Category: Live Reviews

Jagwar Ma LIVE @ XOYO

In the three weeks that Jagwar Ma’s gig at XOYO was delayed by, a lot has gone in their favour. They have been showered with praise from the Gallagher brothers and received rave reviews about their debut album Howlin’. They…

Laura Marling – LIVE Secret Cinema gig

On arrival at the Grand Eagle Hotel I am swiftly greeted by my hosts for the evening – Mr and Mrs Undine. Feeling a little overwhelmed, having never attended a Secret Cinema event, I look around to see an array…

Sky Ferreira LIVE @ The Scala 27.6.13

It gets off to a rocky start tonight. Mistaking support act Gabriel Bruce for Gabrielle Bruce, I envisaged a sweet, female acoustic guitarist. What I got, however, was a slightly terrifying grown man with vocals so low he’d give Leonard…

The Strypes LIVE @ 02 Academy, Islington 21.6.13

I was under the impression that I was going to be blown away by The Strypes. Everyone from Elton John to Noel Gallagher is positively tripping over themselves to sing the band’s praises. Yes, they are obviously talented, but I…

Jaguar Skills LIVE @ KOKO 22.6.13

It’s time to spill some home truths. I’ve never thought much of DJ’s. Partly to blame is my own ignorance, partly to blame is witnessing Paris Hilton’s various attempts behind the decks – performances that threw out the question ‘how…

KT Tunstall LIVE @ Islington Academy Hall 20.6.13

After four albums, numerous awards and over a decade since she started, KT Tunstall is still able to sell out shows. She treated fans to a special intimate show at Islington’s Academy Hall, where she not only played through her…

Annie Eve LIVE @ KOKO 19.6.13

The crowd who gathered at Koko last night was mostly made up of edgy 18-25 year olds, with much better taste than I had at their age. I was there to see Annie Eve, who should be a household name before…