Category: Featured

Hidden Orchestra – Live @ Union Chapel

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Friday 17th October, London This felt very special. Hidden Orchestra were always going to deliver a great live show – they are one of the most consistent avant-garde live acts in the UK, after all – but no one, not a superfan like myself, nor the band members themselves, could’ve predicted the otherworldly power that [...]

Glass Animals – Live @ Oval Space

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Tuesday 14th October, London Glass Animals are without doubt one of the most exciting British bands to arise in the last year or two.  I’ve had the pleasure of seeing them twice now, firstly at Electric Picnic this year (which was unbelievable may I add) and on Tuesday at Oval Space in East London’s Bethnal [...]

The Neighbourhood – Live @ The Forum

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Tuesday 14th October, London D/C is the first of two support acts to take the stage, presenting guitar based minimal RnB to the audience. Soulful keyboard and husky singing are blended with post-dub influences to produce a well-received set of covers (SBTRKT) and original material. Young Rising Sons provide the definition of American pop rock, [...]

Kele – Live @ The Macbeth

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Monday 13th October, London It’s a cosy fit tonight in The Macbeth, as the 250 capacity venue is packed to brim, situated just a stone’s throw away from Hoxton Square. Jack Rocks The Macbeth, Jack Daniel’s takeover of the venue, aims to provide music aficionados with the opportunity to pick up direct advice from people currently [...]

Underworld – Live @ The Royal Festival Hall

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Friday 11th October, Lodnon  When the last echo of ‘Born Slippy‘ faded away and Karl Hyde, wearing his distinctive sailor shirt, pronounced the last “thank you” of the night, I eventually tried to reach the exit of the Royal Festival Hall. But it was quite a facer. An exhilarated and jazzed crowd completely surrounded me – flushed [...]

Goat – Live @ Roundhouse

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Friday 3rd October, London Between goats, llamas and tame impalas, it appears much of the current psychedelic rock revival dominating the UK music scene is of the cloven-hooved variety. Their anthropomorphic agenda aside, it has been a pleasure to see this much-maligned genre making a comeback across all corners of the globe in recent years, [...]

Transgressive Records 10th Birthday – Live @ The Barbican

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Tuesday 30th September, London Tonight marks a momentous occasion for the British record label, created by duo Tim Dellow and Toby L at the spritely age of 19. Not only is it the regal and formal interior of the Barbican which makes it feel special, but also the added hosting duties of Radio 1 DJs [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Mammal Hands

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Mammal Hands. There’s three of us in the band: Nick Smart (piano), Jesse Barrett (drums and percussion) and Jordan Smart (saxophones). We are all musicians living in Norwich, where we met busking and started playing together in early 2012. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? We [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Nonpoint

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? My name is Elias Soriano [frontman of Nonpoint]. I was originally born in New Jersey, but raised in South Florida, which is how I found Robb and the band.  Robb was playing locally with a few guys and a friend of his was working with me; we [...]

Dark Sky – Live @ Red Gallery

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Tuesday 23rd September, London It’s hard to believe that this is Dark Sky’s debut album launch. The London trio have steadily released music since their inception in 2009, but only in the form of singles and EPs. Finally, their first full length is upon us and, judging by some of the early reviews, Imagin – [...]