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Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse | Live review

Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

The Roundhouse in Camden is a big venue, but with the astounding success of his understated debut album, Mercury Prize-nominated Nick Mulvey had no problems filling it. Previously a jazz drummer in Portico Quartet, Mulvey struck out on his [read more]

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios | Live review

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios
LIVE REVIEW

Making their London debut, the American trio performing under the name of singer and model, Hannah Cohen, introduce a moody-but-translucent sound into the streets of Elephant and Castle to promote the release of their upcoming LP Pleasure [read more]

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall
LIVE REVIEW

No doubt Ward Thomas are bored to tears of people making a fuss of the disparity between their musical performance and their natural demeanour, but it is quite something to behold. At first the crisp boarding-school-in-Surrey accent jars [read more]

Train at the O2 Arena | Live review

Train at the O2 Arena
LIVE REVIEW

The band has the audience’s attention the moment the sounds of the locomotive echo through the O2 arena: hissing, squeaking, rattling. Unlike the sounds of the heavy vehicle that accompany their first appearance on stage, Train deliver [read more]

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

It’s an emotional return to London for Kiesza. She’s clearly quite overwhelmed as she tells us that London was where things took off for her, and that there’s a gluten-free crepe place round the corner that she highly recommends. [read more]

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall | Live review

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall
LIVE REVIEW

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a world-renowned conservatoire that has tutored the world’s brightest prodigies for over a century. Tonight, the Guildhall Jazz Singers tackle pieces from Duke Ellington’s Second Sacred [read more]

Sheppard at the Borderline | Live review

Sheppard at the Borderline
LIVE REVIEW

It’s often espoused by pop theorists that certain parts of the world excel at producing certain kinds of bands. Sunlight-starved parts of Norway and Finland have a knack for producing doomy goth metal outfits such as Nightwish, while [read more]

The Dø at Koko | Live review

The Dø at Koko
LIVE REVIEW

French/Finnish electropop duo The Dø almost didn’t perform last night singer Olivia Merilahti told Koko, as she had been suffering from food poisoning for the last 24 hours. She needed a few interludes but other than that you [read more]

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony | Album review

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony
ALBUM REVIEW

Catfish and the Bottlemen sound older than they are in more ways than one. Frontman Van McCann was named by his Van Morrison-adoring parents in honour of their hero; while his voice doesn’t quite have the honeyed lustre of The Belfast [read more]

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Set in one of London’s most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset House returns this year for 11 nights from 9th – 19th July 2015. London’s intimate live music festival will play host to a typically diverse and [read more]

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