Dutch Uncles & Outfit // Live Review

On a bitter, wind-ravaged evening, it was difficult to tell whether Dutch Uncles had, swept me off my feet, or were I simply suffering from the weather conditions

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.

Mount Kimbie // Live Review

It feels odd to address Mount Kimbie as old timers, but tonight, atop a fiercely impressive lineup, it feels less like a gig, simply an excuse to celebrate.

Arcade Fire // Live Review

Win Butler is wearing a pillow case on his head fashioned to look like a tiger. Because, of course he is. Because this isn’t Arcade Fire, this is The Reflektors.

Jagwar Ma // Live Review

The truly laughable Madchester mockery that was the Jagwar Ma show was completely unexpected.

Sebadoh // Live Review

one great folly after another, hurtling maniacally and out of control, threatening disintegration at every turn.

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

Lightning Dust // Live Review

They earlier joked that they thought no-one would turn up to the show because of the storm. These guys were a hurricane in their own right.

Teleman // Live Review

Formed from the ashes of Pete & The Pirates Teleman have had something of a phoenix style resurrection, tonight they deliver their stark pop with direct and dazzling accomplishment.

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.

Anna Von Hausswolff // Live Review

Anna is the absolute protagonist, her vocal pattern raising serious goosebumps. A soft voice, seeming to be barely impelled by breath, at the same time, sharp and dramatic

Braids // Live Review

Braids' album Flourish // Perish is amazing; hands down one of the best of the year. How such a complex, beautiful piece of electronic mastery...
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Active Child // Live Review

ridiculously sentimental, completely convincing. Turns out Active Child’s every bit as good live as he is on record: tell your friends.

London In Stereo Presents

London In Stereo and What She Said are pleased to bring you super special Christmas show, feat. Snow Ghosts, Gaps, Bat and Ball, Stay Bless

Kirin J Callinan // Live Review

Kirin J. Callinan is surrealism 2.0., if you will? An impeccable blend of introspection and diversion

Glasvegas // Live Review

Glasvegas' latest album has managed to reclaim a level of their former glory, but tonight at Scala it's still the old stuff inciting the action.

Coves // Live Review

Tuesday night at The Social, and some shoegaze, C86, dreampop, disco, goth, psychedelia, it's everything we have come to expect from Coves

Zola Jesus // Live Review

Taking her through this journey, JG Thirlwell and a string quartet, playing on a bare stage, making the most of the cosy and intimate setting.

CocoRosie // Live Review

There is something somewhat disturbing and deliciously fascinating in the way CocoRosie’s music taps right into people’s heads.

Kwes – ilp // Album Review

Often understated, incessantly beautiful, ilp simply signals to the masses that Kwes is one of our brightest talents.

Dry The River // Live Review

Beginning with the lush a capella harmonies of 'Weights and Measures', Dry the River delivered a set of exceptional quality.

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