TALLINN MUSIC WEEK // LIVE REVIEW

"I was repeatedly impressed by the consideration and dedication to the event." Kezia Cochrane reviews Tallin Music Week.

Two Door Cinema Club – AMP London // Live Review

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.

Bayonne // Live Review

We went to see Texan songwriter, Roger Sellers AKA Bayonne, perform at Hackney's Moth Club.

Childish Gambino // Live Review

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.

Anderson .Paak // Live Review

Anderson .Paak was the consummate showman at Alexandra Palace last Friday, wowing a sold out crowd of 10,000 with a stunning performance.

Plastic Mermaids // Live Review

Plastic Mermaids, from the Isle of Wight, have steadily built a rare and glittering world that stretches far beyond their island vistas, one that's gravitational pull is irresistible. We went to see them live at The Lexington last week. 

Little Simz // Album Review

Our review of Little Simz's long awaited album, Grey Area.

half•alive // Live Review

Newcomers, half•alive, rocked Dingwalls in Camden with their impressive cocktail of electro-infused indie pop last Thursday, 21st February.

Murkage Dave // Live Review

After spending the start of the year touring with Mike Skinner and The Streets, Murkage Dave returned to headline his home city to steal the stage at Omeara, London. 

Rukhsana Merrise // Live Review

Last Tuesday night, West London singer-songwriter, Rukhsana Merrise, played a heart felt stripped back set at Omeara which hinted at the promise of her upcoming project and shone a light on what is set to be a bright future for this unique artist.

Yo La Tengo // Live Review

Over three decades in existence and fifteen albums to their name, we went to see if the legendary archetypal indie-rock band Yo La Tengo still pack the same punch in their infamous live shows - this time at the appropriately evolved EarTH, Hackney.

Jimothy Lacoste // Live Review

In a town where music is rife and the streets are thriving, it can be difficult to stand out. However, Jimothy managed to shine over the vibrancy of Camden Town. He showed his screaming fans that life really is "getting quite exciting" and, from the moment he ran on stage, the crowd did not stop moving.

Fat White Family // Live Review

We went to see the new Sheffield residents, Fat White Family, road test their evolution as they escape the grip of London-bound addiction with an hour-long performance at The Lexington to kick off their 2019.

Patti Smith // Live Review

For her intimate show at The Roundhouse in Camden, Patti Smith proudly showed of one of her greatest achievements, motherhood, as it was a truly intimate family affair when she took to the stage for her night of the In The Round series.

Fatima // Live Review

In a city where neo-soul is thriving, it could be difficult for an artist to really stand out. However, the talent, charisma and versatility that Fatima displays makes her a truly unique force. Therefore, it came as no surprise that her performance at The Roundhouse in Camden went down an absolute hit.

ROCKAWAY BEACH // LIVE REVIEW

"What better way to kick off 2019?" David Brooks reviews Rockaway Beach festival...

Cate Le Bon // Live Review

Without her usual jagged guitar and driving rhythm section, Le Bon’s voice becomes centre-focus. Read our review from her live show at Kings Place.

Gigs of the Year // 2018

2018: the year that changed the way we look at live shows. We take a look back at some of our favourite live performances from David Byrne, Christine & The Queens, Janelle Monáe and more. 

Charlotte Gainsbourg // Live Review

We went to see Charlotte Gainsbourg at KOKO on 11th December.

The Good, The Bad & The Queen // Live Review

"The band salute the crowd and as we leave the Dad’s Army theme drifts from the speakers. Another moment of weird confusion. It seems perfect for 2018." We went to see The Good, Te Bad & The Queen at EartH, Hackney.

Yung Lean // Live Review

We went to see 22 year old Swedish rapper and black metal aficionado, Yung Lean, at O2 Academy Brixton.

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