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Andrew Weatherall

GO AHEAD AND DROP the BOMB

November 27, 2016| by Faber Social

We’re excited to announce our first Faber Social for 2017, taking place on February 8th at our spiritual home The Social, 5 Litte Portland Street. GO AHEAD AND DROP the …

Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow

July 18, 2016| by Faber Social

On August 15th we’re heading into the unknown for Faber Social with Free Your Mind…And Your Ass Will Follow, back at our spiritual home of The Social in London. We have an …

TIM BOOK TOUR

May 4, 2016| by Faber Social

We’re very excited to announce that Tim Burgess will be hitting the road in July in support of his forthcoming book Tim Book Two: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco. …

New Andrew Weatherall Mix

September 3, 2015| by Faber Social

To celebrate today’s publication of Psychedelia and Other Colours by Rob Chapman, the author of the books foreword, Andrew Weatherall, has created this special acid-inspired mix. Andrew on the mix: “Deadlines were …

Review: Beck at The Social

July 8, 2015| by Faber Social

On Tuesday the 30th of June, after some frantic organisation, Beck played a secret show at Faber Social in front of 100 people. Our roving reporter Robin Turner has filed …

Faber Social Presents Julian Cope

May 8, 2014| by Faber Social

On Monday June 23 Faber Social are proud to present Julian Cope at The Tabernacle in support of his debut novel One Three One: A Time-Shifting Gnostic Hooligan Road Novel. …

Exclusive Weatherall & Cope Vinyl plus competition!

May 6, 2014| by Faber Social

June 2014 sees the release of Julian Cope’s debut novel One Three One: A Time-travelling Gnostic Hooligan Road Novel. The novel features multiple bands and artists from the 1980s who …

Andrew Weatherall Photo Gallery

April 11, 2014| by Faber Social

A selection of photos from our day of culture at the House of St. Barnabus, curated by the Faber Social’ former Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Weatherall. Thanks to everyone who came down …

The Final Transmission by Andrew Weatherall

April 11, 2014| by Faber Social

Andrew Weatherall’s final mixtape as the Faber Social Artist in Residence. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141530392″ params=”color=ff9900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Featuring… 1. Suite of Culto Solar – Luis Perez 2. Life Child …

Artist in Residence Handover

March 28, 2014| by Faber Social

Next weekend at House of St Barnabus in Soho we will celebrate Andrew Weatherall’s year as our inaugural Artist in Residence with an afternoon and evening of literary conversation and …

The Deep Hum (at the Heart of It All)

March 23, 2014| by Faber Social

Michael Smith was not an attendee of R. D. Laing’s ‘Anti-University of London’, situated in Hoxton’s Rivington Street in 1968. He did not buy Post-New Romantic kecks from Willie Brown’s …

Andrew Weatherall’s Social – Programme Details

March 18, 2014| by Faber Social

With a little under two weeks to go we’re excited to reveal more details about Andrew Weatherall’s Social, presented with The House of St. Barnabas and Festival Number 6. The …

Andrew Weatherall’s Mixtape

February 25, 2014| by Faber Social

To get us in the mood for his Faber Social at the House of St Barnabus on the 29th March, Andrew Weatherall has put together a glorious mixtape entitled STONE …

Andrew Weatherall at The House of St Barnabus

February 21, 2014| by Faber Social

The House of St. Barnabas and Faber Social, in association with Festival No.6, are proud to present ANDREW WEATHERALL’S SOCIAL on Saturday 29 March 2014. Part of The House of …

Cultural Highlights: 2013

December 20, 2013| by Faber Social

2013 is drawing to a close and what a year it’s been. We’ve asked some of our authors, staff and friends to give us a rundown of their cultural highlights …

DBC Pierre, Michael Smith and Andrew Weatherall

October 30, 2013| by Faber Social

Faber & Faber publish new books by DBC Pierre and Michael Smith as special editions, fusing literary talent with art, film – and music from DJ Andrew Weatherall. With a …

So Farr So Good

September 24, 2013| by Faber Social

A few weeks ago I attended Farr Festival – a small dance-music event in the middle of a forest in Hertfordshire. It started a few years back as a private …

Faber Social presents Unreal City with Andrew Weatherall, Michael Smith and guests

September 12, 2013| by Faber Social

For October’s Faber Social, co-hosted with Heavenly Recordings, we invite you to an evening celebrating the UNREAL CITY that is London. Michael Smith and Andrew Weatherall perform from their new release Unreal City. Ben Watt talks about …

Music’s Not For Everyone – Weatherall’s Mix Tape

May 1, 2013| by Faber Social

I have been an admirer of the work of Ian F. Svenonius ever since meeting him and his first band, The Nation Of Ulysses *, in a Memphis recording studio …

Andrew Weatherall in the Archive (Part 2)

April 25, 2013| by Faber Social

In this second interview with our Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Weatherall talks in the Archive about ‘the slightly sleazy, fruity side of Sir John Betjeman’. This is the second in our series …

Kim Fowley, Lord of Garbage

April 25, 2013| by Faber Social

Kim Fowley once looked into the eyes of my muse and wife to be, Lady Elizabeth Jane Walker, pointed to me and offered up a prediction. ‘You will bear that …

The Chairman in Lino

April 10, 2013| by Faber Social

As his tenure as Artist in Residence hits full steam, Andrew Weatherall has produced this striking  ‘Self Portrait’ Linocut. Watch the first of our series of interviews with Andrew Weatherall …

Andrew Weatherall in the Archive

April 5, 2013| by Faber Social

In the first of a series of interviews in the Faber archive, Andrew Weatherall talks about creativity and his latest project The Asphodells. Read Andrew Weatherall’s short story about being …

Andrew Weatherall is Our Inaugural Artist in Residence

April 5, 2013| by Faber Social

Faber Social is thrilled to announce celebrated DJ, producer, collaborator and bastion of the underground Andrew Weatherall as its inaugural Artist in Residence. Faber Social, the publishing and events initiative …

The Interview – Andrew Weatherall

April 5, 2013| by Faber Social

Like exquisitely evil Japanese inquisitors who tortured their victims in a beautiful zen garden, my interrogators allowed me a moment of sensory delight. Bracing myself against the grey steel shelving …

‘Ruled by Passion, Destroyed by Lust’: The Asphodells

March 20, 2013| by Faber Social

Last Spring, Andrew Weatherall released the aptly-named Masterpiece, a 3CD, near-to-five-hour mix of such range and addictive gungo-ho turntable joy it rekindled the dormant house music fanatic in me. It …