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LIVE: The Manor @ O2 Academy Brixton, London, 05.02.2019

“The North’s weird, they speak to you,” the South-London three-piece take turns in shouting, with additional mimics of an “alright bab” or “you ok love” thrown in. After two weeks on the road, mostly in the North, with The Streets’…

LIVE (PHOTOS): Skunk Anansie – O2 Academy Brixton 04.02.17

Brit-rock icons Skunk Anansie put on an incredible show at Brixton Academy last Friday, and our talented photographer Jon Mo was there to capture the band’s raucous performance. Supported by guitar and drums duo The Pearl Harts, the band proved they’re still going strong…

LIVE: Coves – O2 Academy Brixton 11.07.16

Having toured with St Vincent and The Raveonettes, as well playing festivals such as Field Day and The Great Escape, to now be supporting the legendary Pixies is quite a feat for London band Coves. Having garnered support from the…

LIVE: Broken Hands – Brixton Academy 27.02.16

Canterbury five piece Broken Hands are no strangers to the big stage having supported The Rolling Stones and toured alongside Band Of Skulls in recent years. This time around they have been hand picked to support Ian Ashbury’s legendary The…

LIVE: The Vaccines – Brixton Academy 22.11.15

  22nd November marked the first of a string of three headline dates from The Vaccines at Brixton Academy. We found ourselves banished from our usual haunt (in standing) and nestled instead amongst every low-key alternative, music loving, middle-aged couple in…

DOWN ON THE STREET: South London

Welcome to Down on the Street, a Gigslutz guide to the most alluring places to see live music, get rat-arsed, dance, and shop (though probably not in that order) in some of the UK’s most exciting cities. This week’s issue…

Kodaline LIVE @ Brixton Academy 21.03.14

I am standing in the cloakroom queue when suddenly the building is filled with the folky sound of Amber Run. Purely from the beats that were pulsating through Brixton Academy, I knew that they were putting on a show that…

Placebo LIVE at Brixton Academy 16.12.13

As I take my seat, up in the eaves of the epic Brixton Academy, it takes me by surprise to see current leaders of the Shoegaze revival – TOY – on stage. And what a nice surprise it is. Off…