Cracking show by Shonen Knife in Whelan's last night, the third time I've seen them in said venue. They haven't disappointed me so far. As the man said:
"There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love trashy Japanese girl pop/rock, and those who have something wrong with them."
Or as the title of the 1989 tribute album to them goes: Every Band Has A Shonen Knife Who Loves Them:
PS Also a mention for support Kate's Party. Good tunes, and an adventurously idiosyncratic young guitarist...