Author Archives: Mari Lane

About Mari Lane

Editor, London. Likes: Kathleen Hanna, 6Music, live music in the sunshine. Dislikes: Sexism, pineapples, the misuse of apostrophes.

Laura Veirs LIVE @ Islington Assembly Hall 21.11.13

With its high ceilings, art deco interior and grandesque air, the historic venue of Islington Assembly Hall seems the perfect setting to hear the dulcet tones of geologist stroke singer-songwriter Laura Veirs. Built in the ’30s, the stunning Assembly Hall…

Gigslutz Unsigned: Interview with The Savage Nomads

Put together some eclectic ingredients – a few Libertines-esque jangly riffs, mixed with some ‘80s pop, and a touch of some cool, alt-rock inspired vocals – and what you’ll come up with is the enthusiastic Indie-Pop sound of The Savage…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 15.11.13

Although Snow Patrol are most widely known for their emotive indie ballads and gentle, romantic lyrics, there was a time in their youth when they exuded a grunge-fused energy and punk-inspired attitude. And it is this side of his band…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 08.11.13

Following the release of live EP ‘Who Says There’s No Beach In Doncaster?’ in September, The Darlingtons are back with their new single, ‘Don’t Give Me Hope’. Whilst this track retains all of the youthful energy and vigour that we…

Track Review: Dolomite Minor – ‘Let Me Go’

Formed in 2010 this unsigned Southampton duo, Dolomite Minor, released their debut EP last year and took to the stage this year at Reading and Leeds festivals. The band is comprised simply of Joe Grimshaw on vocals and guitar and…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week: 01.11.13

Hailing from Dewsbury, Psych-Rock trio Formes have recently received acclaim from BBC6 music’s Tom Robinson and are quickly becoming a household name on the Leeds music scene. Comprising of brothers Steve and Jordon McNamara and Rob Hemingway (aka ‘The Alchemist’…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 25.10.13

Having received acclaim from BBC Radio 1’s Ally McCrae and supported the likes of Ben Howard and King Krule, Scottish singer songwriter Michael Cassidy is set to release his new single next month. ‘Everybody’s Scared’ is a charming folk-pop ballad…