Reviews

RADKEY – Cat & Mouse EP Review

Being a new and upcoming band is difficult to say the least. They’re judged on the back of short critical notices, one or two showcase gigs and the unfair yardstick of their influences and that’s it. It’s truly an unenviable…

New Order & Johnny Marr LIVE @ Jodrell Bank 7.7.13

The Jodrell Bank ‘Transmissions’ for summer 2013 are ones which have been eagerly anticipated by us here at Gigslutz. Curated by headliners New Order, the line up for this year’s Transmission Number 5 had us eagerly counting down the days…

Turnpike Glow – ‘Funke Pop’ EP Review

Art-Pop outfit, Turnpike Glow, started out life as just Sandro Schiena and Giuseppe La Mela in Rome back in 2007, before gracing the streets of London with their Psych-Indie sounds, and joining with English musicians – Anthony, Jeremy and, most…

Sigur Rós ‘Kveikur’ – Album Review

The Sigur Rós crusade started in 1994 in Reykjavik with messers, Jónsi Birgisson, Georg Hólm and Águst Ævar Gunnarsson. From the outset, the band have consistently imposed a unique style of atmospheric sounds and ambient music that would make the…

Cattle & Cane LIVE @ Village Underground, Shoreditch

The Village Underground was the venue of choice for the headline band Half Moon Run, an industrial looking building with overwhelmingly high ceilings and exposed walls, very Shoreditch cool but undoubtedly a total bitch to sound check in. I was…

Daughn Gibson ‘Me Moan’ – Album Review

Daughn Gibson’s second album ‘Me Moan’ is a refreshing catalogue of folk-like story telling set to subterranean layering of guitar twanging, electronic sounds and erm… bagpipes. Following on from ‘All Hell’ the former trucker expands with 11 eclectic tracks ranging…

Jagwar Ma LIVE @ XOYO

In the three weeks that Jagwar Ma’s gig at XOYO was delayed by, a lot has gone in their favour. They have been showered with praise from the Gallagher brothers and received rave reviews about their debut album Howlin’. They…