Tag: london

The Horrors LIVE @ Troxy, London 4.10.14

Rating: After a somewhat stressful journey – I swear, I didn’t miss the bus stop – I made it to East London’s Troxy; a gorgeous venue, seemingly wasted when by 8.30 the floor is littered with plastic cups. Due to…

Kate Miller-Heidke LIVE @ Scala, London 11.09.14

Rating: Australian darling Kate Miller-Heidke is known and loved as much for her extraordinary talent and incredible presence onstage as for her down to earth, easily accessible pop songs which reflect her overall appearance. That very combination is what has…

Will and the People LIVE @ The Monument, London 19.08.14

Rating: “Started from the bottom now we’re here” were the exact words uttered as we stepped onto the balcony of London’s iconic ‘Monument’ landmark. Having conquered 62m of spiral staircase, we were short of breath from the hike and even…

INTERVIEW: CHILDHOOD

Following the release of their stunning debut album Lacuna, Childhood played an intimate gig in famed East-London record shop Rough Trade. After a mind-blowing set and surrounded by a crowd still buzzing from riff-heavy ‘Solemn Skies’, which brought the set…

AK/DK LIVE @ The Lexington, London, 08.08.14

Rating: Hailing from Brighton, AK/DK is a two piece outfit that use pinpoint percussion and a myriad of 8-bit noises with a healthy dose of improvisation  to create high energy synthpunk. The title of their first full length LP, Synths +…

Superfood W/ Dumb LIVE @ The Social, London 22.7.14

After a somewhat disastrous first attempt in a run of four free gigs, Superfood took to The Social for their second – this time, successful – attempt. For an 18+ event, the audience seemed suspiciously not 18. Those who were…

GUM TAKES TOOTH LIVE @ Café Oto, London 10.07.14

Rating: Gum Takes Tooth are a London based electronic duo who take all the preconceived notions of what electronic music can sound like and toss them out the window. The band’s sound is strong rooted in a DIY ethic and…

Interpol LIVE @ Electric Ballroom, London 25.6.14

Rating: Say hello again to these black angels of sombre melancholy, defying rhythmic tempos and mathematical sonic precision. Just less than three months ago, Interpol triumphantly left the iconic art-deco walls of Brixton Academy splattered with their sound. Last Wednesday,…

I Would Go Out Tonight… Gig Guide 23/06/2014

As you venture outside, there’s no doubt that you will now be surrounded by topless men with the unsightly combination of beer-belly’s and dodgy sun-tans, along with tango-d women in the shortest shorts you’ve ever seen and flip-flops. This can…