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Thursday 28th May 2015

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Lambert and Stamp | Movie review

Lambert and Stamp

The Who: one of the largest, and arguably greatest, rock bands of the 20th Century – that’s the general consensus. Therefore, when one hears of a documentary detailing their origin, the trials and tribulations that came with their [read more]

Carl Barat and The Jackals at Scala | Live review

Carl Barat and The Jackals at Scala

With the triumphant comeback gigs of The Libertines in the last few years and upcoming festival appearances this summer, it would have been easy for Carl Barat to take a break from other projects. But he can’t seem to keep away from [read more]

Mounties at XOYO | Live review

Mounties at XOYO

The concept of the supergroup was first carved into the slate of rock history during the British blues explosion of the 60s, led by bands such as Cream and Blind Faith. Fitting, then, that Mounties (from Canada, naturally) have chosen [read more]

TV on the Radio – Seeds | Album review

TV on the Radio – Seeds

On previous albums, TV on the Radio were so far ahead of the curve it was ridiculous. The breadth and depth of the material on albums like Return to Cookie Mountain and Dear Science put most other bands to shame. Strange then, that on [read more]

Blues Pills at The Dome | Live review

Blues Pills at The Dome

Music lovers wanting to relive one of rock music’s many heydays are increasingly spoilt for choice as venues are flooded by young bands who wear their ageing influences on their sleeves. Blues Pills – a Swedish-French-American quartet [read more]

Zola Jesus at KOKO | Live review

Zola Jesus at KOKO

KOKO had the feel of an after-work city bar on Tuesday, with a noticeably large number of balding heads and suit jackets dotted amongst the crowd. Despite the 14+ entry policy on the door, the average age inside must have been a lot [read more]

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen | Live review

Gianna Lauren at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen

“I’m Gianna Lauren and I’m from Canada”, the Halifax songstress gracefully introduced herself, standing alone and armed with nothing but an electric guitar on the stage of the humble Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. [read more]

JAWS at The Garage | Live review

JAWS at The Garage

Indie pop band JAWS are riding high on the back of the September 15th release of their first studio album Be Slowly on the Rattlepop label. The album marks an industrious couple of years; two EPs and four hit singles, including the hugely [read more]

iTunes Festival 2014: Elbow at Roundhouse | Live review

iTunes Festival 2014: Elbow at Roundhouse

A cross-section of a band’s fanbase can sometimes be a good indicator of the genre they generally belong in and the kind of sound they’ll produce. Tonight at a packed out Roundhouse in Camden the floor and stalls are jammed with mainly [read more]

Walking On Cars at Electrowerkz | Live review

Walking On Cars at Electrowerkz

On a seemingly uneventful side street in Angel is Electrowerkz, a fairly small den and the venue for the indie-rock band Walking On Cars’ sold-out performance. The Irish band formed in 2010, and recently supported The Script in [read more]

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