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Posts Tagged ‘Scala’

Shonen Knife at the Scala: Live Review

Cult Japanese all-girl pop-punk trio return to London for their 30th anniversary party on Sunday 11th September 2011

Written by Richard Pearmain

Shonen Knife by Sally Jane Thompson
Shonen Knife by Sally Jane Thompson

After a month long tour around Europe which kicked off in, information pills of all places, more about Brixton’s Windmill, viagra Shonen Knife arrived at the Scala for their 30th birthday bash. Originally formed in Osaka by sisters Naoko and Atsuko Yamano, along with their friend Michie Nakatani, and influenced as much by 1960’s girl groups as by punk bands (especially the read more

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Half Japanese and The Lovely Eggs at Scala, Kings Cross: An illustrated review by Slowly the Eggs

On May 31st Half Japanese played at the London Scala, supported by The Lovely Eggs and Let's Wrestle. Maria Papadimitriou, also known as Slowly the Eggs, went along to gather illustrations for this wonderful illustrated review.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Half Japanese ‘Fire in her Eyes’ by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs. One Tuesday evening at the end of last month I found myself going along to the Scala […]

A meeting with indie folk blues rockers Peggy Sue.

Peggy Sue tell me all about making their new album Fossils and Other Phantoms, and how they lost the Pirates. Illustrations by Kellie Black.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of Peggy Sue by Kellie Black. I arrive by bike as usual to meet the three members of Peggy Sue at Spitalfields Market. Rosa got lost on hers and […]

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 […]

Amy Turnnidge & Dandi Wind

Amy Turnnidge & Dandi Wind

Scala, London, 12 May 2007

Written by Lena Dyatant

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 […]

Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS)

Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS)

Scala, London, 14 Nov 2006

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chan Marshall is a confusing character, viagra sale you hope for her to be brilliant live but there’s always the niggling feeling that it might just go pear-shaped. She’s always […]

Two Gallants

Two Gallants

Scala, London, 9 Nov 2006

Written by Music Editor

Chan Marshall is a confusing character, viagra sale you hope for her to be brilliant live but there’s always the niggling feeling that it might just go pear-shaped. She’s always […]

The Aliens

The Aliens

Scala, London, 9 February 2007

Written by Amelia Gregory

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 […]

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

Scala, London, 24 October 2006

Written by Amelia Gregory

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 […]