Ending the set with two of his back-catalogue’s finest moments, he put out a statement of intent that his next chapter would be his finest.
It’s hard not to think of Dale as some kind of performance artist. He gives a hundred and ten percent on stage, completely remoulding himself into the persona he portrays in his songs.
Kindness is joined by Dev Hynes, Robyn & Tawiah for a storming show at Brixton Electric
a dizzying collage of swaying stoner pop where the band pulled out multiple hooks so pronounced you could hang your kaftans on them.
Each strand of their expanding catalogue is unified by a togetherness on stage that was clearly lacking before.
They trade intricate, cutting and sometimes humorous rhymes with a dexterous and comfortable manner.
The Coral have moved beyond that sound and the eccentricity of their lawless debut.
felte - June 17th Since exploding on to the Toronto scene roughly five years ago, post-punk trio Odonis Odonis have gone from strength to strength....
We've had a smashing day, Mirrors Festival. On reflection, pretty damn good.
Black Honey brings the excitement and engagement of an IV drip mixed with pop melodies, swift guitar hooks and nostalgia for a culture which existed before our own.
Less a festival, more a gig that’s burst its seams, By The Sea is this seaside town’s attempt at celebrating the music scene, both local and international.
Kieran Devlin heads to Modeselektion at Fabric.
Tuesday night at The Social, and some shoegaze, C86, dreampop, disco, goth, psychedelia, it's everything we have come to expect from Coves
A crowning evening in the capital, in the grandiose surroundings of Alexandra Palace, should ensure 2014 remains theirs, right? Well, not quite.
The black leather of Arctic Monkeys grabs our hand, and pulls us over the nocturnal threshold like an impatient lover in the first of two sell-out nights at Finsbury Park
Tonight her solo gig at Shoreditch’s Village Underground is a testament to a summer spent playing to increasingly big crowds.
It’s high time that Viet Cong continue to seize the high ground and unleash their deadly – and frighteningly bleak – musical arsenal.
Such is the trajectory of Wolf Alice’s evolution, they’re already leaving behind the conventions of the genre, and are now making the rules themselves.
But when you see Hadreas scream and shake, he’s every bit the superstar weirdo he ought to be.
That seemingly unbreakable bond is perhaps the most special thing about the band who tonight confirmed themselves once and for all as the most special this country has to offer – a true national treasure.
a yin-yang approach that created an optimal balance between live acts and DJs, the vibe was electric.