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Video: Petite Noir "Pressure" (Live at Boiler Room)

Petite Noir Boiler Room London live footage featuring "Pressure."


Cape Town 'noir waver' Petite Noir recently played a stint of shows in London at tastemaker-internet-club-space Boiler Room and at The Old Blue Last. Watch two clips of those shows below, first up: a birds-eye-viewed video of Petite Noir performing new single "Pressure" for a dark Boiler Room — you can grab the entire BR podcast. Second: Heavy Mosh's recap video of the group at the Bad Life showcase. See both below.

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[H/T Capital of Cool]

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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