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Dilly Dally

Just off the plane from Canada and in their words ‘grumpy and tired’, Dilly Dally showed neither on stage at Rough Trade. …

Jennylee

It’s a few years since I saw Warpaint. I wasn’t overly keen on their second album and they started to play bigger …

Autobahn

Enjoyable performance from Autobahn, a Leeds band with a gothy sound with a hint of Joy Division. Unfortunately, the sound wasn’t great. …

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 …

Sea of Bees at Rough Trade

The first of two evenings with the Sea Of Bees. I really do love this band. Tonight was yet another reason to …

Wolf Alice at Rough Trade

There’s a lot of talk about Wolf Alice. Even before they’ve released their debut album, they are already playing Brixton Academy! I’m …

Girlpool at Rough Trade

I’d seen Girlpool earlier in the year but I wasn’t impressed by them live. But I love their recorded work. So I …

PINS at Rough Trade

Even though I’d purchased the album directly from PINS, I bought another copy for tonight’s performance at Rough Trade. I’m really glad …

Torres at Rough Trade

She was my highlight of Primavera Sound and tonight she was playing Rough Trade East. Again, it was a great set. Just …

Record Store Day

It was Record Store Day and although there were some interesting gigs at various stores, I also knew they would be busy. …

Nadine Shah at Rough Trade

Lovely, but short gig at Rough Trade from Nadine Shah in support of her new album, Fast Food. It was a mixture …

Songhoy Blues at Rough Trade

I’d heard a song by Songhoy Blues as part of a compilation and really liked what I’d heard, so I’d been keeping …

Peace and Thurston Moore

Two gigs tonight, starting the evening with another trip to Rough Trade for a performance by Peace. I’d seen Peace at SXSW, …

Ex Hex at Rough Trade

Tonight I kept expecting to see the Fonz appear with a massive woop from a hidden studio audience. Ex Hex are straight …

Four gigs, one day

One of those days when I decided to pack the gigs in. Staring midday at Daylight Music, with it’s usual eclectic mix …

Ultimate Painting

A short in-store at Rough Trade East with Ultimate Painting to promote their first album. Ultimate Painting is a side project of …