Fleet Foxes @ Hammersmith Apollo – Gig Review

Fleet Foxes are currently on the UK leg of their tour to promote their second album, ‘Helplessness Blues‘, and I was lucky enough to see them at Hammersmith Apollo last night. If you’re not familiar with them, Fleet Foxes are a six-piece folk band from Portland Oregon who have a signature style of close harmonies […]

Artswrap Live @ Electrowerkz

Last night I was invited over to the Electrowerkz venue behind Angel tubestation to a live evening of entertainment organised by Artswrap, the news and reviews website to check out for anything and everything related to culture – from the visual arts via literature to live jazz. I think the evening was organised, in part, […]

Shlomo @ The Udderbelly Festival

To coincide with the beginning of the summer-long celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain, the upturned purple cow has returned to the Southbank with the 2011 Udderbelly Festival. You’ll find the cow just west of the Royal Festival Hall, next to the ‘Magner’s Pasture’, which contains various bars and food stands […]

Rev78 @ The Proud Galleries – Gig Review

Tonight I was over at the rather unique Proud Camden venue for a performance by Rev78,  the Camden-based four piece indie rock band who have recently launched their new album, ‘Boy In The Blitz’. Before I tell you a little more about the band I should probably make mention of the venue – Proud Camden […]

Kylie ‘Aphrodite’ Tour @ MEN Arena – Gig Review

Last night we were at the Manchester Evening News (MEN) Arena to see Kylie on her new ‘Aphrodite‘ Tour! We were seated at one side of the auditorium with a great view of the stage, which consisted of a large area at one side where the musicians and the main stage were (complete with three […]

John Grant @ 02 Shepherds Bush Empire – Gig Review

Last night we were over at the Shepherds Bush Empire to see John Grant as part of his latest tour following the release of his first solo album, ‘Queen of Denmark‘, in the summer of last year. Being first at the doors, we got in with plenty of time to settle down at the front […]

Laura Veirs @ The Union Chapel – A Review

Earlier in the week we were over at the Union Chapel, to see Laura Veirs on the last date of her European tour, dubbed ‘The Hall of Flames’. The gig started with Alex Guy, a long-term collaborator of Laura’s, who mixes layers of viola tones, bounces and scrapes to accompany her gentle voice in a […]

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