Reviews

Midlake LIVE @ Islington Assembly Hall

Islington Assembly Hall plays host to the American Rock/Folk collective, Midlake this evening.Coming off the back of a turbulent few years which saw the lead singer, Tim Smith quit the band after animosity ensued due to his perfectionism, the band…

Arcade Fire ‘Reflektor’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Music monsters Arcade Fire, hailing from Montreal, Quebec, hinted forth-coming album, ‘Reflektor’, back in August, with emblems adorning the mysterious phrase ‘Reflektor’, rumbling across the globe. 9pm, September 9th, revealed the emblems true cause. The cause was to let fans…

Ghostpoet LIVE @ Hackney Empire 24.10.13

With one fist pumping the air Obaro Ejimiwe, otherwise known as Ghostpoet, walks onto the Hackney Empire’s stage.  To the right of me an over excited fan spills their beer and we both watch as it is absorbed into the…

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…

Holograms LIVE @ The Lexington 21.10.2013

I arrive at the Lexington; the shabby baroque style of the downstairs pub area makes it look like some sort of mash-up between an American style lounge and Bordello from the 1920’s. Along the back wall of the bar there’s…

Poliça ‘Shulamith’ – ALBUM REVIEW

The follow up to the debut, 2012 release, ‘Give You The Ghost’ is upon us barely a year after release. Shulamith hits the shelves’ this week with much anticipation surrounding the record. Championed by Jay-Z, Polica went from mild obscurity…

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…