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Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh

Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh

James Walsh is the lead singer of post-Brit Pop band Starsailor, who have been on hiatus for several years. Walsh is back with a debut solo album choc full of a brand new sound and is now touring the UK. We caught up with him around the [read more]

Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

It was pretty obvious that the judges of X-Factor knew exactly what they were thinking when they granted Matt Cardle the crown of the seventh series of the show. He is an unbelievable musical talent, and he did not fail to bring it all to [read more]

Sub Focus at Brixton Academy | Live review

Sub Focus at Brixton Academy
LIVE REVIEW

Electronic dance has taken the crown of popular music in the 21st century. With its bass-heavy electronics and uplifting tone, it gets any one of any age up and dancing even if they’re feeling a little lethargic after a few beers.  [read more]

Cut Copy and RÜFÜS at The Forum | Live review

Cut Copy and RÜFÜS at The Forum
LIVE REVIEW

It was all about the EDM at The Forum last night, as Cut Copy played their last UK date on a whirlwind world tour, supported by fellow aussie dance fiends, RÜFÜS. Long-time fans of Cut Copy, RÜFÜS took to the stage at the ungodly hour [read more]

Elbow at the O2 Arena | Live review

Elbow at the O2 Arena
LIVE REVIEW

Elbow are a remarkable band. Armed with some fantastic new songs from their latest album The Take Off and Landing of Everything they deliver a gig in front of 20,000 people that is simultaneously epic and deeply personal, large enough to [read more]

Desert Mountain Tribe at The Monarch | Live review

Desert Mountain Tribe at The Monarch
LIVE REVIEW

We all know the blues are full of troubles. So many emotional musicians resort to them to cathartically release their moans and groans, in order to cope with the harshness of life. Yet that foundation of the blues has been transcribed onto [read more]

Peggy Sue at Oslo | Live review

Peggy Sue at Oslo
LIVE REVIEW

If there’s any upcoming band you should have your eye on right now, it’s Peggy Sue. Hailing from Brighton, this indie-folk four piece have already toured with an impressive array of artists including Jack White, Mumford & [read more]

James Walsh at Bush Hall | Live review

James Walsh at Bush Hall
LIVE REVIEW

James Walsh is celebrating the release of his first solo album since the hiatus of Starsailor with a UK tour. Playing at Bush Hall on Tuesday night, he opened with new material from his debut Turning Point. Immediately Better Part of Me [read more]

Joan as Policewoman at Village Underground | Live review

Joan as Policewoman at Village Underground
LIVE REVIEW

While Joan as Policewoman’s most recent effort Classic might be worlds away from attaining its titular status, it’s still very much a step in the right direction for an artist who has faced accusations of being bland and middling. Even [read more]

Smoke Fairies at Rough Trade East | Live review

Smoke Fairies at Rough Trade East
LIVE REVIEW

British blues-folk duo Smoke Fairies have notable and famous fans: among others, Brian Ferry, Jack White and Richard Hawley. This is probably down to their charming bluesy folk, which is still juvenile and naïve, but with several elements [read more]

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Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh
Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh

James Walsh is the lead singer of post-Brit Pop band Starsailor, who have been on hiatus for several years. Walsh is [read more]

Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review
Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

It was pretty obvious that the judges of X-Factor knew exactly what they were thinking when they granted Matt Cardle [read more]

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