Reviews

Temples Songs LIVE @ Dalston Birthdays

This promising young band, from Manchester, have already picked up support from XFM, BBC 6 and NME for their debut EP ‘Passed Caring’. This EP is a solid introduction to the 4-piece and sets out from the off the scuzzy,…

Wilko Johnson LIVE at KOKO, Camden 13.10.13

‘If I ain’t dead by the end of the year, it’s gonna start getting embarrassing” Despite being given six months to live back in January, Wilko Johnson seemed very much alive on stage at Koko on Sunday, as he propelled…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 18.10.13

In a modern take on ‘70s troubadour John Denver’s ‘Prisoners’, Dinosaur Jr frontman, J Mascis, joins forces with the dulcet tones of singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten. With Mascis’ wailing lead vocals accompanied by Van Etten’s beautifully haunting harmonies, this cover…

Wooden Shjips ‘Back To Land’ – Album Review

Have Wooden Shjips have finally made the psychedelic rock album which will ultimately lift the mysterious veil that clouds them from the public eye? American psychedelic space rock may create some bemused looks when asked what kind of music you’re…

Temples LIVE @ The Kazimir, Liverpool 15.10.13

There has certainly been a buzz created around Temples this year and they’re one of the names on the lips of the ‘cool kids’ and music press alike. Getting repeatedly bigged up by Noel Gallagher has done no damage on…

​Ralph Myerz ‘Supersonic Pulse’ ALBUM REVIEW

Norwegian maestro of electronica Ralph Myerz is back with his third album. If you’re not aware of him but the music sounds familiar it could be that you heard it stealing cars & running people over. Myerz’s track “The Teacher”…

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…