Tag : Meg Firth

‘How Can I Compete’ by The Magic Gang

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Airing live on Radio 1, The Magic Gang are back with a hot new single and promises of new EP “at some point in April”. ‘How Can I Compete’ dropped on Monday evening and, with its rapturous pep and seaside sway, it’s living up to its new title as MistaJam’s … Read More

Declan McKenna @ Brudenell Social Club, 29/01/2017

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After being compelled by DIY Magazine’s hype over 18-year old Declan McKenna, I found myself stepping into a crowd of bright-eyed, glitter-clad indie kids and feeling as if I was crashing a GCSE results day afterparty. At the ripe old age of 19, I was probably the oldest person in … Read More

Dream Wife @ Headrow House, 21/01/17

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On the day women across the globe marched together in solidarity, there was no better soundtrack than the gloriously empowering and intoxicatingly unapologetic noise of Dream Wife at Headrow House. Even if their sound isn’t typically your cup of tea, it’s hard not to fall in love with Dream Wife … Read More

Preview: Dream Wife @ Headrow House, 21/1/17

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Headlining DIY Magazines ‘Hello 2017’ tour, incendiary threesome Dream Wife will blast their punk infected pop at Headrow House this Saturday (21st). The three met at art college in Brighton, forming Dream Wife as an art project with the Spinal Tap-esque concept of a “fake girl band”. A year later … Read More

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect by Sundara Karma

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Throughout 2016, Sundara Karma built up rapid hype that saw them filling tents at Reading and Leeds, selling out headline tours and being relentlessly played at Fuzzy Logic on a Thursday. A week into 2017 and they’ve released their debut album, Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect; however, with a … Read More

HMLTD @ Brudenell, 22/11/16 

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Trump would hate HMLTD. The creative madness and complete ambiguity of the London pack’s sound delivered a sensual battering. Formally known as Happy Meal LTD, they are hard to describe. Frontman Henry Spychalsk resembles Adam Ant turned glam-rock-masochist as he lurches about the stage as if possessed. The guitars sounded … Read More

The Orwells @ Wardrobe, 29/11/16

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Taking a band as gloriously feral as The Orwells and letting them loose in a venue as small as The Wardrobe is just asking for fireworks. With support from London animals Dead Pretties and a new barrier freshly installed to manage the crowd, the night was destined to be a … Read More

Honeyblood @ The Wardrobe, 17/11/16

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Despite it being a rainy Thursday night, a line of girls with buzzcuts and fishnets and boys in Doc Martens snaked from both entrances of the The Wardrobe. Each fan was effortlessly cool, much like Scottish duo Honeyblood. With support from Manchester foursome PINS, the night was destined for unapologetic … Read More

So Long Forever by Palace

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Sublime and intoxicatingly relaxing, Palace’s debut LP So Long Forever will melt your heart with its shimmering reverb and celestial ambience. The 11-track LP is hypnotically laid-back, as the sonic light and shadows of Will Dorey’s bass and the shimmer of Rupert Turner’s never-stagnant guitar lull you into a relaxed … Read More