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The Four Quarters launches in Peckham

The Four Quarters launches in Peckham

“A great bar first, a great arcade second”: that was the message we were greeted with as we entered The Four Quarters, a new games bar launching in Peckham. As mission statements go it’s an interesting one, but in all honesty it’s [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]

Scar Tissue | Movie review

Scar Tissue
MOVIE REVIEW

Scott Michell’s Scar Tissue is 50 percent teen rom-com, 50 percent thriller and 100 percent awful. Bad acting, preposterous plot lines and a poor script, the film relies on grisly violence and loud noises to keep the audience awake. The [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]

Richard III at Trafalgar Studios | Theatre review

Richard III at Trafalgar Studios
THEATRE REVIEW

Marking a brand new season of Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III sets the benchmark for the “outward-looking, politically charged” plays director Jamie Lloyd has become renowned for. Written by William Shakespeare, [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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