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Posts Tagged ‘The Lexington’

The Moonlandingz at the Lexington: Live Review

We see the “fictional” band make a real impact in North London on Friday August 28th 2015.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Making their first visit to the Big Smoke, those most inglorious sons of mythic Sheffield suburb Valhalla Dale, The Moonlandingz, have already made a big impression on the airwaves, with the track Sweet Saturn Mine getting heavy rotation on BBC 6 Music, and they’ve also drawn the admiration of Sean Lennon (yes, that Sean Lennon).

Actually a collaboration between the South Yorkshire based Eccentronic Research Council and members of South London’s Fat White Family, The Moonlandingz (with their charismatic lead singer, Johnny Rocket) were originally conceived as small town indie band royalty and the object of stalkerish obsession on Johnny Rocket, Narcissist & Music Machine... I’m Your Biggest Fan, the ERC’s blackly humorous album that once again engages the talents of actor Maxine… read more

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Weyes Blood arrives on European shores: an interview with Natalie Mering

We catch up with Natalie Mering of Weyes Blood amid her European tour supporting Kevin Morby.

Written by Gemma Dietrich

Having released her second album under the title Weyes Blood at the end of last year on Mexican Summer, collaborated with the likes of Ariel Pink and been a one […]

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Plastic Mermaids: Inhale the Universe Interview

The psychedelic Isle of Wight five piece introduce us to their inspiration and work practice.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Plastic Mermaids by Kat Hassan. Plastic Mermaids are a five piece band from the Isle of Wight. Since their 2014 release of debut EP ‘Drømtorp’ they have rightfully been earning […]

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Nadine Shah at the Lexington: Live Review

We saw the hotly tipped singer as she wowed the crowd at her album launch on Monday 22nd July 2013.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Nadine Shah by Tetsuya Toshima It was a bakingly hot day, even by the sweltering standards of the past week or so, and the upstairs venue of the venerable Lexington […]

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Mary Epworth at St Pancras Old Church: Live Review

The acclaimed singer returns to London with a show at this intimate venue on Wednesday 3rd April 2013.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Mary Epworth by Gemma Cotterell Hidden away between Mornington Crescent and St Pancras railway station, in that relatively little known area of London that is Somers Town, St Pancras Old […]

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Beth Jeans Houghton and the Hooves of Destiny at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen: Live Review

Following the long-awaited release of her debut album, the remarkable singer songwriter returns to London with a sell-out show on Thursday 1st March 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Beth Jeans Houghton by Gemma Cotterell Squeezing past the punters at the bar, I could see that the box-like auditorium of Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen was already full in […]

An interview with Sam Genders of Diagrams, and album review of Black Light

Sam Genders left experimental folk band Tunng a few years ago. After time out teaching and working with other musicians he's back with a stand out new album, Black Light.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The former frontman of Tunng returns with his solo project, Diagrams. Black Light is a laid back creation that exudes the lush harmonies and atmospheric lyrics that Tunng lovers will […]

Live Review: Laura J Martin at the Lexington

Ahead of the release of her debut album, the precociously talented Liverpudlian and self confessed “folkie weirdie beardie (without the beardie)” graces the stage at the Lexington on Wednesday 4th January 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Illustration by Sam Parr At a time of year when live music is usually thin on the ground, Fortuna Pop’s trio of Winter Sprinters at the Lexington gave the grateful […]

Kyla La Grange – New single Been Better and exclusive interview with Intruders TV

The new single by Kyla La Grange is released on 11th July. Watch the accompanying video here and an exclusive interview with Kyla by Intruders TV. Loads of plans in the pipeline...

Written by Amelia Gregory

You may remember that I interviewed Kyla La Grange in person a few months back. Well, see she’s just finished a UK wide tour with Wolf Gang and her next […]

Jeniferever launch their new album Silesia at The Lexington

Swedish post-rock band Jeniferever return with their third album Silesia, another wall of emotive sound but this time with added melody.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jeniferever by Liam McMahon. It was never a good idea to make an effort to see a support band without first checking up on them. This I really should know […]

The Kotki Dwa Comeback: just in time for Halloween

Amelia's Magazine fave Kotki Dwa are back on the scene: and they return with a fabulous video and song especially for Halloween: spooky....

Written by Amelia Gregory

JoeWorricker_by_Sandra Dufour You’ve just released Finger-waggers. What’s this song about and why the name? I wrote Finger-Waggers when my hair was so shockingly large people used to pull at it […]