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Girl Band

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

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July Review

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

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Prom 14 and 15

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

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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 …

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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 …

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Beach Baby

A random local gig. Neil Stanton Swoons Beach Baby

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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 …

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Dolls

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

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serac

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …