The Growlers // Live Review

By the end, it feels as if The Growlers have played the 1,700 capacity Roundhouse as effortlessly as they would to ten people in a small dive bar, which is perhaps how their brooding pop songs work best.

Gurr // Live Review

"to get the sold-out crowd fully on board, they stroll into a verse-chorus of Gwen Stefani's 'Hollaback' before seamlessly running into the aforementioned 'Rollerskate'" - Gurr live at The Lexington last week.

Poliça // Live Review

"It’s rich, expansive pop that feels an exciting place to be" - Poliça live at Village Underground earlier this week.

CTM FESTIVAL // LIVE REVIEW

CTM Festival returned to Berlin for another unmissable edition showcasing mind-bending music and art.

Alice Russell // Live Review

"The nine-piece band provided both shimmering vocal harmonies and tight, jazzy grooves, making the venue feel more like a New Orleans’ nightclub than somewhere in wintry, rainy London."

Ghum // Live Review

"A band who have firmly positioned themselves in London’s pioneering post-punk scene, Ghum are gradually creeping up the pecking order of must-see bands in the capital, and last night’s sell-out proved why"

Robert Henke: CBM 8032 AV // Live Review

"The result is a symbiotic audio-visual installation, transporting the audience into an eighties sci-fi novel" - Maddie Wrench reviews Robert Henke's AV show at the Barbican.

DjRUM // Live Review

For his live performance at Queen Elizabeth Hall last Sunday, Djrum leant into the blissful and delicate sides to his greatly expansive sound.  As last...

Sega Bodega // Live Review

"Sega Bodega thrives in defying expectations, and if the new songs were anything to go by, there’s plenty more in store from this disruptive pop visionary"

KOKOKO! // Live Review

KOKOKO! are a truly joyous force to behold live, and they certainly proved this and then some at Fabric end of last month. Fabric. It's...

Bakar // Live Review

An artist who very much does things on his own terms and with a dynamic prowess, as evidenced by his show, we caught Bakar...

Santi // Live Review

"With featured artists Shane Eagle, Tomi Agape, and Amaarae all coming on stage to join a victorious looking Santi who asked the crowd to go crazy for this one, mosh pits were formed and gun fingers were skanked" - we review Santi's debut London show.

SKYND // LIVE REVIEW

We went down for the shock tactics of SKYND's first headline show.

Lightning Bolt // Live Review

their live show is more about raw power than their finesse as studio songwriters, as the Brians exchanged shredded riffs and double-time fills to the delight of the sweaty, heaving masses. 

MIRRORS 2019 // LIVE REVIEW

In their new Camden home, the 2019 edition of Mirrors was an undisputed success... 

Giant Swan // Live Review

"When the duo are bathed in a piercing red glow, we catch glimpses of a hellish landscape, Harry and Robin as the demonic conductors" - we review Giant Swan's mighty live show.

Self Esteem // Live Review

Self Esteem is a truly charismatic, ingenious talent and her live shows are a testament to this, as evidenced by her performance at Electric...

MadGibbs // Live Review

"Their live shows showcase an undeniable chemistry, both personally and professionally, between Madlib’s slick beats and Gibb’s raw talent" - we review MadGibb

Weyes Blood // Live Review

"the climax of ‘Movies’ is immense, the transition from stately poise to unbridled joy so well-judged", Wilf Skinner reviews Weyes Blood's spellbinding performance

Deerhunter // Live Review

"Cox is in particularly fine form tonight - although admittedly when isn't he?" - we caught Deerhunter's much-anticipated return to the capital.

Chromatics // Live Review

Playing their first London show in six years, Chromatics further perpetuated their enigmatic reputation with a striking display of their expertly crafted sonic and...

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