Reviews

Honningbarna LIVE @ Electric Circus, Edinburgh

With a prolonging walk towards the doors of my local music hotspot, Electric Circus in Edinburgh, I wasn’t really sure what I should be gearing up for.  I was on my way to see Honningbarna.  The information I have is…

The Black Angels LIVE @ Electric Ballroom, Camden

Wednesday night. That no-man’s-land of an evening between weekends. But not tonight. It’s only 8pm and the Electric Ballroom is filling up fast, with an eclectic crowd that ranges from bright-eyed kids to dreadlocked crusties, sharp-collared mods to balding over-50s….

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week, 20.09.13

Having recorded an album, toured extensively, and occasionally featured as Tim Burgess’ backing band, Hatcham Social would appear to have had quite an exciting couple of years. Having supported the likes of The Maccabees, The Horrors and The Charlatans, this…

Yuck LIVE @ The Macbeth 17.09.13

We’ve missed Yuck. There’s been a shoegaze shaped hole vacant in the scene since their last gig two years ago and it’s a hole only they can fit. Although a relatively small venue, Hoxton’s Macbeth boasts a full house tonight,…

Album Review: Black Onassis – ‘Desensitized’

Chris Karloff’s new project, Black Onassis, sees the former Kasabian member join forces with NYC musician, Nick Forde, as well as a host of guest vocalists, including Liela Moss of The Duke Spirit, Ben Gautrey of Cooper Temple Clause and…

Festival Number 6 Review

Expectations, expectations…. With stylish, well thought out design Festival No 6 promised a lot with a classy, mature, well put together roster of acts in the incredible coastal location of Portmeirion in Wales. Walking through the village is a treat,…

The Strypes – LIVE @ Electric Ballroom, Camden

Rock n roll legends in the making? This is a question I have asked myself since the day I discovered The Strypes back in January, blown away by the video for “Got love if you want it”, a song that provided…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week, 13.09.13

Nearing sixty, one might expect Elvis Costello to be slipping into a trend of evoking age-old nostalgia in his music, but instead he seems intent on doing just the opposite, in recent years having collaborated with the likes of Burt…

Janelle Monae ‘The Electric Lady’ ALBUM REVIEW

The classification of ‘R&B’ really has been thrown back and forth over the past few years. In the late 90s/early 2000s, a period some regard still as one of the defining and golden ages of the genre, it seemed US…