Tag: london

LIVE: MOTHER EARTH at the 100 CLUB, 27.6.19

From the Mayor of London’s office come dubious missives promising a halt to the capital’s cultural drain, but that the office continues to oversee the closure of live venues across central London means that all musicians – and that means…

Music Venue Mania: London

Since the callous demon of gentrification has swept across England like a bad smell, its capital and the venues that make it one of the best clubbing cities in Europe has faced the rough and tumble. However, it is not…

INTERVIEW: Caswell

Suffolk-based singer/songwriter Kristin Caswell – known professionally as Caswell – says she writes most when she has “an emotional reaction to something when something is on my conscience.”. This certainly shows in her music. Imagine a more electronic-sounding Kate Bush with shades of…

All Talk: Live music in London… what if?

Time for a quick sketch. Time to rethink Dr Johnson’s maxim and face the music. Or not, as the case may be. London, 2040. A fast forward into the future. To the visitor from the past, everything looks the same….

TRACK: Ben Howard – ‘A Boat To An Island On The Wall’

A lot has happened since 2014; topically, typically and technologically. It’s a different world since Ben Howard’s last studio album. I Forget Where We Were summarised the ideologies of many of his youthful fanbase. The subsequent arena tour, and his top…

New Track: Artbreak – ‘My Sweetheart, The Drunk’

Following their previous track ‘Rose Bud’, South London band Artbreak are back with yet another infectiously funky indie number, ‘My Sweetheart, The Drunk’. A blend of earthy, attention-grabbing vocals and funky pop guitar riffs commence the track, before the simplistic…

ALBUM: Michael Kiwanuka ‘Love and Hate’

Rating: Michael Kiwanuka is back with his second album, Love & Hate. Similarly to the title, the tracks address significantly important issues; despite positivity running throughout. ‘Cold Little Heart’ reflects the meaning of the album, starting with thrilling guitar work along…