Category : Live review

Black Honey descend on Church | 18/10/18

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On a cold Thursday night, the doors of Church opened to welcome a sensational line-up of RUSSO, PINS and the visionary Black Honey. The beauty that ensued held testament to the roofless talent and flair of each of the bands, and it was certainly a night to be remembered. First … Read More

Musical Masterpiece and Experiment in Empathy, 20.07.18

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‘If I write about how it feels to me, will you feel it, too?’ On 20th July 2018, Britten Sinfonia performed the premiere of Keaton Henson’s latest masterpiece ‘Six Lethargies’ at the Barbican Centre in London. A culmination of three years of work, the event exhibited not only the musical … Read More

Songsmith, Wordsmith, Jorja Smith. 11.10.18

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To introduce Jorja Smith as a Mercury Prize nominee and Brit winner would be unnecessary, one need only listen to her music to understand the gravity of her talent. The extent of this talent, however, was not glaringly clear to me until I saw her live. Seeing an artist, particularly … Read More

Tom Grennan Brings His Heart and Soul to the O2, 11.10.18

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Last Thursday night saw Tom Grennan kicking off the weekend early at the sold out O2 Academy. With 2,800 people crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in one room, the singer-songwriter came to the stage garnished in his red Spanish bullfighter shirt to a solo rendition of ‘Sweet Hallelujah’. This song was a great … Read More

Lily Moore Gives a Stunning Intimate Show at Hyde Park Book Club, 05.10.18

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It is always strange to make eye contact with an artist; it is a uniquely intimate feeling to make such close contact with someone normally separated from you by streaming platforms and earphones. But only two feet away from Lily Moore, you can clearly see her eyes glisten as she … Read More

A Storm Of Light and MONO Bring a Dream Odyssey to Left Bank

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Of all of the venues that Leeds has to offer, Left Bank is perhaps the most apt for tonight’s selection of music. Once a church, the building has become an arts space utilised for concerts, clothing sales and other events. The space feels particularly well suited for the night’s opening … Read More

Reverend and the Makers Lead a Religious Experience at O2 Academy, 04.10.2018

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With high dancing knees and beer-soaked tees, Reverend and the Makers led their congregation at the O2 Academy on a very special kind of sermon. Jumping straight into the set with the sensational bass lines of ‘Heavyweight Champion Of The World’ and ‘Shine The Light’, there is no time to … Read More

Re:Imagining B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’

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I remember it better than I remember most things these days. I remember, the first time I sat down to listen to The Notorious B.I.G.’s seminal debut album Ready To Die, being struck by the orchestral nature of its 22 year-old curator’s dark and powerful musings. This was not the … Read More