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Au Revoir Simone at the Garage: Live Review

The Brooklyn trio’s European tour stops off for an appearance in London on Thursday 20th February 2014.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Au Revoir Simone by Rhi Pardoe

Au Revoir Simone by Rhi Pardoe

It’s that time of year when the NME Awards once again roll into town – a series of gigs showcasing the great and the good of the current and up-and-coming music scene at assorted venues around the capital. Tonight was the turn of Williamsburg’s finest, Au Revoir Simone, currently mid-tour promoting their new album, at the Garage on Highbury Corner.

The Garage was already pretty busy when I got there, darkened and swirling with enough dry ice to prompt flashbacks to student disco nights, but I was just in time to catch some of the opening set, from the intriguing Mariam The Believer.

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Written by Richard Pearmain

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University of Westminster: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Gig Review: Wichita 10th Anniversary Celebrations at The Highbury Garage

First Aid Kit, Peggy Sue and Meg Baird lead the celebrations, and treat our reviewer to a night of sublime and delicate harmonies

Written by Oliver Franklin

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