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Matthew Caws at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen | Live review

Matthew Caws at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
LIVE REVIEW

Nada Surf singer Matthew Caws played yesterday at the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen in front of an adoring and mature audience. It is not a case that the average age of the crowd was relatively old, as the New York band hit the peak of [read more]

The Jezabels at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

The Jezabels at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

When front woman Hayley Mary struts onto the stage with the rest of the band bouncing on beside her, the crowd begins to progressively cheer. Some in the audience haven’t even noticed the set has begun, until several lights beam down [read more]

The Mistress Cycle at the Landor | Theatre review

The Mistress Cycle at the Landor
THEATRE REVIEW

The Mistress Cycle takes place as part of the From Page to Stage season at the Landor Theatre in Clapham North. The festival is aimed at creating new opportunities for chosen artists, for them to develop their new musical productions from [read more]

Hot Flush! at the New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Hot Flush! at the New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

If ever a musical had a target audience it would be Hot Flush!. As women  “of a certain age” packed into New Wimbledon Theatre the atmosphere was similar to that of an aging hen night – in the nicest way possible. Advertised as [read more]

We Are Scientists at Rough Trade East | Live review

We Are Scientists at Rough Trade East
LIVE REVIEW

Brooklyn-based trio, We Are Scientists, played yesterday at the Rough Trade East shop in support of their new record TV en Francais. Their music has always been valuable indie-pop-rock with some 80s features à la Editors, The Killers and [read more]

Haim Steinbach – Once Again the World Is Flat and Martino Gamper – Design Is a State of Mind at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery | Exhibition review

Haim Steinbach – Once Again the World Is Flat and Martino Gamper – Design Is a State of Mind at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

The Serpentine Galleries currently plays host to two interesting new exhibitions, curated by the artists Haim Steinbach and Martino Gamper. The overriding theme that unites the two exhibits explores the act of collecting and the displaying [read more]

Skaters at Dingwalls | Live review

Skaters at Dingwalls
LIVE REVIEW

The story of Skaters reads something like a modern rock n roll dream – a few guys from far-flung corners of the planet meet at a house party and, a year later, Warner Bros intervene. And we can see why. Elements of their sound, in [read more]

How to Be Immortal at the Soho | Theatre review

How to Be Immortal at the Soho
THEATRE REVIEW

A creative interpretation of what we leave behind when we die, Kirsty Housley’s How to Be Immortal by Mira Dovreni combines fact, drama, live music and humour to illustrate the realities we must all eventually face.  Shifting between [read more]

Good People at the Hampstead | Theatre review

Good People at the Hampstead
THEATRE REVIEW

If our life is determined by the choices we make, you’d be forgiven for thinking Margaret Walsh must have made some bad ones. We meet her, as she is getting fired from her job on the tills of a budget shop. She is consistently late, she [read more]

Newton Faulkner at the Roundhouse | Live review

Newton Faulkner at the Roundhouse
LIVE REVIEW

Acoustic shows, often subdued and droll affairs, rarely have the capacity to captivate a two-thousand-strong audience into utter silence or bring the house down with a riotous finale. Newton Faulkner defied these preconceptions treating us [read more]

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