Live Review // Franz Ferdinand

New Slang - August 26th New Slang has become somewhat of an institution for music lovers in the South-west of London in recent times. With...

Adam Betts // Live Review

Grant Bailey marvels at the wonder of Adam Betts live

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.

Traams // Live Review

No band is having as much fun with bitter anger and frustration as TRAAMS right now.

Anderson .Paak // Live Review

Anderson .Paak was the consummate showman at Alexandra Palace last Friday, wowing a sold out crowd of 10,000 with a stunning performance.

By The Sea Festival // Review

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.

Wolf Alice // Live Review

Nambucca - February 3rd The last time Wolf Alice played their hometown, back in September, they almost blew the roof off a sold-out Brixton Academy....

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.

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

Blood Orange // Live

Political overtones build the tension but the rest of the set slinks and slides it's way forward in joyful synchronicity: it's chic af.


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

The National // Live Review

but most of all it genuinely feels like a thank you to the fans that have stood by them to make it all possible.
Credit: Anna Webber

Car Seat Headrest // Live

There's a breadth and depth to what Car Seat Headrest do that's head and shoulders above anyone else doing "emo" in 2016

Algiers // Live Review

Their commitment to political critique isn’t just a sidenote to their music. We don’t just like Algiers, we are pushed forward by them.

Simple Things // Festival Review

A brilliantly surreal and diverse line up, a mash up of indie, hip-hop and electronica, with all the jagged pieces somehow fitting together.

Cristobal and the Sea // Live Review

Cristobal and the Sea are a breath of fresh air in the warm cave that is the basement of Birthdays in Dalston.


"I was repeatedly impressed by the consideration and dedication to the event." Kezia Cochrane reviews Tallin Music Week.

Maribou State // Live Review

Maribou State bring their fresh new live performance back to London for the first time in two years and manage to sell out The Roundhouse with their return to stage.

The Amazing Snakeheads // Live Review

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.

Trudy and the Romance // Live Review

Trudy’s drunken brand of 50s pop delivers those let-your-hair-down Friday night feels to a packed-out crowd of post-work drinkers.

Paul Kalkbrenner // Live Review

Danny Wright heads to Royal Festival Hall to see an incredible diverse and brilliant set from Yo La Tengo

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