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Lisa Mitchell at Rough Trade West | Live review

Lisa Mitchell at Rough Trade West
LIVE REVIEW

24-year-old Australian Idol veteran Lisa Mitchell has come a long way in a short time. Since finishing sixth on the talent show in 2006, she’s released two studio albums, played at Glastonbury, and now, she’s playing for free at cult [read more]

Gorgon City at The Forum | Live review

Gorgon City at The Forum
LIVE REVIEW

Electro-dance duo Gorgon City have been dominating the UK charts with their singles since 2013, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that the two finally released their long-awaited debut album, Sirens. We dropped by on their [read more]

Ben Frost at St John-at-Hackney Church | Live review

Ben Frost at St John-at-Hackney Church
LIVE REVIEW

24 hours before the show, Ben Frost tweeted he was “humbled and excited at the prospect of sharing the stage with Tony Conrad and John Chantler”. A surprisingly jam-packed and sophisticated crowd clearly felt the same way, and tonight [read more]

Lykke Li at Hammersmith Apollo | Live review

Lykke Li at Hammersmith Apollo
LIVE REVIEW

Swedish indie-pop singer/songwriter Lykke Li first came to our attention with her stunning performance of Little Bit on Later…with Jools Holland way back in 2008. The world fell in love with her “powdered-sugar pop”, and [read more]

Kate Boy and Joywave at XOYO | Live review

Kate Boy and Joywave at XOYO
LIVE REVIEW

Among the T-shirt-wearing young indie hipsters and plugged-in 30-somethings in the smoky low-lit basement of Old Street nightclub XOYO, there is a neon sign that reads “I Feel Love”. For one band in particular in tonight’s line up, [read more]

The Mispers at The Basement | Live review

The Mispers at The Basement
LIVE REVIEW

The Mispers have been making waves. Their musical style – a heady mix of alt-folk and indie – and their impeccably polished image have meant the London-based quintet has built up a loyal following and a self-proclaimed “perfect [read more]

Counting Crows at the Roundhouse | Live review

Counting Crows at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Since their debut back in 1993, Counting Crows have had a steady stream of hits ranging from lively and toe-tapping to slower, more heartfelt ballads. Known for their energetic and engaging live performances, the penultimate London date [read more]

Motörhead at Wembley Arena | Live review

Motörhead at Wembley Arena
LIVE REVIEW

Motörhead’s line up since its creation in 1975 may have changed many times, but they are still doing a good job of clinging onto the title of “loudest band in the world”. The heavy metal band took to London’s Wembley Arena [read more]

Damien Rice at the London Palladium | Live review

Damien Rice at the London Palladium
LIVE REVIEW

It took seven years of religious patience to see Damien Rice again on a stage in London. The Irish songwriter, who rose to fame internationally with his debut album O back in 2002, is known for his radical approach to the music scene: he [read more]

Royal Blood at the Electric Ballroom | Live review

Royal Blood at the Electric Ballroom
LIVE REVIEW

“Rock is finally dead.” That was the powerful statement declared by Gene Simmons recently, a statement that seems bizarre, not only because his band Kiss belonged more on a pantomime stage than at a rock festival, but also [read more]

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