Ben Frost // Live Review

More than just a gig, Ben Frost’s set tonight is an auditory, physical experience; uncompromising and unforgettable.

Interpol // Live Review

Over-all this evening I experienced all the emotions you do when seeing a great band live; joy, excitement, melancholy and sadness.

Rolo Tomassi // Live Review

It is the sound of Rolo Tomassi’s evolving sound, and a declaration that the band’s best material may still be yet to come.

Made Violent // Live Review

Thanks to Made Violent, garage rock is in safe hands, as alive and well as it’s ever been

Baroness // Live Review

Because here were Baroness, back to unleash their devilishly complex take on power rock ‘n’ roll on London.

Steve Gunn // Live review

Neither flashy nor contrived, just simply one the best damn guitar players around.

The Comet is Coming // Live Review

Comet Is Coming are a formidable live force...

Warpaint // Live Review

The Californian four-piece deliver a set that builds from mellow beginnings to a euphoric finish.

Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda + Nubya Garcia // Live Review

The band radiated optimistic energy to an audience nervously anticipating the results of the day’s general election.

Jen Cloher // Live Review

It’s an evening that has the feeling of a celebratory victory lap rather than the opening of a new chapter.

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.

IDLES // Live Review

We went to see one of the UK's most exciting emerging acts, IDLES at O2 Kentish Town Forum.

Live Review // Sin Fang & Pascal Pinon

Hoxton Bar and Kitchen - 29/5/13 Photo by Howard Melnyczuk Back after a successful show at Ja Ja Ja in March, Pascal Pinon have been raising a...

Brightlight City // Live Review

They make the sort of music so-called 'real people' get on with – an unrefined, unfussy mix of classic British indie bands

Marie Naffah // Live Review

She effortlessly illuminates hidden meanings in those dead metaphors and idioms that we’re so overfamiliar with

Manic Street Preachers // Live Review

A reminder, if any were needed, the Manics have plenty to celebrate in 2014.

DZ Deathrays // Live Review

a show equivalent to a shot of Jaeger and an elbow to the face; an inglorious burst of fast, dirty fuzz.


Casblancas has a way with the stage that is intrinsic, loyal but at the same time overly cool.

Warpaint // Live Review

Yet despite the energy, the band looked tiny on the Apollo stage, lost in a sea of empty space

Prawn // Live Review

Direct everyman emo with a sun-kissed heart, and tonight it’s difficult not to get sucked into the swell of delay-drenched melodies and infectious choruses

Mirrors Festival // Review

There was smoke. And then there was Mirrors. From out of nowhere one of the most impressive of London music festivals appeared on Saturday night.

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