Tag : live review

London Grammar @ 02 Academy, 18/10

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London Grammar are the epitome of Indie Pop and Hannah Reid’s voice is something to behold. Having never listened to their music to the concert, I clearly set my expectations for the band far too low Hannah opened the show with just her vocals, and the rest of the venue … Read More

Gary Numan @ O2 Academy Brixton

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The widespread influence of Gary Numan in modern music is perhaps best illustrated by the variety of genres played over the house sound system as throngs of fans fill the Brixton Academy on Saturday night; these include airy synth-pop, haunting goth rock and pounding industrial metal. Whilst other bands may … Read More

Nick Mulvey @ Church

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When, halfway through his spellbinding set, Nick Mulvey crooned “Just when the evidence seems clearer than day / Could it be that Providence is leading us astray?”, there was a hint of irony to those conscientiously constructed words. The orgy of evidence visible to those witnesses gathered at the altar … Read More

Anteros @ Oporto, 27.09.17

12 months ago / 0 comments

For a band that have yet to release an album, Anteros set the jam-packed venue of Oporto alight with their ‘bitter dream pop’ setlist. Tonight is, pure and simply, about leaving your troubles at the door and getting intoxicated to the groove of Anteros. The band are at home in … Read More

Lorde @ Alexandra Palace, 27/09/17

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There’s an awkward kind of restlessness amongst the Lorde crowd at Ally Pally tonight. Everyone’s excited, but no-one really wants to show it. It’s a whole different story when the lights go down though – within seconds everyone’s dancing feverishly to ‘Magnets’, Yelich-O’Connor’s 2015 hit collaboration with Disclosure. ‘Tennis Court’ … Read More

Rock en Seine Festival Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

This year was the 15th anniversary of the French music festival Rock en Seine with a 110 000 people attending the 3-day festival, with headliners including The XX, PJ Harvey and Flume among others. Having attended this festival for 3 years running, I have realised how popular it has become … Read More

Not with a fizzle but with a bang: Secret Garden Party 2017

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It is with a heavy heart that we must wave goodbye to Secret Garden Party, an institution of British festival season since its debut in 2004. But every dog has its day, and as the festival closes its doors on over a decade of fun and madness, we take a … Read More

Live Review: NME Under the Radar @ Omeara, London, 12/07/17

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If NME’s Under the Radar gig was about showcasing the latest up and coming talent, then the future looks bright. Packing out London’s beautiful Omeara venue, this was an evening of celebration: a celebration of talent, music, and diversity. Kicking off the evening was the London-based Anteros. In a genre … Read More

Festival Review: Glastonbury 2017

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So, Glastonbury was fun. In the wake of the current political climate, Glastonbury felt greater event then just a music festival. An immense feeling of optimism and relief filled the air and fuelled a celebratory atmosphere. Unexpected guerrilla Jeremy Corbyn chants appeared pretty much everywhere and anywhere across the festival; with … Read More