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Posts Tagged ‘Lightspeed Champion’

Album Review: The Magic Lantern – A World In A Grain Of Sand

It's clear from this latest offering that The Magic Lantern harbour some impressive songwriting skills not to mention extraordinary musicianship. There are fantastic songs on the album and it requires your full attention

Written by Emma Barlow



Much of The Magic Lantern’s A World In A Grain Of Sand reminded me of the folk music coming out of London three of four years ago, sildenafil before the Mumfords came along and popularised the genre and made it synonymous with banjos, dosage harmonies and big anthemic choruses. I know this music still exists, here but it seems everyone has sort of forgotten about it. Brilliant artists like Johnny Flynn, Emmy The Great, and Lightspeed Champion – they are more about stripped back, folksy ditties, accompanied by traditional, acoustic instruments and usually, crucially, only one voice. It’s reminiscent of what we get here with The Magic Lantern’s latest offering and… read more

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Festival Review: Field Day 2010

Vicky Park played the perfect host for this urban festival, giving country-starved Londoners the chance to play in bales of hay whilst listening to their favourite bands.

Written by Laura Nineham

Dahling by Abigail Nottingham. “We’re building great cafes and restaurants on the Vintage High St, more about abortion where you will even find a Waitrose.” So said the flyer that […]

Festival Preview: Field Day

For any Londoner who is already showing signs of festival fatigue, you can get your music fix in Victoria Park on July 31st, and then go home and sleep in your own bed. Result!

Written by Laura Nineham

There’s a real charm to one day festivals: your money doesn’t run out, treatment you don’t have someone peeing on your hammock (thanks Benicassim) or shouting at all the non-Welsh […]