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Prohibition Recording Studios Presents – Those Pretty Wrongs (Ticket Link In Description)

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September 17, 2023 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Prohibition Recording Studios, 24a Arrad Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 7BP, United KIngdom

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Prohibition Recording Studios bring Those Pretty Wrongs to Liverpool in support of critically acclaimed new album, Holiday Camp.

Having been a founding member of one of the most revered power pop bands of all time tends to be a footnote that follows you around. Yet Jody Stephens’ contribution to the pop canon goes well beyond his beginnings in Big Star, helping to refine alt-country with Golden Smog and shaping the ArdentRecords legacy well into the current era.

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Following the outpouring of love around the documentary, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, Jody reached out to his longtime friend, producer and songwriter Luther Russell to join him for some promotional appearances. A comfortability on stage became a kinship in the studio and eventually led to two albums as Those Pretty Wrongs. The comfort between the duo is key to what makes Those Pretty Wrongs work. Luther and Jody bounce ideas off of one another with the kind of natural symbiosis that all bands shoot to achieve. Heading into their third album, the band found themselves a new haven in the rising California outpost of Cosmic Americana, Roots, and Power Pop: Curation Records. Following the reissue of their two previous albums by the label in May, Holiday Camp finds Those Pretty Wrongs crafting a record that’s autumnal, searching for solace, and yet unsettled. The title is a nod to both wistful summers at bygone British institutions, the favored gig fodder for their ‘60s heroes, and the more sinister implications of Tommy’s Holiday Camp — communal, but with a cost.

Holiday Camp finds more than a few friends turning up to lace songs with their contributions. Recorded from their own home studios, string arrangements from Chris Stamey, moog from Wilco’s Patrick Sansone, and glockenspiel from Mitch Easter all bolster the record’s mercurial grace. The physical distance does little to dampen the sense of communal ease that holds tight at the album’s core. With shades of home-grown Memphis power pop, nods to Apple Records alums, and an appeal that trickles down to fans of open-hearted pop from Emmit Rhodes to The Elephant 6, Those Pretty Wrongs draw the listener into an environment that’s familiar and fragrant. Luther’s arrangements have a timeless temperance that wraps around the listener. Jody’s songwriting is as honest as ever. It’s a hand reaching out in the darkness, and a shoulder cry on. Jody and Luther’s harmonies have taken on a sublime alchemy. Like lost brothers found once more, they weave wonder into the pensive meditations on “This Painted Sky,” and the hopeful send-off of “The Way,” With their full catalog in the steady hands of Curation, the band members find themselves poised to re-examine their past while excited to enter a new era with their most affecting album on the way.

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Supporting Those Pretty Wrongs will be Tim Nova!

Hailing from a small village in the Northwest of the UK, Tim Nova brings real & raw songs combined with a perfect blend of pop ballads & an upbeat indie/rock edge. His music resonates & appeals to many, especially those who love music to have that ‘live’ feel.

“I write songs that are destined to be played live. I want everyone to have that experience, whether that’s at an actual gig or whether you’ve just got your headphones on!”


Consider this your chance, as a fan, to come hear the artist you love perform in an intimate, inner-city studio environment and also discover new, similar and fantastic musicians.

This is a unique gig experience that puts you at the heart of the artist’s performance.

A large proportion of the revenue raised from ticket sales is returned to the artists as payment for their talent and musicianship.

Prohibition Recording Studios prides itself in having musical integrity on behalf of ourselves and the artists.

Tickets are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

No under 18s allowed. Doors open at 19:00 and the music starts shortly after.

We politely ask all guests to arrive before the start time to ensure performances are not disturbed.

Main Act: Those Pretty Wrongs

Support: Tim Nova

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Ticket sales end at 5pm on the day of the event – No tickets will be available on the door unless specified by Prohibition Recording Studios. 


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Note: There is limited seating at the venue – to avoid disappointment, please arrive for the event start time, which coincides with the doors opening. There are steps on entry to the building, so we are very sorry, but unfortunately due to restrictions of the building management we cannot offer a ramp for wheelchair users at this time. There may be a small card processing fee, unfortunately Prohibition Recording Studios cannot control this. We absorb all other fees where possible.

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