Live Review – Snail Mail at YES Manchester

After the release of debut album Lush last June, Snail Mail embarked on a worldwide tour. And last Wednesday front-woman Lindsey Jordan and the band found themselves this side of the pond in a small pink room i...

Live Review: The Amazons at Leeds Brudenell Club

For a heavy guitar band who once spontaneously set their tour bus alight, playing their first Leeds headline show at a 400-capacity venue was never going to be a dim affair. The show was a one-off special fundr...

Live Review: Black Honey at The Leadmill, Sheffield

"We sold out the fucking Leadmill!" Lead singer Izzy Baxter screamed, grinning to the venue packed with adoring fans. It was clear why the show sold out. As the lights dimmed and the Brighton four-piece took...

Live Review: Shame – Camden Electric Ballroom

Listen to Shame’s debut album and it’s clear their music’s important in 2018. Packed with tongue-in-cheek everyday protest songs of anthem proportions, their roots lie in The Clash, Palma Violets and Slaves. Li...
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Live Review: Jake Bugg at Manchester Albert Hall

Jake Bugg has always been one to keep things simple, but his recent acoustic tour strips back his craft to the bare minimum: just a man and his guitar. The 24-year old couldn’t be more in his element. Bugg’s l...

Live Review: Pale Waves at The Leadmill, Sheffield

Manchester’s goth-pop behemoths Pale Waves, returned to The Leadmill with their infectious blend of bubble-gum hooks and post-punk presence. The dream-pop quartet hypnotised fans with their small collection of ...

Live Review: Superorganism at The Jazz Cafe

It was only last October when Superorganism played their first ever London gig. Back then when they stepped out for their second ever live show, front woman Orono, a tiny 17-year-old Japanese student, barely mu...
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Live Review: Ezra Furman at Lexington, London

It takes guts to start a show at 8.45pm without support, but that's exactly what Ezra Furman chooses to do, setting a precedent for brave choice after brave choice. A night with Furman is always a journey but a...
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Live Review: Spector at Omeara, London

It’s tricky to tell where the stakes are set for Spector’s Omeara ‘homecoming’ show. On the one hand the gig sold out in just a handful of days, the band’s loyal following clearly on the ball; on the other, it’...