Event preview: Tough Love turns 5

Hot night of fun and forward-thinking music going on at the Stags Head on 29th July, with Fair Ohs, Mazes, Cold Pumas, Becoming Real, Graffiti Island and Mazes. And, um, us.


Words by: Charlie Jones

Tough Love,, are an amazing East London-based label that promote honest, forward-thinking and fun music and have been going for five years, in which time they’ve put out records by HEALTH, Fair Ohs, Male Bonding, Spectrals, Becoming Real and lots of others we love. To celebrate, they’re putting on an all-dayer at the Stags Head. The line up is as follows (we’re going to be playing records too)…

Fair Ohs (Read Fair Ohs interview: ‘Our props are shorts’)
Cold Pumas (Read A love letter to repetition by Dan from Cold Pumas)
Becoming Real (Read Becoming Real interview: ‘I feel like it’s my alphabet’)
Prize Pets
Graffiti Island

Tough Love Is 5, the Stags Head, London, 29 July, free entry, 2pm-1am

Read Tough Love label profile: ‘It has to be love.’

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