Reviews

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 25.10.13

Having received acclaim from BBC Radio 1’s Ally McCrae and supported the likes of Ben Howard and King Krule, Scottish singer songwriter Michael Cassidy is set to release his new single next month. ‘Everybody’s Scared’ is a charming folk-pop ballad…

Holograms LIVE @ The Lexington 21.10.2013

I arrive at the Lexington; the shabby baroque style of the downstairs pub area makes it look like some sort of mash-up between an American style lounge and Bordello from the 1920’s. Along the back wall of the bar there’s…

Poliça ‘Shulamith’ – ALBUM REVIEW

The follow up to the debut, 2012 release, ‘Give You The Ghost’ is upon us barely a year after release. Shulamith hits the shelves’ this week with much anticipation surrounding the record. Championed by Jay-Z, Polica went from mild obscurity…

Guards LIVE @ Shacklewell Arms 15.10.13

‘Dude, do you own any trousers that aren’t black skinny jeans?’ ‘No.’ This was the exchange that greeted me on my way into the Shacklewell tonight and it just goes to show – this place has CHANGED. When I was…

Miles Kane LIVE @ Brixton Academy

Much anticipation and hype surrounds the tour Miles has embarked on, his biggest headlining tour to date. This evening it comes to a head at Brixton Academy and does not disappoint. You can always count on Kane to provide a…

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…