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Asylums

As it was Independent Venue week I headed across to my own local venue, The Horn, to catch the Asylums. I’d seen …

Iceage

As I was in London, I thought I’d pop along to the Lexington for an afternoon gig by Iceage. They’re not a …

Savages

I’ve said this before, I don’t think there’s a better live band around at the moment than the Savages and tonight didn’t …

Graveltones

A decent evening of music at the Horn. I’ve seen the he Graveltones a few times. They’re a great simple garage rock …

Rough Trade 40th

As part of their 40th anniversary celebrations, Rough Trade have hosted a few evening gigs. Tonight’s was at Rough Trade East featuring …

Fightback

With so many venues closing due to noise complaints. Tonight’s event at the Roundhouse was to raise money for the Music Venue …

Black Honey

A second sell-out night with Black Honey at the Lexington and it’s clear the band have what it takes to play bigger …

The Kills

I’ve been really unlucky this year. I’ve missed several opportunities to catch The Kills. They played two sets at SXSW, but the …

The Slaves at the Horn

Who’d have thought it? The Slaves playing the Horn! Well, I would, because they played here before. But it’s unusual for such …

Thurston Moore at Rough Trade

An evening of experimental music in the company of Thurston Moore at Rough Trade to celebrate the release of the journal Musics: …

Camden Beach and BBC Proms

An interesting day. I’d spent the afternoon at a fascinating BBC Proms at the Roundhouse inside the Ron Arad 360 display with …

Mothers

I’ve seen Mothers a few times this year. Their album is fantastic and they’re a great live band. So tonight as expected …

Swampmother

After the Cult of Dom Keller gig at Rough Trade, I headed along to the Old Blue Last to catch whoever was …