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Club Scenes: Wonky Pop


This week we are looking at club scenes - and today it is Wonky Pop, a club night which takes in cutting-edge pop, dance, hip hop and everything in between.

At this recent event at London's Cargo, Dan Black's hip pop act was followed by a folktronica set from Crystal Fighters.

Organiser René Symonds reckons the iPod shuffle generation will not be limited to one genre and wants a return to authenticity after years of manufactured pop.

The manifesto on Wonky Pop's website states: "We want to show the world that pop is not a four letter word, and for every flaky reality TV winner there's a myriad of cool, credible and weird acts.

"There's more to music than cheesy pop and crumby two-a-penny indie bands playing the Dublin Castle."

Produced by Sara Barman

Where to go: There are regular Wonky nights in London, quarterly UK tours and plans for monthly events in Glasgow and Manchester.

Key names: Sam Sparro, Alphabeat, New Young Pony Club, Frankmusik and Little Boots.

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