Reviews

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…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 22.11.13

Although Jake Evans has only just released his debut single, he is no newcomer to the music scene. Having first gained attention with his band Rambo & Leroy, he then went on to co-front and play guitar for Bad Lieutenant…

The Strypes LIVE @ Birmingham LG Arena

MORE THAN A YOUR AVERAGE SUPPORT ACT Following a packed out Japanese tour, The Strypes returned to Europe in mid-October to support Arctic Monkeys on their sold out tour. Over the next month, The Strypes would make huge impressions on…

Jake Bugg ‘Shangri La’ ALBUM REVIEW

Even by modern standards, Jake Bugg has really rocketed to fame. From being a plucky ‘one to watch’ (albeit one signed to a major label), when his single “Lightning Bolt” coincided with the 2012 Olympics and soundtracked Usain Bolt’s every…

Laura Veirs LIVE @ Islington Assembly Hall 21.11.13

With its high ceilings, art deco interior and grandesque air, the historic venue of Islington Assembly Hall seems the perfect setting to hear the dulcet tones of geologist stroke singer-songwriter Laura Veirs. Built in the ’30s, the stunning Assembly Hall…

Peter Hook & The Light LIVE @ Digital, Newcastle

Movement, Power, Corruption & …….. So, let’s get this out of the way, eh? Peter Hook was a member of two musical groups who used musical instruments to make music. Great music. Seminal fucking music.  Joy Division and Monaco were…

Welcome Pariah ‘Catch The Moment’ – EP Review

A modern day alternative rock band, mixed with a subtle 60’s psychedelic influence, and sprinkled with a contemporary twist…  Not many people can name many who can incorporate all three genres, and still sound ace.  However, this bazaar blending is…