Reviews

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…

Miles Kane LIVE – JD Roots show @ The Zanzibar

Having earlier in the evening played an impromptu acoustic show in Heebie Jeebies, a hundred yards down the road the Zanzibar is packed to the rafters to watch MILES KANE in the smallest venue he will have played in years….

Little Boots LIVE REVIEW @ Bethnal Green Working Mens Club

With Victoria Hesketh, aka Little Boots musical abilities fluctuating from singing and keyboard playing to mastering instruments such as synthesizers, Stylophones and a Japanese electronic instrument called Tenori-on it’s no wonder that her 2009 debut album, ‘Hands’, reached number five…

An Audience with Frank Turner

I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to an intimate session with Frank Turner, folk, rock, singer songwriter and formerly of punk band Million Dead. The former Eton boy, no stranger to negative press attention, performed with Matt Nasir,…

Primal Scream 2013 – Album Review

So Primal Scream are back and what a relief it is. It’s been over 3 decades in since Bobby Gillespie rounded up his merry gang of space cadets, yet excitement for a new release is still high as ever. How many…

Liverpool Sound City 2013

With over 300 acts squeezed into 3 days, Liverpool Sound City is the king of metropolitan festivals. This was Gigslutz first visit to Sound City and we have to admit to being slightly apprehensive going into it. All our fears…