Alright The Captain – Contact Fix // Album Review

Without sacrificing their virtuosity the trio have embraced a denser, more satisfying sound to corral the head bangers and well as the beat-counters.
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Hinds // Live Review

If anything Madrid’s finest have proven themselves worthy figureheads of the Spanish slacker contingent

Haiku Salut // Live Review

The dynamism of the early set lost, and the constant, restless flicker of the lightshow becomes a distraction.

Portico // Live Review

Living Fields remains a gorgeous record for home listening, but the lack of intimacy in its performance make a record full of warmth feel more than a touch cold.

Protomartyr // Live Review

The band lunge through nineteen tracks in total at breakneck speed

Citadel Festival // Live

A striking roster of live music, a lineup of mouthwatering variety, with many of the acts translating extremely well in the flesh.

Death Grips // Live Review

"For all the hype surrounding Death Grips and the artifice they build around themselves, it’s undeniable that they are worthy of the adoration they receive."

First Aid Kit // Live Review

It’s really enchanting to witness two such beautiful personalities channel a joy and heartfelt energy into the room tonigh

Loyle Carner // Live Review

Tonight’s sold-out Brixton Academy show acts both as a celebration and a homecoming for the South London rapper.

Fat White Family // Live Review

We went to see the new Sheffield residents, Fat White Family, road test their evolution as they escape the grip of London-bound addiction with an hour-long performance at The Lexington to kick off their 2019.

Big Zuu // Live Review

Big Zuu might be in the infancy of his music career but with his sold out show and his new residency on BBC 1Xtra, there is no doubt that his talent is slowly pushing him toward the forefront of UK music.

Naked City Festival // Live Review

As its inaugural festival, Naked City 2019 certainly delivered - we headed down to South London to witness the carefully curated festival offering a distinctly global mindset.

Poliça // Live Review

"It’s rich, expansive pop that feels an exciting place to be" - Poliça live at Village Underground earlier this week.

Festivals // Field Day – London

Field Day May 25th // Victoria Park // £50adv Okay, there might come a time (as seems to happen every year) when you run for the...
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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.

Great Ytene // Live Review

Great Ytene's simplistic, surf-tinged rock is served with lashings of psychedelia;

Chromeo // Live Review

This was the kind of locked-tight performance that would steal the stage at a big festival, the funkiest thing since James Brown's flowery pants

Fat White Family // Live Review

the soundtrack of a debauched squat party where everyone is way more than half cut.

Alex G // Live Review

A fitting showcase for one of the most promising songwriters of our time, this show left many breathless and nobody disappointed.

Ariel Pink // Live Review

Yeah, he's strange and all that, but he also writes bafflingly brilliant music with killer hooks

Wet // Live Review

It’s a fairly short set but they sound amazing and, bathed in alternately blue, red and purple light, it feels like we’re all embraced in a really nice hug.

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