Ending with the double whammy salvo of debut single ‘What A Waster / I Get Along’ The Libertines finally show their fans the band they’ve waited ten years to see
By the closing chugs of 'Skate to Hell' the crowd is battered, bruised and beaming, the chants of ‘Gnarwolves Cru, Fuck You’ filling the venue long after the final note has rung out.
"This is a double whammy of an ending to an exhibition of musical power and skill, of vivacity and venom."
Listening to it soar over those brilliantly-oddball melodies, you quickly realise that Rifat is one of very few original voices in a sea of identikit pop stars.
Like a bizarro world Beach Boys, La Luz’s guitar-led slow jams are two parts surf, two parts R&B vocal harmony with a twist of gothic Americana.
We – the overflowing crowd – hang off his every chord, but the man stood in front of us is, quite earnestly, none the wiser.
In terms of reconnecting with Peter, this show is often as good as it gets for his fans.
"At a time when our city’s nightlife appears under constant threat, we should take note of Oasis Festival."
Stormzy stands illuminated by a single white spotlight and raises one hand to the sky in wonder. “This is what dreams are made of...from the bottom of my heart, thank you.”
"I didn’t know there would be so many people in London who’d want to see me," laughs Nashville’s Sophie Allison...
Our photos from Alexisonfire live at the O2 Academy Brixton
We went to see Charlotte Gainsbourg at KOKO on 11th December.
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.
We went down for the shock tactics of SKYND's first headline show.
The Barbican - 26th July I’ve always tried to keep my love of football and music separate. The two things have always felt like complete...
The ringleaders of the girl band revolution are three Californian sisters’ called Haim.
The Lucius live experience is one that’s hugely transcendent of their record.
pure walls of sound jolting and throbbing every atom in the space. A live experience unlike any other.
If tonight proves anything it’s that St Vincent’s live show is pretty much untouchable right now… simply brilliant
Gareth Ware looks over a week of excellent shows curated by the wonderful people are Fortuna Pop!
Lowe stands as a preacher in the centre of the stage, demanding the attention of every eye in the room