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A CHAT WITH: TRENTEMØLLER

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Danish electronic music powerhouse Anders Trentemøller is bringing his spectacular, full band live show to the Southbank as part of Meltdown 2014. Across his three studio albums, Trentemøller has effortlessly evolved from noir-ish minimal techno to a hybrid of post-rock and trip-hop; each individual composition from his latest record, Lost, features the producer and multi-instrumentalist picking [...]

The Polyphonic Spree – Live @ The Waterfront

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Monday 9th June, Norwich The Polyphonic Spree put on a spectacularly psychedelic choral set at The Waterfront on Monday night; quite how the small venue accommodated the 14 band members on stage was incredible! The night starts with a band from Norwich: Box of Light, fronted By Helen Anderson who is also known affectionately as Melon Lady, [...]

Peace – Live @ The Assembly

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Monday 9th June, Leamington Spa The Midland quartet are back on the road. After Harry’s engagement and the birth of Doug’s baby, Peace seem to have matured slightly in the last year. It seems to be a bit of an odd time to be doing a tour, as they haven’t yet released their second album [...]

A CHAT WITH: MAX RICHTER

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German-born composer Max Richter is perhaps best known for his debut solo album, the 2002 masterpiece Memoryhouse - however, he is also one of the world’s most interesting composers of film scores, and there is no doubt that his finest work was for Ari Folman’s 2008 Israeli animated documentary, the Oscar-nominated Waltz With Bashir. Richter, who is no stranger [...]

10 Must See Acts @ Camden Crawl 2014

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Ten Must See Acts at Camden Crawl 2014 After a one year hiatus Camden Crawl is back for 2014, revamped and ready to get you in the mood to see some of the best independent music acts around from all over the globe. It will be taking place over various venues from the cosy Black [...]

Mr Scruff All-Dayer – Live @ The Roundhouse

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Saturday 30th May, London Ninja Tune stalwart Mr Scruff is back with his first new studio album in six years, and in celebration of its release he has put together a personally-curated lineup of experimental music for an all-day takeover of Camden’s Roundhouse. The new record has surprised many – side-lining the cartoonish samples, as well [...]

Circa Waves – Live @ The Lexington

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Wednesday 28th May, London Circa Waves’ support tonight are fellow Liverpudlians Death At Sea, a four piece band made up of two guitarists, a bassist and drummer. They open up with a shady riff supported by inquisitive lyrics (“show me your darker side”) echoing back to the scuzzy-ness of their guitars. Their music is rocky, [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Josephine and The Artizans

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? We are Josephine and The Artizans - a 10 piece Hip-Hopera band from London, which consists of classical strings, operatic vocals, heavy beats, and energetic rap. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? The original idea came to me whilst I was studying at University of [...]

Plaid + Daedelus @ Village Underground

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Friday 23rd May, London Tonight’s Soundcrash curated lineup at Village Underground teams up two of electronic music’s most progressive and enduring artists; two artists who produce intelligent electronic music, but from different sides of the IDM spectrum. In short, the double bill is a masterstroke. Oldschool Warp duo Plaid, who are here for their album launch, [...]

InMe – Live @ O2 Academy Islington

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Saturday 17th May, London Upon arriving at the O2 Academy Islington, I saw the queue barriers and pre-gig excitement finally kicked in. But then I realised that there were no more than 30 people lined up. And it was five minutes until doors. Confused and upset at the lack of people, I shuffled into the [...]