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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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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 […]

First Aid Kit: a taster of the new album with single The Lion’s Roar

First Aid Kit return with a taster of upcoming second album The Lion's Roar. Lush.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’m a massive fan of the incredibly young Swedish twosome known as First Aid Kit, tadalafil and none more so than when I discovered that their father (and mentor) was […]

Review of debut album Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm and interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

The debut album of York based singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich is a romantic delight, perfect for a lazy summer's day...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Benjamin Francis Leftwich by Sam Parr. He’s got a beautiful lilting voice and a way with words that belies his age: meet romantic new singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich of […]

Jon Hopkins and King Creosote perform Diamond Mine live at the Union Chapel: Review

This sold out event at the Union Chapel on Wednesday 25th May 2011 was a rare chance to see Jon Hopkins and King Creosote perform Diamond Mine live. Not to be missed.

Written by Ferdie Cloak

Jon Hopkins and King Creosote by Jim Design. It was a while before I twigged who Jon Hopkins‘ was: he provided a lovely soundtrack for a piece of contemporary dance […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Saturday Music Review

A review of Active Child, James, Gaggle, First Aid Kit, Crystal Castles and Belle and Sebastian. With lovely illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Latitude 2010-Florence crowd by Amelia gregory The Kissaway Trail by Natasha Thompson. The music at Latitude can feel like a bit of a byline given that there are so many […]

Bella Union Label Night at the Union Chapel

In the hallowed and intimate setting of this North London institution, four performances send shivers down our spine

Written by Rachel Clare

Naomi New was undoubtedly one of the highlights at Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her incredible costumes dazzled the press and had me bouncing up and down on my seat at […]

Owl Parliament feat. Emmy the Great, Mount Eerie, Aidan Moffat, Blue Roses – Live Review

Union Chapel hosts some of today's best singer-songwriters, their fragile folk perfectly suited to the beautiful surroundings

Written by Emma Tucker

Yes yes, store patient we get it. We all know that Gorillaz is an ‘imaginary’ band made up of four Jamie Hewlitt-created cartoon characters who ‘play’ the instruments and ‘give’ […]

First Aid Kit: Review of the gig at Union Chapel, Islington

A review of the First Aid Kit at Union Chapel on 4th March 2010. With illustrations by Joanna Cheung.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Tiny by Rosalie Hoskins. When I slipped the new album Gravity & Grace by The Tiny into my desktop, cialis 40mg visit this site I had no expectations. I’d […]

The Tiny: Swedish band interview at the Union Chapel, Islington

An interview with the wonderful Swedish band The Tiny at the Union Chapel in Islington, London on 4th March 2010. We talk about marriage, releasing your own records and the power of the internet. Illustration by Rosalie Hoskins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steve Reich by Gemma Milly. Steve Reich is a seriously cult figure for contemporary beats based music. Famed for his minimalist compositions from the 60s onwards he continues to be […]

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Music Listings: Sept 27th – Oct 4th

Gigs this week lovingly handpicked by me for you

Written by Katie Weatherall

Monday 28th September: Loverman, visit Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man, more about A Grave With No Name and Sunderbands, sale Hoxton Bar & Grill, London Hotly tipped grunge punk trio Loverman launch their EP […]