Reviews

The Sunshine Underground LIVE @ XOYO 27.11.13

TSU are hardly prolific in their recording of new material. Despite releasing their first single in 2005, the Yorkshire based outfit still only have two albums to their name. With a third attempt planned for release in early 2014, a…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 29.11.13

Whilst we have become familiar with Sivu’s pretty alt-pop and youthful charm, new track ‘I Hold’ – which features the soaring vocals of Marika Hackman – has darker undertones than previous material and an added introspective depth. ‘I Hold’ combines…

The Family Rain LIVE @ Heaven, Charing Cross

It’s been a busy year for Bath’s indie blues rockers The Family Rain, having supported a list of big name acts including: Biffy Clyro, Jake Bugg, Miles Kane, and The Rolling Stone. Now after months of playing support, the three…

Little Boots LIVE @ Heaven, 28.11.13

Little Boots appears from on the stage in her high heels. She’s wearing black sparkly tights and a black top with a long voile that looks like a fairy cloak. She is as charismatic as Morgan le Fay and as…

Bipolar Sunshine LIVE @ Elektrowerkz 20.11.2013

Dressed in a bright Hawaiian print shirt, Adio Marchant, the man at helm of the electronic/ indie pop project Bipolar Sunshine, calmly walks out on stage. A roar of excitement echoes throughout the crowded, dingy looking room as fists clutching…

Queens Of The Stone Age LIVE @ Wembley Arena 23.11.13

Five years have passed between ‘Era Vulgaris’ (2007) and ‘…Like Clockwork(2013), a great amount of water has flown under the Queens Of The Stone Age bridge. It might be the time, the fatherhood, the surgery during which QOTSA’s leader Josh…

Skrillex LIVE @ 02 Building 6, London 22.11.2013

It’s not my intention to celebrate the importance of drugs during a nine hour long rave marathon, however a Skrillex show requires a lot of energy, stamina and resistance. Because the man himself is a non stopping machine that keeps…

Queens Of The Stone Age LIVE @ Wembley Arena 23.11.13

Strolling on stage finishing off a cigarette, Josh Homme’s presence releases a sense of escape as I was surrounded by a community of middle aged insurrectionists who seem to be leaving all the stress of the office at home. Seeing…