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Rachael Dadd at St Pancras Old Church | Live review

Rachael Dadd at St Pancras Old Church
LIVE REVIEW

Entering the graveyard of St Pancras Old Church, this reviewer pondered the lack of expectation invested in the concert ahead, being quite unaware until now of the Bristol-based singer-songwriter Rachael Dadd. Was there about to be some [read more]

Jakil at Sebright Arms | Live review

Jakil at Sebright Arms
LIVE REVIEW

East London seems to be a breeding ground for up-and-coming, slightly alternative/hipster acts in recent times; some real gems can be discovered nestled among a sea of seemingly dreary scenery. Tonight we headed down to a proper east end [read more]

The Libertines at Alexandra Palace | Live review

The Libertines at Alexandra Palace
LIVE REVIEW

The Libertines were a band that seemed beautifully dysfunctional. While producing iconic, genre-inspiring music they also had to deal with constant rifts between the two duelling frontmen and, of course, Pete Doherty’s much-publicised [read more]

Aphex Twin – Syro | Album review

Aphex Twin – Syro
ALBUM REVIEW

Much has been made of the time that has passed since the release of the last proper Aphex Twin album, Drukqs. While it would be misleading to portray Richard James as having existed in some kind of techno wilderness for the last [read more]

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen | Live review

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen
LIVE REVIEW

“I’m Gianna Lauren and I’m from Canada”, the Halifax songstress gracefully introduced herself, standing alone and armed with nothing but an electric guitar on the stage of the humble Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. [read more]

The Pierces at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

The Pierces at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

On 23rd September we joined The Pierces in the midst of their UK tour promoting new album Creation. The mature audience took a few songs to get warmed up but there was genuine depth of feeling in the atmosphere. The excellent acoustics and [read more]

Rosenblatt Recitals: Javier Camarena at Wigmore Hall | Live review

Rosenblatt Recitals: Javier Camarena at Wigmore Hall
LIVE REVIEW

Lawyer Ian Rosenblatt launched the Rosenblatt Recitals series to support his fervently held belief that British audiences deserved “more frequent opportunities to experience truly great voices, generally only heard at the Royal Opera [read more]

iTunes Festival 2014: Ryan Adams at Roundhouse | Live review

iTunes Festival 2014: Ryan Adams at Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of Ryan Adams’ musical career is its sheer prolificacy and diversity, in spite of its relative brevity. Under various monikers, Adams has released a foray of material from country to black metal and [read more]

JAWS at The Garage | Live review

JAWS at The Garage
LIVE REVIEW

Indie pop band JAWS are riding high on the back of the September 15th release of their first studio album Be Slowly on the Rattlepop label. The album marks an industrious couple of years; two EPs and four hit singles, including the hugely [read more]

Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards at the Slaughtered Lamb | Live review

Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards at the Slaughtered Lamb
LIVE REVIEW

Not much of Absentee’s upbeat indie stylings have made it into Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards, but thankfully Michaelson’s take on country-inspired folk (or possibly folk-inspired country) is just as refreshing as anything he’s [read more]

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