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Wooden Arms at St Pancras Old Church | Live review

Wooden Arms at St Pancras Old Church
LIVE REVIEW

There is a point at which, watching Wooden Arms, a self-styled chamber-alternative-folk six-piece band in the gorgeously intimate setting of St Pancras Old Church, it dawns on you that this might be the poshest band you’ve ever [read more]

Si Cranstoun at The Borderline | Live review

Si Cranstoun at The Borderline
LIVE REVIEW

On Tuesday Si Cranstoun played at The Borderline to an extremely polite, older crowd with a youthful buzz. He clearly has a solid following, and is closely involved with the London jive scene, thanking them for their support on several [read more]

Only Real at The Macbeth | Live review

Only Real at The Macbeth
LIVE REVIEW

Only Real is 22-year-old Niall Galvin from West London, who has a curious blend of musical styles to offer. Backed by a three-piece band, Galvin, looking every inch the slacker skater with his baggy t-shirt and backwards cap, clearly [read more]

Take That’s new album III due in December

Take That’s new album III due in December

Take That have announced they will be releasing their seventh album entitled III on 1st December. The news was released on Twitter with the album cover artwork revealed shortly afterwards. The album unveiling follows Jason Orange’s [read more]

Billy Idol – Kings and Queens of the Underground | Album review

Billy Idol – Kings and Queens of the Underground
ALBUM REVIEW

Billy Idol’s first album in eight years shows the workings of the mind of a wholly self-aware man who has been in the music industry for a long time. There are some influences from other styles of music, but ultimately Idol knows [read more]

Dan Wilson at St Giles Church | Live review

Dan Wilson at St Giles Church
LIVE REVIEW

Dan Wilson is an established artist who has that annoying burden of being categorised as an act who is painfully underrated. Perhaps the best example of that dubious title is the fact that the Grammy Award winner is tonight playing an [read more]

Dearly Beloved at the Windmill | Live review

Dearly Beloved at the Windmill
LIVE REVIEW

Dearly Beloved take to the stage with that frazzled and desperate energy of a band at the finishing line of a dense series of tour dates. The Toronto-based noise/post-punk band exude the sweat, adrenaline and borderline delirium that [read more]

U2 – Songs of Innocence | Album review

U2 – Songs of Innocence
ALBUM REVIEW

Last month more than 500 million iTunes customers saw U2’s latest release Songs of Innocence automatically appear in their iTunes libraries without consent; the result of a deal with Apple in which U2 were paid by the company and the [read more]

Purple at The Stillery | Live review

Purple at The Stillery
LIVE REVIEW

Purple played at The Stillery Camden last night to an almost full venue, with a little room to get wild if the music inspired you – a solid turnout for a Tuesday night and a surprisingly varied audience. The Stillery is part of the [read more]

alt-J – This Is All Yours | Album review

alt-J – This Is All Yours
ALBUM REVIEW

The second album in alt-J’s time on the indie music scene and it catapulted straight into the number one spot in the UK Album Charts. This Is All Yours, although inclusive of the quirky traits expected from alt-J, doesn’t seem to [read more]

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