Tom Yates

  • Live music
    Foy Vance at KOKO

    It can be easy to underestimate just how big a role the crowd plays in creating...

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    Dirty Wars | Movie review

    When investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill’s story about the US Special Forces unjustly killing a US-trained Afghan policeman and two pregnant women was raised in a White House briefing, it was dismissed as “conspiratorial theories”. However, when exactly the same type of “night raid” resulted in the death of Bin Laden, the party...

  • Live music
    Aimee Mann at Union Chapel

    Upon entering the Union Chapel, an awkward and unavoidable question ...

  • Live music
    Scouting for Girls at the Royal Albert Hall

    Some venues and bands make for a perfect marr...

  • Live music
    Steve Mason at the Electric Ballroom

    Steve Mason has been a busy boy. Previously he has been...

  • Live music
    Rhodes at The Waiting Room

    Like Plato or Moses, Rhodes comes with only a forename and, to start...

  • Movie review
    Dirty Wars

    When investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill’s story about the US Special Forces unju...

  • Live music
    Jonny Lang at The Borderline

    Referring to a guitarist as a veteran when they’re only 32 may ...

  • Live music
    The Wailers at Indigo2

    On the walk up to the 02, there is a wall that sequentially lists seminal...

  • Movie review
    Filth

    After the last two disappointing film adaptations of Irvine Welsh novels, The Acid House (1998...