Reviews

Sweet Baboo – Live @ St Pancras Old Church

Tonight the St Pancras Old Church is handing out wine but this isn’t holy wine, it’s boxed and we’re here to see Sweet Baboo.  The crowd is a wonderful mixture of father and son duos, ageing music nerds and mid-30s…

Depeche Mode: Live @ O2 Arena 29.5.13

ODE TO THE MODE There’s a full house at the O2 tonight. That’s 20,000 Depeche disciples stood before a nonagan shaped screen and a stage thinly veiled in a purple haze. They’re a testament to how electro ages not and…

QOTSA Album Review – Like Clockwork

BANG ON TIME A drunken hit-man is still deadly. He may sway a little and his feet will look unsure but rest assured he will take you out using nothing more than the toe-nail clippers in your bathroom. Only the…

TOM ODELL – Live @ Electric Ballroom, Camden

Having often passed the Electric Ballroom witnessing queues flooding down Camden high street, I have wondered what lies behind the unassuming doors. Tonight I can find out as I am here to see Tom Odell, the recent recipient of a Brit…

Chet Faker – LIVE @ Cargo

Greeted with a sign reading ‘No Breasts, No Requests’ posted behind the DJ Booth, Cargo in Shoreditch has never been a favourite of mine yet I found myself back there due to the popularity of Chet Faker.  The original show was…

The Specials – LIVE @ Liverpool Olympia

RUUUUDE BOY, RUUUUUDE BOY bellow the crowd in anticipation of the arrival of their ska heroes as sweat drips off the ridiculously high ceilings in the grand old venue that is the criminally underused Olympia. Although the place is rough…