Posts Tagged ‘Windmill’

Kate Bush at the Eventim Apollo 2014: Live Review

We catch the iconic singer during her sold out run of London shows on Saturday 6th September 2014.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Kate Bush by Daria Hlazatova

This could never be an ordinary show. Not like some 20 minute set at the Windmill, oh no. This was Kate Bush, and Kate Bush never does ordinary. After a completely unexpected announcement, having not performed live for 35 years (aside from charity duets with the likes of David Gilmour and Rowan Atkinson)? No, this was going to be spectacular.

The thought of ever seeing Kate Bush on stage again had seemed inconceivable, so it was no surprise that, come the fateful day when no doubt tens of thousands of index fingers hovered expectantly over the refresh button, awaiting the inevitable crash of over-subscribed ticketing websites, her mammoth 22 date stint at the Eventim Apollo sold out in minutes (I was actually very lucky, and got my ticket at the second attempt). And what were we to… read more

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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 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 […]

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Depeche Mode at the O2 Arena: Live Review

We catch the electronic music legends on their return to London on Tuesday 19th November 2013.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Depeche Mode by Sam Parr I was definitely in unknown territory, trying to make sure I took the right exit from North Greenwich station on a bitterly cold evening, with […]

Shonen Knife at the Scala: Live Review

Cult Japanese all-girl pop-punk trio return to London for their 30th anniversary party on Sunday 11th September 2011

Written by Richard Pearmain

Shonen Knife by Sally Jane Thompson After a month long tour around Europe which kicked off in, of all places, Brixton’s Windmill, Shonen Knife arrived at the Scala for their […]

Brainlove Festival 2011 at the Windmill Brixton: Review

The top alternative music festival (with a free barbecue) returned to the Brixton Windmill for a day of audio and visual delights on Saturday 28th May 2011.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Illustration by Victoria Haynes As festival season shifts into gear, the Brainlove Festival made a welcome return to Brixton’s Windmill. Curated by Brainlove Records, this annual shindig is a well-spring […]

Caitlin Rose at the Windmill Brixton: Live Review

The rising star from Nashville makes a welcome return for two sell-out shows at the Brixton Windmill on Thursday 10th March 2011.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Illustration by Hayley Akins. Such had been the anticipation surrounding Caitlin Rose’s return to the UK, especially after the release of her acclaimed debut album, Own Side Now, that her […]

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 […]

Saint Saviour at Bush Hall: Live Review

The former Groove Armada singer wows the crowds with her debut solo show at Bush Hall on Saturday 23rd October 2010.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Saint Saviour by Genie Espinosa. Fresh from touring with Groove Armada, with whom she collaborated on the album Black Light, Saint Saviour played her debut solo show at Bush Hall, […]