We went to see the imitable force that is IAMDDB at The Roundhouse last Thursday.
If the remedy to a ‘London Nightmare’ can only be a California dream, with Drugdealer we now know that it will be an Angeleno leading the sound of the next British Invasion.
"There is a split second of stillness before the song kicks back in and the crowd go off. It’s a Friday night and it feels like the people here need this..." We went to see Robyn at Alexandra Palace on Friday 12th April 2019.
Any self-respecting supermarket plays incidental music. If supermarkets played as mesmeric, non-incidental music as the content of W.H. Lung’s Incidental Music, then arguably more people would go shopping.
Album of the year? Fucked if I know. But, yeah. Maybe.
"I was repeatedly impressed by the consideration and dedication to the event." Kezia Cochrane reviews Tallin Music Week.
Still, whilst long-time fans may miss the Watson Twins, or something about foxes portions, ‘Rabbit Hole’ will stick in your head for weeks. And that’s almost enough for us.
We listened to the new offering from the musical goddess Lion Babe, titled Cosmic Wind.
The tracks offer anything from rather close scrutiny of personal matters, to seeking comfort and reassurance.
"a perfect slice of pop-punk perfection" We listened to the new Martha album.
Lyrically, Beware of the Dogs bears Donnelly’s particular, wry demeanour as she astutely balances sharp wit alongside stark vulnerability, purveyed via her soaring vocals.
Early single, ‘Woman’, is a feisty and powerful mid-album interlude, while lighter cuts ‘Turn The Light’, with its funky bassline, and the softly crackly ‘Reveries’ tell of daydreams, intimacy and adventure.
The composition on Titanic Rising rivals even the most ambitious and cerebral of today’s songwriters, but in a way that never seems impressive for the sake of being impressive.
When Two Door Cinema Club were announced as headliners for Annie Mac’s inaugural AMP London series, a buzz immediately broke out as to what the Northern Ireland trio would bring to Oval Club - a tiny, cosy venue in East London.
We went to see Texan songwriter, Roger Sellers AKA Bayonne, perform at Hackney's Moth Club.
There’s risk of not delivering when the time comes – but Sigrid's outdone herself.
Cover artists are often looked down upon, but the artistry with which this debut EP has been crafted and with which Cyrene twists and turns through the lyrics has got to be a cause for credit and we endeavour to give credit where credit is due.
The eight-track LP paints a picture of hope, through examining the bleakest moments.
If Donald Glover is a man of his word then tonight – here in the cavernous o2 – we are witnessing the last show Childish Gambino will ever play in London. If this is indeed the end of the Gambino journey, it’s been an enthralling one.
But, as ever, Jayda deals best in euphoria, as seen on the joyfully-hypnotic ‘Sunshine In The Valley’.
Anderson .Paak was the consummate showman at Alexandra Palace last Friday, wowing a sold out crowd of 10,000 with a stunning performance.