Reviews

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…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 04.10.13

With stupendous, pounding drums, heavy riffs and intensely raw vocals, Royal Blood’s second single ‘Out Of The Black’ is a colossal rock and roll anthem that excites and invigorates. With just Benjii Talent and Mike Kerr making up the band,…

HAIM ‘Days Are Gone’ – Album Review

As we all most likely know by now, Haim are a gorgeous California all-girl rock/pop three-piece, made up of sisters Danielle, Alana and Este Haim.  Following a successful Summer festy schedule, including a Pyramid Stage slot at Glasto, they have…

Santiago Street Machine ‘Spark’ – ALBUM REVIEW

Formed in Manchester, Santiago Street Machine (SSM) are a three piece outfit that combine bass, drum, synth and vocal to create something altogether good. SSM stated their intent from the starting gun with their first single, Noisemaker, released in 2011….

The Wailers LIVE @ Indigo 02, 30.9.13

Having insisted on playing reggae in the office all day on Monday (which may have worn thin with some) I was in the zone when I set off to North Greenwich, though it did feel slightly incongruous arriving at the…

Hares LIVE @ The Monarch 24.09.2013

It’s a Tuesday night at The Monarch, a quaint little pub nestled in the heart of Chalk Farm Road in Camden. Patrons range from young trendy twenty-something hipsters and groups in their early thirties on a night out to rough…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 27.09.13

French Indie-Pop collective, Nouvelle Vague’s vocalist, Melanie Pain, is now going it alone with the release of her album ‘Bye Bye Manchester’ – the first single to come from this solo project being the eerily atmospheric ‘Black Widow’. The single…