing back to Paddington whilst still being in time for the last train.
I don't know too much about tubes :lol: if you do then i'll just agree with you being from here too!
http://www.oxfordtube.com/

(it's actually just a coach)
wow that's amazing! i'm new to public transport as recently i decided to get rid of my car so I can have an extra £200 or so every month! Definately gonna look into this :D

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