The Slow Readers Club may have cornered the Indie electro doom pop market, such as it is, but they’ve been clearly influenced by some of the finest acts of the last century, mixing up a cocktail of sounds in a way that is both discriminating and imaginative.
AJ.. was great, his rapping skills are second to none, spitting out bars with machine gun precision.
this music contains brilliantly crafted slices of wit and irony set out to debunk male toxicity, xenophobia and anti-matriarchy
It may have been a Sunday night, but the Waterfront was completely sold out with an expectant crowd ready to show the band how much they have meant to us over the years
This was my 6th consecutive year seeing the band and I go because I know what I’m going to get – a cracking live band, a great crowd and the chance to bellow along to some much-loved punk classics.
Whether with the band or solo, Darling has this audience spellbound and eating out of her hand
A stunning set of imaginative rearrangements, which combined with a healthy sprinkling of their own composition, stretched for over two hours.
Enter Shikari have proven themselves as relevant and as important as ever on this tour.
I know reviews are not supposed to be lists, but when the first five songs are Wall Street Shuffle, Art for Art’s Sake, Life is a Minestrone, Good Morning Judge and The Dean I, it warrants a special mention
2019 is going to be a big year for Fredo.
Skinny Lister Almost as soon as they start their set, I stop taking notes, I am too busy bouncing around. The Wood Burning Savages …..bordering on the brilliant Trapper Schoepp ...is simply high quality Americana for the most part
Beginning with Dr. Music and Before The Kiss, a Redcap it was a strong start, but there were also some pretty major sound issues affecting thing
Lau are, to paraphrase a Guardian review, one of the most musically adventurous bands exploring the outer edges of folk
Tonight, Huey Morgan is definitely 'the man', and Fun Lovin' Criminals do what they do best – leave their audience hungry for more
To say that De Staat have a diverse sound taking in a wide range of genres is, if anything, understating it.
Burgess’ music seems to be overwhelmingly upbeat, partnering neat little guitar riffs with his recognisable singing voice
I first saw Lucia support Sleeper at this very venue. I was blown away then. If anything, they have come back stronger....
What is so inspiring about Valtýsdottir is her ability to take other peoples music as merely the starting point for what she creates
Algiers - 2019 has started with an absolute bang with tonight’s show… Sink Ya Teeth Tonight, the sound isstill the 80s inflected, hard electropop that I have fallen ...
Casual Nausea their sound takes in early Crass, Paranoid Visions and Subhumans, with maybe a touch of Half Man Half Biscuit in some of the guitar lines Nosebleeds The live show is, if anything, even better than that LP. On record, to me at least, the band come across as old school Rock ‘n’ Roll colliding with maximum R ‘n’ B Fanitest Idea Faintest Idea do deliver a cracker of a set,,
With Lucy Grubb, The Hanging Stars, The Vagaband, Steve Arlene, Hot Raisin and Borderline in the Bar
'True musicians do not have a choice', he muses, 'we just have to keep on writing and performing. It is what we do'. Well evidenced at this gig
Sadly at 10pm it was over, when it felt like we were just starting.
From the off, the crowd are putty in Allen’s (Ducking Punches) hands and the band can do no wrong
The Subs are still one of the best - and certainly one of the most reliable - live bands to come out of punk.
When PVMNTS entered the stage, it was with boundless energy
The Studio was packed, and as the lights went down I immediately felt myself perk up.
It all gels incredibly well and it is clear that the duo are enjoying playing together.