ATP POP-UP SHOP DOWNSTAIRS AT MAIDEN: THURS 17TH NOVEMBER TO SATURDAY 19TH NOVEMBER
In addition to the revamp of their online store, from Thursday 17th-Saturday 19th November renowned festival organisers ATP will be opening their very first pop-up shop in London. ATP will be taking over the basement of Maiden, 188 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6HU for three days.
Maiden, situated on the south end of Shoreditch High Street, sells a wonderful mixture of products that are fun, colourful, light-hearted and playful. Maiden sells everything, but not anything; wallpaper, wall stickers, ceramics, gifts, books, lighting and toys. Like an Aladdin's cave, Maiden is filled to the rafters with all manner of things: think giant rubber ducks, Chinese waving cats, animal egg cups, David Bowie masks and potato guns. Maiden is a shop full of everything you ever wanted to own, just for the sheer sake of it. As well as the ever changing ranges of product on the ground floor the Maiden also has a basement which has played host to a number of specatularly different temporary events. From fashion, to art, to royal memorabilia, all manner of things have gone on downstairs at Maiden; there was even the World's first X rated cake shop there for four days in 2010 (the vagina cupcakes sold out in under an hour).
The ATP Pop Up Store will be open from 11am-7.30pm on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th November, and from 11am-6.30pm on Saturday 19th November. In store we will be selling:
-Tickets for Upcoming ATP shows without booking fee - These will include our Battles, Gang Gang Dance, Magic Band, Superchunk, Panda Bear, Thurston Moore, Mister Heavenly, Wolf People, Explosions In The Sky and Olivia Tremor Control London shows.
-CD & Vinyl - Albums & Singles by Sleepy Sun, Fuck Buttons, Deerhoof, Autolux, Magic Band, Alex Tucker and more. Some of these are compilations by artists who curated previous festivals, these include Autechre, Shellac & Matt Groening. Some of the vinyl are coloured, picture discs special editions. We'll be selling our Spiritualized Pill Box Sets - 12 CD box sets featuring the 'Ladies and Gentlemen' album + Loads of extras.
-Custom Mades - By Deerhoof, Alexander Tucker & Drones. These are limited edition double 7"s where the artist gets to pick the tracks they put on from their own work- something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.
-ATP DVD - The feature length ATP Film on PAL DVD.
-Tote Bags - From the Animal Collective & IBYM UK Curated by Portishead events.
-T-shirts & Hoodies - At least one design for nearly every each festival we've run, featuring designs by Michael Motorcycle, Tim Biskup, Tara McPherson, Kii Arens, James King, Pete Fowler, Matt Groening and more.
-Baby Grows - The last stock of our special ATP baby grows.
-Posters - Various prints ranging from screen print through to Giclee quality. -Designers include: Amos, Michael Motorcycle, Kii Arens, Tim Biskup, Matt Groening, Tara McPherson, Kathie Olivas, Will Schaff.
-Previous ATP Programmes - A variety of previous ATP programmes will be sold at a low price, these are all unique and commemorative of each festival. This will be the first time they’ve been available after the events. Designers for this include: James King, Kii Arens, Tim Biskup, Tara McPherson, Will Scheff, Michael Motorcycle, Matt Groening.
-Dolbees - Our limited edition vinyl toys that we released at each festival over a period, the initial toy design was by MAD and further designers were invited to put their own artwork on subsequent ones. These designers include: Kathie Olivas, Michael Motorcycle, Kii Arens, Sket-One, Melvins, Brandt Peters, Pete Fowler, Tara McPherson, Eric White and Tim Biskup.
All Tomorrow’s Parties is an organisation based in London that has been promoting festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years. It was founded by Barry Hogan in 1999 in preparation for the first All Tomorrow’s Parties festival, the line-up of which was curated by Mogwai and took place in the unusual setting of Pontins Holiday Camp, Camber Sands.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Jim Jarmusch, Pavement, The Flaming Lips, The Breeders, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Mike Patton & Melvins, My Bloody Valentine, Explosions In The Sky, Pitchfork Media, Portishead, Dirty Three, Sonic Youth, The Shins, Sleater Kinney, Dinosaur Jr., Devendra Banhart, Mudhoney, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Mars Volta, Vincent Gallo, Slint, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Stephen Malkmus, Mogwai, Tortoise, Shellac, Autechre, Modest Mouse, Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening and Animal Collective.
Since then the festival has appeared every year, and continues to set itself apart from festivals like Reading or Glastonbury by staying intimate, non-corporate and fan-friendly. Another vital difference is that the line-ups are chosen by significant bands or artists, resulting in unpredictable and exciting events which combine performances by legendary and influential acts with appearances by the latest crop of experimental artists from any (and every) musical genre. The All Tomorrow’s Parties festival has become more successful with every passing year, moving in 2006 to a larger holiday camp. It has taken place in the UK, USA and Australia, and has been curated by the following artists:
All Tomorrow’s Parties also differentiates itself from other festivals by embracing seemingly disparate artistic genres. Most festival events feature art exhibitions and cinema programmes and others have featured spoken word performances, stand up comedy and book clubs.