Earlier this morning we announced that early bird tickets for 2012’s Camden Crawl went on sale here.

As if that’s not enough, the guys down at CCHQ are bringing you new music every fortnight in the lear-up to Camden Crawl under the guise of Variety, starting tonight with a big fat launch party:

It’s FREE entry which is our eyes makes it all the more awesome. Four nights out for the price of NONE!

Rough Trade Shops Pop Quiz (7pm)
Hosted by Paul Guided Missile, this special edition of North London’s popular quiz features six exciting rounds including Catchphrase, Badly Drawing Boy, Blockbusters and the slightly rubbish live music round plus a multi-pack of crisps goes to the team with the best name.

Tiernan Douieb (8pm)
A professional comedian, qualified small person, honorary beard wearer, beverage heretic, action calligrapher, Tiernan is the compere for the evening. He invented the world’s first ever Twitter Comedy Club and is part of the highly acclaimed London Comedy Improv alongside Rufus Hound, Tara Flynn, Brendan Dempsey and Michael Legge. www.tiernandouieb.co.uk

Phil Nichol (8:15pm)
An acclaimed actor, award winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician, Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer. With a surreal edge to his mischievous rantings, his keen sense of fun and eye for the shocking and absurd has cemented his position as one of the best comedians on the circuit today. www.philnichol.co.uk

Two Wounded Birds (9pm)
A band with a fervent appreciation of melody and a deep reverence for ‘the song’, Two Wounded Birds have steeped themselves in the defining sounds of the last 60 years. Their new Moshi Moshi single ‘Together Forever’ will be released the week of the gig. This is the sound of well-crafted, timeless pop played by a group of unwavering, romantic, rock and roll obsessives….and they’re from Margate. Awesome! www.twowoundedbirds.com

Young Legionnaire (10pm)
When a band like Young Legionnaire comes along, it’s a reminder that the UK is the originator of pounding riffs, scorching guitars and sensory-grabbing rhythms. Formed by Paul Mullen formerly of yourcodenameis:milo and Gordon Moakes of Bloc Party, the band recently signed to Wichita Recordings to release their debut album, Crisis Works. www.younglegionnaire.com

Good Girls Gone Bad DJs (10:45pm)
The Round Our Gaff femme fatales and veteran Camden Crawl DJs, Good Girls Gone Bad blast out sounds from filthy electro to rock to hip hop until curfew. www.myspace.com/ourgirlsdj

Be there or be boring!

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