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Gigs

The next Meiosis gigs will be:

Saturday 9th June 2018 at The Bridge Hotel, Newcastle


with SDF, Toxic Melons and Ian Courtney. Further details here: www.facebook.com/events/581474782231494. Buy tickets at www.wegottickets.com/event/440553, only £5 in advance.


Meiosis will be supporting The Bowie Experience at The Cluny, Newcastle on Saturday August 4th and Sunday 5th 2018.


Tickets are available at www.wegottickets.com/f/11637 and further details can be found at www.facebook.com/events/863262363856628

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Blog

An irregular series of blogs by Martin 'Meiosis' Thompson to make you think, laugh and cry can be found here.

Podcast



Check out the brand new podccast on a totally new theme - the Geeks' Guide to Newcastle! Details of all podcasts can be found here.

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S
omething Funny Happened On My Way To Utopia (self release)

This is Newcastle-based singer/songwriter Martin Thompson’s fourth album, and, as with his previous three, and due to the wonders of home-recording, he has played every note on it. And he remains as idiosyncratic as ever, writing pop songs that come out of the leftfield and addressing topics such as controversial Newcastle councillor T. Dan Smith, and the notion that his music sounds “Bowiesque” (Pull The Ladder Up, Jack – sounding, appropriately enough, like an off-cut from Aladdin Sane).

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Songs For 20 Something Year Olds (self release)

Meiosis is actually Newcastle based Martin Thompson, a talented so-and-so who certainly knows his way around a wonky tune with added Scott Walker style flavours. There are touches of Bowie too (from the tuneful playfulness of his Hunky Dory period to the avant-clatter of Low). And you’ve got to love a tune called Roald Dahl which has the refrain: "We miss you… When I die, be dignified.

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