Independent venues across London are getting the new year started with a bang as they team up for a week of gigs and parties, whilst other venues get prepped for growth, change and on-going challenges.
Repeated spins reveal its tricked-out geekery, with moments of harsh distortion or woozy keys both charming in equal measure.
Our monthly round up of the biggest and the bad news in club closures, openings and renovations around the capital.
Yet it's their 11 tunes that cut the deepest with their spellbinding fusion of rap, blessed funk and tough soul.
Abbott provides the brooding sonic ballast with his synthesizers, while Wyllie and Pike thoughtfully duck and dive around each other.
Stop the press! London has an amazing new music venue. And strangely, the old cinema was lying empty just beneath our noses for decades.
Using a myriad of stylistic leaps, Power blows from hot afro-futuristic jams to cold Squarepusher- esque hooks.
Recorded in a single eight-hour session, the tunes sound fresh with Yussef Dayes' sizzling and shuffling drums as the engine room.
Our bi-monthly check in on London venues, featuring The Good Mixer, The Cause, Old Fountain Studios, Sensorium, Arcola Theatre & more!
One of London’s most remarkable festivals, Junction 2 returns to its unlikely spot under the M4 this month.
Green Man was a joy. Shamelessly middle class at times, yes. But going on the music and lack of hangovers, a joy.
With gritty Destroyer-like lyrics and Kurt Vile-esque slacker snarl, he makes it sound easy
Our bi-monthly check in on London venues featuring Printworks, Subterania, Proud, The Roadhouse, Jamboree, The Joiners Arms and Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Are you ready to blast off with the fearless rock cosmonauts of Rocket Recordings? The independent label has teamed up promoter Baba Yaga’s Hut to celebrate Rocket’s 20th anniversary with a weekend party from 9 March.
What's out there? No one knows.
Our bi-monthly check in on London venues, featuring Kensington Roof Gardens, Brixton Rooftop, The Montague Arms, Royal Albert Hall, 93 Feet East, Ghost Notes, Wildflower, Studio 88, Rio Cinema and Riverside Studios.
Over these seven tracks and 19 minutes, the compositions are notable for their lack of compromise and sheer atmospheric power.
Our bi-monthly check in on London venues, featuring form 696, night-time levy, The Joiner's Arms, G-A-Y, Field Day, Passing Clouds, The Nines, Studio 338
Each one is beautifully imagined and superbly executed, as if Holden was leading a kosmische caravan through uncharted territories of long-form funk and jazz.