Category: Featured

A CHAT WITH: DAVE MCPHERSON (CENTIMENT/INME)

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In between tours fronting Centiment and InMe, the ever-busy singer-songwriter-guitarist and Pledge campaign advocate Dave McPherson manages to find the time to chat to AAAmusic’s Jake Paker about the differences between his new band, his old band and his fruitful solo career… Jake Paker: Hi Dave. So, you’ve recently completed the first tour with Centiment, how [...]

Marika Hackman – Live @ Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

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Tuesday 18th March, London Tonight’s support takes the form of Eaves, Joseph Lyons’ Leeds based project. Back to basics and nowhere to hide, it is just him and his guitar, no pedals and no effects – it is something of an organic performance. ‘Laura’,  his first song, provides the audience with an introduction to his broody [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Iron Braydz

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Who are you and where are you from?I’m Iron Braydz - a Nigerian born emcee/writer. I started writing because a lot of people thought I had the talent to do so. This was because I was always reciting Wu Tang lyrics and almost every Hip Hop release. I started going to my friend’s house to record because [...]

Cults + Famy – Live @ Village Underground

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Monday 17th March, London Village Underground is the perfect backdrop for what is to be Cults first headline London show in a while. The renovated warehouse’s exposed bricks, steel work and dimly lit space creates a shady and moody tone reminiscent of the band’s sound. A leather and black clad crowd gathers as the stage [...]

Franz Ferdinand – Live @ Vorst Nationaal

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Friday 7th March, Brussels Right thoughts, right words, right actions. This is exactly the impression I have when we talk about Franz Ferdinand. Everything they do is right! And even this time they didn’t disappoint me. The Scottish band formed in 2002 and released their fourth album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions in August [...]

Chvrches + SOAK – Live @ The Junction

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Wednesday 12th March, Cambridge It’s a chilly, misty evening in Cambridge and the Junction is completely sold out tonight for the trio from Glasgow. Chvrches includes Lauren Mayberry on vocals, Iain Cook on synths, guitar and bass, and Martin Doherty on synths, samplers and also on vocals for two songs. I don’t like to pigeonhole [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Lake Malawi

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? We are Lake Malawi, an indie-pop four-piece gradually getting established in London, dividing our time between Prague and the UK. The band started in September and was named after a Bon Iver song. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? There were three points in my life that [...]

A CHAT WITH: BLOOD RED SHOES

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AAAmusic’s Shane O’Neill speaks to drummer and co-vocalist Steven Ansell of Blood Red Shoes ahead of the release of their upcoming self titled fourth album (review here) and their European tour which kicks off tonight (March 4th) at Camden’s Black Heart, London. Shane O’Neill: This is the first record you guys have produced on your own. [...]

Van Susans – Live @ The Borderline

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Thursday 27th February, London Van Susans have been doing the rounds on the UK live circuit for the past four years, gaining a loyal and devoted fanbase around the capital and its provincial towns. Despite their intensive and gigging schedule they remain still just outside the realm of commercial success; 2012 debut album Paused in [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Dawn Landes

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? I’m Dawn Landes, hello. I’m originally from Louisville, Kentucky but I live in Brooklyn now. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? The radio. As a kid, I grew up listening to the radio all the time. I really love all genres of music and as a [...]