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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]

Ballet School at Basement | Live review

Ballet School at Basement
LIVE REVIEW

Ballet School may be a new addition to the alternative pop scene, having formed in late 2011, but already they’ve amassed something of a cult following. The band’s debut album, The Dew Lasts an Hour, released on 8th September, [read more]

iTunes Festival 2014: Elbow at Roundhouse | Live review

iTunes Festival 2014: Elbow at Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

A cross-section of a band’s fanbase can sometimes be a good indicator of the genre they generally belong in and the kind of sound they’ll produce. Tonight at a packed out Roundhouse in Camden the floor and stalls are jammed with mainly [read more]

Mercury Music Prize 2014: The nominees

Mercury Music Prize 2014: The nominees

12 albums, seven debuts and a whole lot of talent. Join us as we take a look at this year’s nominations for the 2014 Mercury Music Prize; there are a few pleasant surprises, a few you might not have heard of and one clear favourite. [read more]

Josh Pyke – The Beginning and the End of Everything | Album review

Josh Pyke – The Beginning and the End of Everything
ALBUM REVIEW

In a parallel universe where talent is handed out like candy, Josh Pyke is an individual who is always at the front of the queue, palms sweating with anticipation, and acquiring more than his fair share of musical flair. But even with such [read more]

Walking On Cars at Electrowerkz | Live review

Walking On Cars at Electrowerkz
LIVE REVIEW

On a seemingly uneventful side street in Angel is Electrowerkz, a fairly small den and the venue for the indie-rock band Walking On Cars’ sold-out performance. The Irish band formed in 2010, and recently supported The Script in [read more]

Tennis – Ritual in Repeat | Album review

Tennis – Ritual in Repeat
ALBUM REVIEW

Back in May, Tennis captivated the audience at Oslo in Hackney. Now after a highly anticipated wait, their new album is finally here. Hailing from Denver, Alaina Moore and her husband Patrick Riley have been making music as Tennis for a [read more]

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