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Posts Tagged ‘Massive Attack’

Jennifer Evans at the Windmill: Live Review

The rising Irish singer headlines an intimate show in Brixton on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Taking the stage at a pretty busy Windmill was the hotly tipped Jennifer Evans. Although largely an unknown quantity in the UK, she’s been picking up a fair bit of good press back home in Ireland for a while, and with the release of her debut LP, Works From The Dip And Foul, last year she’s already drawn comparisons with Anna Calvi and St. Vincent. So no pressure, then!

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A diminutive figure with a big voice, and backed by Shane Holly on drums and Sean Maynard Smith on bass, Evans took us through some choice cuts from her album. With a sound that combines elements of blues and jazz, she doesn’t play your average four to the floor – if anything, it reminded me at times of a less urban take on Frank, Amy Winehouse’s debut, and early Noisettes (Evans’ vocal style and… read more

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Meet Submotion Orchestra, a new musical collective from Leeds

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Clemency – Je t’aime (moi non plus)

As the sun shines outside, Becca Kitson reviews Clemency's Spring Summer 2010 collection…

Written by Becca Kitson

Alison Clemency-Buddenhagen’s first independent label, ‘Clemency’ is now set for its second season.  Launched last year and already rubbing shoulders with avid Knightsbridge shoppers in Harvey Nichols, ‘Clemency’ has been […]

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Thekla, Bristol

Written by Melanie Harrison

Bristol’s Thekla is a down-with-the-kids venue by anyone’s standards. The ship is moored in a floating harbour, featured in Skins, has been played by Massive Attack and was once graffitied […]