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Kodaline at Somerset House | Live review

Kodaline at Somerset House
LIVE REVIEW

Formally known as 21 Demands before changing their name to Kodaline, the four-piece Irish group headlined a sold-out Friday night slot at a rather rainy summer series at Somerset House. The boys have been playing together since they were [read more]

James Arthur at IndigO2 | Live review

James Arthur at IndigO2
LIVE REVIEW

It’s already difficult for an X Factor finalist to find true and lasting success. Singing competitions are laden with negative connotations indicating only commercial musicians with aspirations of selling out are attracted to these [read more]

Rhodes at Disaronno Terrace | Live review

Rhodes at Disaronno Terrace
LIVE REVIEW

Soulful newcomer David Rhodes has been playing under his current moniker Rhodes for just a year and has been turning heads since day one with his ethereal vocals and sombre yet uplifting ballads. Surprisingly, he says he didn’t actually [read more]

Anathema – Distant Satellites | Album review

Anathema – Distant Satellites
ALBUM REVIEW

It is a true rarity to actually experience an album shaped and moulded with enormous amounts of care, consideration and love. Likewise, it is uncommon for an album to be so atmospheric that it leaves you breaking out in goose pimples for [read more]

Rhodes discusses his rapid ascent into the public eye

Rhodes discusses his rapid ascent into the public eye

24-year-old singer David Rhodes plays soaring ballads soaked in reverb and has managed to generate a huge amount of buzz in a remarkably short space of time. With just a debut EP entitled Morning under his belt, he has already played at [read more]

Sway Clarke II at Notting Hill Arts Club | Live review

Sway Clarke II at Notting Hill Arts Club
LIVE REVIEW

When Sway Clarke II hits Notting Hill Arts Club’s stage late Wednesday evening it is with a brittle voice that he opens the first song. Declaring he “just wanna love ya”, completely out of tune, he does not make a great [read more]

The Felice Brothers – Favorite Waitress | Album review

The Felice Brothers – Favorite Waitress
ALBUM REVIEW

Originating from New York, quintet The Felice Brothers have been percolating folk and country rock via their gravelly vocal chords and cossetted instruments since 2006. Comprised of brothers Ian and James, plus friends John ‘Christmas [read more]

Rixton at Bush Hall | Live review

Rixton at Bush Hall
LIVE REVIEW

Rixton know that there’s more than one direction to be taken in pursuit of the boy band holy grail of transatlantic success. The Manchester foursome dealt with the usually tricky business of breaking America some months ago yet remain [read more]

Old Crow Medicine Show – Remedy | Album review

Old Crow Medicine Show – Remedy
ALBUM REVIEW

In modern music country seems to be taking a back seat, so to be hearing an album dedicated purely to it is refreshing to hear. There’s a high energy carried throughout that’s sure to get listeners bobbing along and dancing to [read more]

Manic Street Preachers – Futurology | Album review

Manic Street Preachers – Futurology
ALBUM REVIEW

Since their first EP release in 1988, the Manic Street Preachers have gone no more than a few years without the release of an album and 2014’s Futurology comes barely nine months after their acoustic material showcased in Rewind the [read more]

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