Live Review: Circa Waves at O2 Academy Sheffield

Two years on from their debut Young Chasers, Circa Waves are back with sophomore effort Different Creatures – a darker, heavier record, but one that is still faithful to some core elements of their sound. Their...
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Live Review: Loyle Carner at Sheffield Plug

Loyle Carner's Cantona Tour was coined from the hot-headed Manchester United striker who infamously kung-fu kicked a fan to the face, the name being a throw back to stone-age football hooliganism and abusive cr...

Live Review: Shakey Graves at Gorilla, Manchester

I’ll be honest and say I’d only listened to Shakey Grave’s debut album And The War Came once fully prior to his show at Gorilla, Manchester, last night. In hindsight, I wish I’d given it a few more plays beca...
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Live Review: Outlines Festival

Each summer a handful of new festivals seem to crop up to suffice the needs of those who don't want be drowned to death in a field of 100,000 people by a fourth time, monotone headliner. This year organisers in...

Live Review: Courtney Barnett at O2 Manchester Ritz

Courtney Barnett has seen a meteoric rise in popularity this year, and in Manchester alone she’s been promoted from a small and intimate performance at Gorilla to a sold out show at the Ritz in less than a ye...

Live Review: Father John Misty at Plug Sheffield

Father John Misty (real name Josh Tillman) played a sold-out gig at Plug for the good people of Sheffield, and provided a truly spellbinding show packed with folky fun and a plentiful of banter. Proceedings ki...