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The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom | Live review

The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom
LIVE REVIEW

The air inside Camden’s Electric Ballroom on Thursday evening is humid with anticipation and a meniscus of tensile energy waiting to somehow be punctured. Since releasing their debut album Amphetamine Ballads in April 2014, The Amazing [read more]

The Wet House at the Soho | Theatre review

The Wet House at the Soho
THEATRE REVIEW

Paddy Campbell’s 2013 collaboration with Live Theatre and Max Roberts, The Wet House this year turns southwards from Newcastle down to Soho. The performance features the Campbell’s original script – the story of three carers and [read more]

Caribou – Our Love | Album review

Caribou – Our Love
ALBUM REVIEW

The word “anticipated” couldn’t be more of an understatement when applied to Caribou’s latest venture, Our Love. Dan Snaith’s newly released album is his first Caribou output in four years, and those have been four long years [read more]

The Rivals at the Arcola | Theatre review

The Rivals at the Arcola
THEATRE REVIEW

Comparing 18th century comic drama to its purely chronological predecessors in Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson is much like comparing Victorian penny dreadfuls to the complete works of the Romantic poets: it is a true test of suspension of [read more]

Johnny Marr at Brixton Academy | Live review

Johnny Marr at Brixton Academy
LIVE REVIEW

On 6th October Playland, the second solo album from Manchurian guitarist-turned-singer Johnny Marr was released to commercial success, charting at number nine in the UK and receiving positive reviews. The initial focus for any musician [read more]

Memphis at the Shaftesbury | Theatre review

Memphis at the Shaftesbury
THEATRE REVIEW

David Bryan and Joe DiPietro’s Memphis opens in the West End this week after sweeping Broadway with its 1950s charm and indelible soul. Its reputation preceding it, Memphis is the story of an ambitious small-town guy, Huey Calahoun [read more]

One Republic at the O2 Arena | Live review

One Republic at the O2 Arena
LIVE REVIEW

One Republic are currently on a European tour entitled Native, to promote their third album; Wednesday saw them take over the O2 Arena in Greenwich. The venue was packed and the excitement tangible as the guys took to the stage. The [read more]

Little Noise Sessions: Jake Bugg at Union Chapel | Live review

Little Noise Sessions: Jake Bugg at Union Chapel
LIVE REVIEW

Little Noise Sessions, curated by Jo Whiley, are held in Union Chapel in Islington every year in aid of Mencap. The particular focus is on raising awareness around the simple logistical issues faced by people with learning difficulties – [read more]

Death From Above 1979 at Electric Ballroom | Live review

Death From Above 1979 at Electric Ballroom
LIVE REVIEW

There seems to be a flurry of top quality two-piece bands at the moment: Royal Blood, The Black Keys, The Kills. But no one does it quite as loud, dirty and groovy as Death From Above 1979. This band from Canada made such a huge impact [read more]

The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko | Live review

The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko
LIVE REVIEW

Koko in Camden has the sort of tacky grandeur that’s perfect for hosting a night of unadulterated rock. Last night the packed-out venue was treated to a fantastic show from The So So Glos and The Hold Steady, two very different but [read more]

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The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom | Live review
The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom

The air inside Camden’s Electric Ballroom on Thursday evening is humid with anticipation and a meniscus of tensile [read more]

The Wet House at the Soho | Theatre review
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Paddy Campbell’s 2013 collaboration with Live Theatre and Max Roberts, The Wet House this year turns southwards from [read more]

Caribou – Our Love | Album review
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The word “anticipated” couldn’t be more of an understatement when applied to Caribou’s latest venture, Our [read more]

The Rivals at the Arcola | Theatre review
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Comparing 18th century comic drama to its purely chronological predecessors in Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson is much [read more]

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