Music: Brody Dalle at the Electric Ballroom

Brody Dalle performs at the Electric Ballroom, Camden

Last night I saw Brody Dalle play the Electric Ballroom and can now finally die happy. I’d given up hope of ever seeing the Distillers live. The band imploded in 2004 shortly after the release of Coral Fang at the height … Continue reading

Music: Sabrina Altan


There are rumblings afoot in the bars of Brighton that one of their best-kept secrets is about to explode all over everyone’s face whether they like it or not. Sabrina Altan is a singer songwriter with an impressive voice that … Continue reading

Posted in Music Tagged Brighton, Destiny's Child, Karl Phillips, Lauren Hill, Music, Pixies, R&B, Sabrina Altan. Midnight Ramblers

Alkaline Trio at Groezrock 2012


Nostalgia is also the reason why I dragged my pasty English ass to the sunny climes of Meerhout (that’s in Belgium, you philistine) to the Groezrock festival last week for yet another year of pretending I’m still wearing short trousers and listening to Rancid in earnest. Continue reading

Music: Jeff Mangum at the Union Chapel

Jeff Mangum

On Wednesday I was one of  the very privileged people to witness Jeff Mangum of revered American Indie band Neutral Milk Hotel perform at the truly gorgeous Union Chapel. It was so nice for a split second I even considered … Continue reading

Music: Leave Lana Alone

Lana Del Rey

It seems that we’re now living in an age where things happen so quickly online, it’s quite possible for someone to become a star, only to be torn to pieces by fans and critics, all before their debut album is … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Music Tagged Hype, Lana Del Rey, Music Blogs, Saturday Night Live, Video Games

Music: Little Racer


If, like me, the British winter is starting to get to you, the best tonic I could suggest right now is to close your eyes and listen to Little Racer’s new single Split For The Coast for some brilliant lo-fi … Continue reading

Music: Kyla La Grange

Kyla Photoshoot Rogue-158

I  first came across the haunting sounds of Kyla La Grange last month, when I caught her single release show at the Hoxton Bar and Kitchen. The East London venue had been transformed into a magical overgrown world filled with … Continue reading

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Music: Post War Years

Post War Years' 'All Eyes'

After releasing their storming debut album ‘The Greats and The Happenings‘ in 2009 (hailed by Rough Trade as “one of the most interesting and innovative debuts to be released this year”), we’ve been waiting to hear what London’s (via Leamington … Continue reading

Music: Little Roy performs Battle for Seattle at Scala

Little Roy

Reggae star Little Roy performs Battle for Seattle, an album of Nirvana covers, at Scala in London. Continue reading

Posted in Music Tagged Battle for Seattle, Little Roy, Nevermind, Nirvana, Reggae, scala

Music: Arrows Of Love

Arrows Of Love Band

Flannel shirts, Alice in Chains, Love Buzz – no this wasn’t one of my grunge wet dreams, this actually happened. Nirvana, Live Tonight was playing on the TV screen and post it notes with song requests adorned the wall. It … Continue reading

Posted in Music Tagged Arrows of Love, Dalston, Damien Clarkson, Grunge, Nirvana, ohdearism, Shellac, Touch me i am sick, Victoria