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Young Guns at Madame JoJo’s | Live review

Young Guns at Madame JoJo’s
LIVE REVIEW

The music industry is a notoriously fickle business: one minute a band can be more popular than a leaked image of Jennifer Lawrence and the next they attract less interest than Tom Cleverly on transfer deadline day. Young Guns are a prime [read more]

Final Form at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen | Live review

Final Form at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen
LIVE REVIEW

Melding jangling synth, heavy drums and rattling guitars, electro-pop six-piece Final Form feature bold and gutsy sounds packed with zeal. Evoking bands such as Friendly Fires, Bloc Party and Everything Everything, the London sextet create [read more]

The Graveltones at Underworld | Live review

The Graveltones at Underworld
LIVE REVIEW

The band’s name describes their sound very well: they are a heavy blues-rock act comprising of just two members, Jimmy O on guitar and vocals and Mikey Sorbello on the drums. Tonight, Underworld in Camden is packed out and Jimmy bounces [read more]

Ekkah at Bleach Pop-up Bar | Live review

Ekkah at Bleach Pop-up Bar
LIVE REVIEW

On a rather dreary London street mid-week, one may be forgiven for believing the best course of action may be to cut your losses, head home and see if Lucy Beal’s murderer is any closer to being revealed. Mellow indie rockers Ekkah [read more]

Holy Esque at The Waiting Room | Live review

Holy Esque at The Waiting Room
LIVE REVIEW

Four-piece Holy Esque are the latest in a long line of Scottish musicians to be born out of the world-famous Glasgow School of Art. Formed in 2011, the band have been building a strong fan base and reputation fit for the world-renowned [read more]

Vena Portae at Green Note | Live review

Vena Portae at Green Note
LIVE REVIEW

Last night Vena Portae came to play a sold-out gig at Green Note in Camden: an intimate venue with a small capacity. The band are an alt-folk/Americana act with a mixture of nationalities; lead vocalist Emily Barker hails from [read more]

Vancouver Sleep Clinic at the Ace Hotel | Live review

Vancouver Sleep Clinic at the Ace Hotel
LIVE REVIEW

The words “teen sensation” often invite negative connotations – think Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Connor Maynard. 17-year-old Australian Tim Bettison, better known as Vancouver Sleep Clinic, does not fit this aesthetic, [read more]

XFM X-Posure: Joseph Coward and Kiran Leonard at the Barfly | Live review

XFM X-Posure: Joseph Coward and Kiran Leonard at the Barfly
LIVE REVIEW

John Kennedy of XFM brings the philosophy of his show X-Posure (on XFM Monday to Thursday,from 10pm to 1am), to regular gigs at Camden’s Barfly, aiming to showcase the best in new music, recorded live for later consumption by his [read more]

Milky Chance at KOKO | Live review

Milky Chance at KOKO
LIVE REVIEW

In 2013, German pop/folk/rock duo Milky Chance released Stolen Dance online, where it reached number one in the charts in several European countries. A year later, their YouTube channel has nearly 200,000 subscribers, and Stolen Dance [read more]

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at Rough Trade East | Live review

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at Rough Trade East
LIVE REVIEW

Though the bank holiday downpour turning Brick Lane into a small river is quintessentially British, New York’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart remain a perfect fit with the interior of Rough Trade East, shrine to early indie that it [read more]

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