read the news // live the culture
The Upcoming | Read the news // Live the culture
Saturday 25th October 2014

Music

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]

Ariana Grande – My Everything | Album review

Ariana Grande – My Everything
ALBUM REVIEW

Born and raised in Florida, Ariana Grande has spent much of her life performing. Kicking off her time in the limelight as a young teenager, Grande acted in the musical 13 on Broadway. She then went on to become an actress with Nickelodeon, [read more]

M!R!M at the Shacklewell Arms | Live review

M!R!M at the Shacklewell Arms
LIVE REVIEW

M!R!M is the solo project of Jack Milwaukee, from Tuscany, Italy who plays a weird brand of shoegaze, darkwave, industrial, chaos and post punk and recall a lot of other bands while occupying a space that is uniquely his own. [read more]

Troye Sivan – TRXYE | Album review

Troye Sivan – TRXYE
ALBUM REVIEW

Although only four years into it, this decade has witnessed a surge of fresh, “cool” and young artists creating music on software like Logic that has developed at an astonishing rate. Musicians nowadays have an incredible [read more]

Drowners at Borderline | Live review

Drowners at Borderline
LIVE REVIEW

The atmosphere is beyond lively as we arrive at the packed out basement room of Soho’s Borderline, which is buzzing with excitement. When Drowners appear briefly for a soundcheck, grinning wildly and riling up the crowd by whooping [read more]

Duke Dumont at Oslo | Live review

Duke Dumont at Oslo
LIVE REVIEW

The world of electronic dance music is heaving with DJs trying to make a name for themselves at a time when the demand for such music is still high and nightclubs still provide a platform for them. Duke Dumont has been involved in the EDM [read more]

 Page 6 of 143  « First  ... « 4  5  6  7  8 » ...  Last » 

latest articles

The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom | Live review
The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom

The air inside Camden’s Electric Ballroom on Thursday evening is humid with anticipation and a meniscus of tensile [read more]

The Wet House at the Soho | Theatre review
The Wet House at the Soho

Paddy Campbell’s 2013 collaboration with Live Theatre and Max Roberts, The Wet House this year turns southwards from [read more]

Caribou – Our Love | Album review
Caribou – Our Love

The word “anticipated” couldn’t be more of an understatement when applied to Caribou’s latest venture, Our [read more]

The Rivals at the Arcola | Theatre review
The Rivals at the Arcola

Comparing 18th century comic drama to its purely chronological predecessors in Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson is much [read more]

Johnny Marr at Brixton Academy | Live review
Johnny Marr at Brixton Academy

On 6th October Playland, the second solo album from Manchurian guitarist-turned-singer Johnny Marr was released to [read more]

Archives