Fidlar // Live Review

Alert to the youthful crowd’s rampant enthusiasm, the band do their bit to crank things up a notch.

Summer Camp // Live Review

The Summer Camp live show always does everything great shows do; all the uplifting bits, all the heartbreak bits and all the bits that make your feet move.

Live Review // Trophy Wife

Birthdays - 13/6/13 A few weeks ago, Oxford-based Trophy Wife announced: “we're going to be turning our attention to making some new music after this,...

Vaccines // Live Review

O2 Academy Brixton - November 26th Having already conquered Alexandra Palace and the O2, anyone would think playing a 5,000 capacity venue would be a...

Thundercat // Live Review

With brain-melting riffs noodling out at a dizzying rate, many of the audience watch on in bemused astonishment.

Fanfarlo // Live Review

As a sign of intent the EP launch showed a lush and synthy future for the band - which fans of musical progression can really look forward to.

Boomtown Fair 2018 // Review

From heavy metal to bass weight, here are eight things we learnt at this year’s Boomtown.

Bas // Live Review

His show was as stripped back as it gets. No fuss, or elaborate sets, just the music.

The Japanese House // Live Review

Bain does take you to a clean, wonderfully calming state of Lanzarote as if governed by Sofia Coppola, and it goes over a treat.

Lost Village 2018 // Review

As we wave farewell to Festival Number 6 - joining Secret Garden Party on the scrapheap – it’s a great time time for a newcomer to help fill a boutique-shaped gap in the British festival circuit. Enter Lost Village.

Bloc Party // Live Review

Each strand of their expanding catalogue is unified by a togetherness on stage that was clearly lacking before.

Axes // Live Review

There is nary a beat dropped or note scuffed; a powerful set of fierce musical chops and straight up, undiluted fun.

Francobollo // Live Review

part of Francobollo’s charm is their ability to scuff over the details and initiate you into their irresistible movement of not giving a shit. Consider me an honorary member.

Baroness // Live Review

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

Slow Club // Live Review

dressed sleekly in all black – they have evolved into a genre-spanning pop band with soulful sensibilities.

Marie Naffah // Live Review

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

Mac DeMarco… Will See You Now // Live Review

Mac DeMarco and Bird On The Wire curated a day of music, rides and festivities in Margate. We headed down to the seaside-town to join the fun.


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

Los Campesinos! // Live Review

By the time the band came to play what was a four song encore, the hardcore were hard to tell from the Los Campesinos!

Wolf Alice // Live Review

they end with a flourish of 'Bros', 'Blush' and 'Fluffy'. Three blistering tracks that came good on past promise. You wouldn't bet against the same thing happening again.

Paul Kelly // Live Review

Life is fine, claims Paul Kelly on his new album. For two hours in the Shepherd's Bush Empire, irrespective of whatever ills were going on in the outside world, it has been.

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