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Gogol Bordello at the Roundhouse | Live review

Gogol Bordello at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Tonight, the Roundhouse is packed. It’s a sold-out show, and Mariachi El Bronx are getting people moving. As an alter-ego of an all-American hardcore band, one might expect their foray into Mexican music to be a little inauthentic or [read more]

Lily Allen at Brixton Academy | Live review

Lily Allen at Brixton Academy
LIVE REVIEW

Last Christmas, Lily Allen lit up television sets with her reworking of Somewhere Only We Know, the soundtrack to the 2013 John Lewis advert. Within 12 months, she has re-established herself back into pop consciousness; this Christmas she [read more]

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton at the Royal Albert Hall

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton at the Royal Albert Hall

As imaginative and inspiring as Tim Burton himself, this exquisite performance of Danny Elfman’s genius at the Royal Albert Hall is dramatic storytelling in its purest form. The London Concert Orchestra, conducted by John Mauceri, are [read more]

Professor Green at the Roundhouse | Live review

Professor Green at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

2014 has been a year of extremes for Professor Green. All within the space of 15 months, the Hackney-born rapper has been in a near-fatal car accident, received a driving ban and got married to Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh. [read more]

AC/DC – Rock or Bust | Album review

AC/DC – Rock or Bust
ALBUM REVIEW

Dedication and perseverance epitomise the fractured yet compelling journey of Australian rock giants AC/DC. Despite being bruised by tragedy, most significantly with the death of their original singer Bon Scott, and marked with [read more]

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at The Roundhouse | Live review

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at The Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott’s collaborations have never been considered particularly cool or fashionable. Even in their Beautiful South heyday, when singles Rotterdam and Don’t Marry Her were hugely popular Top 10 hits, they stood [read more]

Taking Back Sunday at the Roundhouse | Live review

Taking Back Sunday at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Taking Back Sunday are a band who have seemingly always been firmly in the set genre of emo. Carefully placed alongside counterparts My Chemical Romance, Fall Out boy and Panic! at the Disco, they have never really aggressively taken the [read more]

U2 announce groundbreaking 2015 tour iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE

U2 announce groundbreaking 2015 tour iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE

The dates for U2’s upcoming iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour have been announced by Live Nation. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, which begins in 2015, will see U2 play indoor arenas for the first time in a decade. It will visit 19 cities [read more]

Passenger at Hammersmith Apollo | Live review

Passenger at Hammersmith Apollo
LIVE REVIEW

Even before Passenger (aka Michael Rosenberg) takes to the stage at Hammersmith Apollo, his audience is at fever pitch, with every sound technician who arrives to test the equipment receiving an enthusiastic round of applause. The venue [read more]

Gemma Hayes – Bones + Longing | Album review

Gemma Hayes – Bones + Longing
ALBUM REVIEW

Although she embraces forward-thinking promotion strategies, significantly with her decision to release a new album through direct-to-fan music platform Pledge Music, Gemma Hayes’ music methodology remains the same in all her albums. [read more]

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