Reviews

Ryan Keen LIVE @ The Institute, Birmingham 12.10.13

Over the past few years Ryan Keen has toured extensively around the UK building up his fan base and he’s landed himself firmly amongst the best of Britain’s fresh talent including Tom Odell, Delilah, and his pals Newton Faulkner and…

Mac Miller LIVE @ Kentish Town Forum

Arriving at Kentish Town tube station, there is a bustle of young teens opting for baggy tees and Nike Air Maxes, going through packs of Marlboros like they’re going out of fashion. Bustling through the stereotypical rap Samaritans of the youth today, it’s no surprise…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 11.10.13

Being a Grammy award winner, and having released nine records, it’s a wonder I haven’t heard of Joseph Arthur before now. However, now that I have witnessed this prolific talent for myself, I can’t wait to hear more of his…

Chase & Status ‘Brand New Machine’ ALBUM REVIEW

Words by: Wayne Baxter Follow @StagedoorFM The past 12 months have been fairly exciting for the UK dance scene; not only has Britain produced some of the biggest musical exports of the year (Rudimental, Disclosure and AlunaGeorge to name but…

Deer Tick LIVE @ The Borderline 1.10.13

Walking into the basement of the Soho venue for the first time it instantly reminded me of a slightly smarter version of the 100 Club with a similar dated looking mahogany bar but thankfully minus those annoying pillars. As I…

Jay Z LIVE @ Manchester Arena 3.10.13

Without a doubt, this man is one the biggest name in hip hop and one of the biggest in music today.  A career spanning almost 20 years, 12 albums, numerous collaborations, billions of dollars in net worth, gets to touch…

Storms and Hares LIVE @ Koko, Camden 4.10.13

Freshers Week. Two words guaranteed to strike terror into the hearts of the god-fearing (and a fair few heaths as well). So it was with some trepidation that I set off for Koko on a balmy October Friday. Storms are…

Liam Fray LIVE @ The Scala, Kings Cross

Scala is the latest venue on the solo, acoustic tour of The Courteeners head honcho Liam Fray. A man who upholds the characteristics of the long line of front men from Manchester embodying everything the likes of Morrissey, Brown and…

Stubborn Heart LIVE @ Electrowe​rkz 3.10.13

All in black Luca Santucci paces across the stage, restlessly rubbing his face and hands together, in what can only be interpreted as nerve induced behaviour.  “Excited is not the word” he tells us, smiling at familiar faces in the…