Tags : gig

Live Review: Circa Waves // Oxford O2 Academy – 25/03/2017

From the crowd reaction to both support bands INHEAVEN and The Magic Gang, which is thunderous from the already packed out venue, it’s immediately obvious how well headline act Circa Waves are going to go down tonight. Already six dates into the tour, they’re on ruthless live form and leave no time for the fans […]Read More

Live Review: Marsicans // The Platform, Lincoln – 02.03.17

As part of their current UK tour Marsicans last night took to the stage at The Platform, an intimate venue in the heart of Lincoln’s Student Union. Supporting the Leeds indie-pop outfit were local bands The Ultraviolet and Albany. Marsicans, who have made it to Spotify’s The Indie List, and been featured on YouTube alternative […]Read More

Live Review: The Temper Trap // Manchester Academy

Despite the four year hiatus, Temper Trap pleased the sold out Manchester Academy performing an array of tracks from over seven years of creating music. Opening the enduring set with ‘Thick as Thieves’ from their latest album with the same title, lead singer Dougy Mandagi’s unique sound carried through the techno pop beats of the track had the […]Read More

Live Review: The Temper Trap // The Garage, Glasgow –

With the cold and dark Glaswegian winter nights drawing in, sparks were sure to fly on Sauchiehall Street as The Temper Trap graced Scotland’s biggest and best city with their presence once again. Back in May, they entertained the Art School, a month after releasing their fourth studio album, Thick As Thieves. Having toured the record […]Read More

Live Review: RY X // St. Batholomew’s Church, Brighton –

If there’s anything more magical than the idea of RY X performing his new album, Dawn, in a neo-gothic church nestled in the backstreets of Brighton, it’s RY X actually performing his new album, Dawn, in a neo-gothic church nestled in the backstreets of Brighton. And that’s exactly what happened last Tuesday night. Embarking on the first leg of […]Read More

Live Review: Jamie T // O2 Academy Brixton, London –

Having to reschedule a date on a tour usually leaves a sour taste to the evening, though this was not to be the case, with Jamie T ripping the roof off the Brixton Academy on a school night. Opening up with an absolutely frenzic performance was Scottish trio Baby Strange. With a blistering set including […]Read More

Live Review: DIIV // Electric Ballroom, London – 25.09.16

On the second leg of a pretty huge tour supporting their second album ‘Is The Is Are’, DIIV took a stronghold of Camden’s Electric Ballroom for an evening of shoegazing, krautrocking madness. Opening up with the atmospheric Druun Pt II, DIIV ascended into a complete dream of a set. Following on we were greeted to […]Read More

Live Review: The Wytches // The Joiners, Southampton – 10.09.16

As a Bestival warm up, scuzzy garage heroes The Wytches made their way to Southampton’s Joiners for a quick and utterly annihilating show. The Wytches are no strangers to Southampton after playing there in support of debut album Annabel Dream Reader, as well as dotting themselves about at festivals like Independence & Common People prior […]Read More

Live Review: The Cribs // Oval Space, London – 01.09.16

I’ve spent the past day deliberating over how quite to transcribe such a special evening into words, and I’m yet to find a way to do the Jarman brothers justice … but here we go. Not too long ago, Wakefield’s premier mid-fi indie outfit The Cribs announced an ‘Old Skool’ gig at the intimate Oval Space in […]Read More

Live Review: Artbreak // The Windmill, Brixton 03/08/2016

The Windmill, Brixton is a humbly sized pub/music venue that has played host to many renowned bands during their infancies, including indie rock giants The Vaccines and Bloc Party. After their show there on Wednesday 3rd August 2016, one can only dream of where Artbreak might be in a few years time. The Brixton pub’s […]Read More