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Posts Tagged ‘the slits’

Las Kellies at Oslo Hackney: Live Review

We catch the Argentine trio at London’s newest venue on Thursday 14th May 2014.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Las Kellies by Sam Parr

Las Kellies by Sam Parr

Very much the new kid on the block in terms of East London music destinations, Oslo Hackney has been attracting some interesting (and surprisingly big name) acts in the short time that it’s been open. Owned by the same people behind Bristol’s Thekla and, according to the website, pretty much every venue in Nottingham, Oslo Hackney has transformed the original (but long empty) Hackney Central station building into a Nordic themed (hence the name) bar and restaurant with a pretty substantial stage upstairs to cater for gigs and club nights.

Las Kellies by Thomasina Smith

Las Kellies by Thomasina Smith

First on stage tonight was Scraps, otherwise known as Brisbane’s… read more

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Favourite Christmas Indie Tunes for 2011

This year there indie bands have released a plethora of Christmassy tunes. And I'm here to present you with a round up of the best: including songs from Piney Gir, Viv Albertine, Darren Hayman, My Tiger My Timing, Flow Machines, Fairewell, Dog is Dead, Honour Before Glory, Very Most and She & Him.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ukulele Christmas Carol by Abi Hall. Christmas tunes from respectable bands have never been more popular – both original compositions and covers of old favourites – here’s my round up […]

Austra gig at The Windmill by Laura Godfrey

Austra, Viv Albertine & Daughter at the Windmill: music review

Canadian synth-wavers Austra share the bill with punk veteran Viv Albertine and up-and-coming folkstrel Daughter at the Windmill on Monday 17th January 2010.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Austra by Anko It may have been a typically miserable Monday night in January, but we were safe from the elements within the hallowed hall that is the Windmill in […]

Ari Up 1962 – 2010: No Typical Girl

We pay tribute to Ari Up: a distinctive voice who deserves credit as a punk pioneer in her own right

Written by Mic Wright

Illustration by Stéphanie Thieullent “Ari Up: John Lydon’s step-daughter dies.” The Telegraph’s headline was horribly reductive. Ari Up, who died on Wednesday at the tragically young age of 48, was […]

Postcard Auction: Feminism in London

Artist Sarah Maple organised a Postcard Auction in support of the Feminism in London conference, October 2010. The event was performed by Jessica Hynes and Miriam Elia

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Stephanie Thieullent On Monday 4th October, The Aubin Gallery staged a fundraiser organised by artist Sarah Maple in support of the upcoming Feminism in London conference. The exhibition […]

Festival Review: Primavera Sound

Our sunkissed contributor reports from the frontlines of Spains biggest music festival, and discovers bands that drove her wild, the second coming of Kurt Cobain (maybe) and a few acts that should be put out to pasture.

Written by Laura Lotti

I have recently noticed that the more music festivals I attend, the less stressival I suffer from. Are summer festivals becoming less and less exciting or is it that my […]

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Music Listings: 12th – 18th October

Gigs you might like this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

Monday 12 October, Pamelia Kurstin/Pete Drungle, Café Oto Theremin viruoso, Pamelia Kurstin teams up with award-winning composer, pianist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Pete Drungle in this premier live performance in a […]

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The Slits – Album Review

Trapped Animal

Written by Katie Weatherall

I’ll put up my hands and admit that as a girl, not yet a quarter of a century old, talking about music is utterly intimidating. Yet I try. At some […]

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Music Listings: 14th – 20th September

What to do...?

Written by Katie Weatherall

Monday 14th September William Elliott Whitmore The Garage, London We can’t get enough of this distilled, gravelly bluesman. With Whitmore, it’s almost like you’re listening from inside a huge bottle […]