Author Archives: Lindsay Lights

TOY ‘Join The Dots’ ALBUM REVIEW

The first time I saw Toy was supporting the Horrors a couple of years ago and to be honest, I was a bit underwhelmed. I’d been expecting great things, but – and maybe it was nerves, or maybe they weren’t…

Guards LIVE @ Shacklewell Arms 15.10.13

‘Dude, do you own any trousers that aren’t black skinny jeans?’ ‘No.’ This was the exchange that greeted me on my way into the Shacklewell tonight and it just goes to show – this place has CHANGED. When I was…

The Black Angels LIVE @ Electric Ballroom, Camden

Wednesday night. That no-man’s-land of an evening between weekends. But not tonight. It’s only 8pm and the Electric Ballroom is filling up fast, with an eclectic crowd that ranges from bright-eyed kids to dreadlocked crusties, sharp-collared mods to balding over-50s….

London Grammar ‘If You Wait’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll have heard of London Grammar. You’ll have seen their name on the festival bills, and (if the 1,000,000+ hits on YouTube are to be believed) you’ll probably…

Anna Meredith – Jet Black Rider EP review

Scottish-born Anna Meredith has been having a pretty great few years, having won various awards as a classical composer and for her recent electronic work. She’s played alongside the likes of These New Puritans and James Blake, and Jet Black…