Girl Band

Girl Band have really grown on me. Earlier in the year, I really enjoyed their performance at the Roundhouse. Their current EP …


July Review

Proms starts this month so that takes me away from indie music. But even so, it was still a pretty weak month …


Prom 14 and 15

My first two nights at the main Proms. Prom 14: Prokofiev – the piano concertos, and Prom 15: Prokofiev, Qigang Chen & …


British Sea Power

I didn’t expect to find myself in a cemetery in East London on a rainy Sunday evening. But such is the life …


The Savages and Dead Forest Index

Really interesting gig with the Dead Forest Index and the Savages creating an intense soundscape to accompany some dancers in an exhibition …


Beach Baby

A random local gig. Neil Stanton Swoons Beach Baby


Daylight Music 18th July

Last Daylight Music for the summer and another odd lineup with a solo trumpet player, a gamelan group and a bell ringers …



The Dolls had been highly recommended by several different people and as they were playing down the road from the Islington, I …



First listen of a friend’s band. They had folksy sound with some nice songs and a violin to add some extra dynamics.


King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard put in a fantastic performance at Scala. Energetic and intense. Support came from the Hooten Tennis Club and Millions King …


Public Service Broadcasting

Heading off after the Lucy Rose gig at Rough Trade, I quickly walked down to the Southbank were PSB were playing at …


Lucy Rose

I saw Lucy Rose playing at SXSW. I wasn’t expecting to enjoy her performance and was prepared to move on to a …


Daylight Music 4th July

A 4th July USA themed special, with three performers hailing from the colonies. Piano Player – nice music and stories Texan Rodney …


June Review

June’s probably been my busiest month ever. There’s been some fantastic gigs and this month saw the return of three of my …