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Posts Tagged ‘band’

:Kinema: – Interview

Talking to an indie-dance band from the south coast, who peddle an exciting brand of pop that matches brain to boogie

Written by Ian Steadman

All illustrations by Andrea Kearney.
It is March and the daffodils are in full bloom. London is drunk on sunshine. There is talk of vest tops and the unbearably exciting prospect of leaving the house without a coat. March also means that the light has started illuminating my smudgy windows and the dust that had collected under my radiators over winter. Yes. It’s probably time to think about Spring cleaning. For someone who is slightly anal (ok, visit very anal), you’d think I would find the prospect of a spring clean satisfying and wholesome. This would be wrong. I do it as little as I can get away with and secretly long for a cleaner (my bookshelves though, dosage are neurotically ordered according to colour).
My aversion to cleaning doesn’t mean that I don’t think about it. During my unemployment 18 months ago, a particularly low point came when I had exhausted Homes… read more

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Yuck (plus others) at Notting Hill Arts Club – Live Review

Yuck are a band with a really awful name that will probably hold them back, but their music and their live show is undeniably worth checking out

Written by Ian Steadman

Amanda Wakely queue Amanda Wakeley by Pearl Law. Amanda Wakeley. You’d be right in wondering what on earth I was doing at this show. Surely not my cup of tea? […]

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Fanfare for Fanfarlo

Album Review

Written by Roisin Conway and Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

A Touch of Finn-esse: An Interview with The Dø

A Treat for Your Ears

Written by Roisin Conway

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

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We Are All Fired Up For LoveLikeFire!

New Album, Interview

Written by Cari Steel

Art Against Knives 4th-5th May 2009 The creme de la creme of East London’s artists and designers come together for Art Against Knives: a 2 day event and exhibition to […]

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Crystal Stilts – Departure

Released 9th February, Angular Records

Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 26th January Lucky Dragons, health store Luminaire, viagra London Pretentious blurb going on about birthing fragile networks of digital signals or whatever but don’t be put off as it […]

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Throwing Up, Male Bonding, Screaming Tea Party

Barden's Boudoir, Saturday 24th January

Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 26th January Lucky Dragons, health store Luminaire, viagra London Pretentious blurb going on about birthing fragile networks of digital signals or whatever but don’t be put off as it […]

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First Aid Kit

Drunken Trees EP, Released 23rd February

Written by Melanie Harrison

You can’t help but smile at the sight of Jessy Pemberton, viagra treatment all rosy cheeks and red lipstick bold and bright, discount she is the picture of wholesome. The […]

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Music Listings

26th January - 1st February

Written by Prudence Ivey

Monday 26th January Lucky Dragons, health store Luminaire, viagra London Pretentious blurb going on about birthing fragile networks of digital signals or whatever but don’t be put off as it […]

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White Lies

Thekla, Bristol

Written by Melanie Harrison

Monday 12th Jan Starting today: The Voice and Nothing More is a week-long festival at the Slade Research Centre that explores the voice as both medium and subject matter in […]

Menomena: Friend and Foe

Menomena: Friend and Foe

Release date: 3 September 2007, City Slang Records

Written by Emyr Price

Aided in no uncertain terms by a show stopping performance at Texas’ recent South By Southwest festival, order case Portland three-piece Menomena present their debut UK release. This is in […]

Field Day

Field Day

Victoria Park, East London, 11 August 2007

Written by Matthew Bramford

For her third and final collection sponsored by Topshop, symptoms find Ann Sofie Back stepped into a boldly daring yet boundlessly commercial new style, as seen yesterday at a packed […]

Tuung: Good Arrows: Full Time Hobby

Tuung: Good Arrows: Full Time Hobby

Release date: 20 August 2007

Written by Marcus O'dair

In today’s over-saturated electro market it would be easy to dismiss Simian Mobile Disco as just another bleep and whistle DJ duo. However, stomach troche if the reaction of the […]

Cherry Ghost: Thirst For Romance

Cherry Ghost: Thirst For Romance

Released on: 9 July 2007, Heavenly Records

Written by William Hitchins

Aided in no uncertain terms by a show stopping performance at Texas’ recent South By Southwest festival, order case Portland three-piece Menomena present their debut UK release. This is in […]

The Twilight Sad: And She Would Darken The Memory

The Twilight Sad: And She Would Darken The Memory

FatCat Records, Release Date: 2 July 2007

Written by Harry Shiel

In today’s over-saturated electro market it would be easy to dismiss Simian Mobile Disco as just another bleep and whistle DJ duo. However, stomach troche if the reaction of the […]

Beirut

Beirut

Koko, Camden, London, 26 June 2007

Written by Joanna McGarry

In today’s over-saturated electro market it would be easy to dismiss Simian Mobile Disco as just another bleep and whistle DJ duo. However, stomach troche if the reaction of the […]

Family Day Out: The Broken Family Band

Family Day Out: The Broken Family Band

The Windmill, Brixton, 9 June 2007

Written by Matt Bramford

Those of you who’ve seen Fame (you know the one, store information pills “Remember my name (FAME!)/I’m gonna live forever” and all that jazz) may remember the relatively small but […]

Los Campesinos!

Los Campesinos!

The Point, Cardiff, 4 June 2007

Written by Emyr Price

Those of you who’ve seen Fame (you know the one, store information pills “Remember my name (FAME!)/I’m gonna live forever” and all that jazz) may remember the relatively small but […]

Grizzly Bear & Gravenhurst

Grizzly Bear & Gravenhurst

Scala, London, 21 May 2007

Written by Marco Barbieri

The last time I saw Final Fantasy was in the tiny Spitz venue. Tonight he is playing to full capacity at the Scala; word has clearly spread and expectations are […]

A Hawk And A Hacksaw

A Hawk And A Hacksaw

Bush Hall, London, 11 May 2007

Written by Marco Barbieri

Five albums in, medications malady and with only mild commercial success to date, it would be a reasonable assessment to describe Rufus Wainwright’s dramatic, theatrical pop as something of an […]