Live Review: The Nightmare Before Wrecksmas

The Wrecks are back again with an equally chaotic yet brilliant live stream. Last time the American indie-band enamoured us at the Shag chateau but this time they’re streaming from lead singer’s Nick Anderson’s living room. All dressed up in Tim Burton inspired Halloween costumes, we see the quirky band dance around in the perfectly decorated room. A live stream dubbed as ‘The Nightmare Before … Continue reading Live Review: The Nightmare Before Wrecksmas

Hippo Campus live at First Avenue

American indie-band Hippo Campus is the latest in a surge of artists and bands that are trying to revive live music through a live stream. The band originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota played in their hometown’s historic venue, First Avenue. The set was short and throughout the 30 minutes, not one word was spoken but somehow the five-piece enchanted us from half a world away. The … Continue reading Hippo Campus live at First Avenue

Peach pit: live at commodore ballroom

It was a very different, but very special and exciting Thursday morning for the Vancouver based indie group Peach Pit. After many months of tour cancellations, social distancing and lockdowns, the quartet finally got to perform their latest release ‘You and Your Friends’ at the Commodore Ballroom for the very first time. And while the live crowd was missing, the band’s talent definitely wasn’t. Peach … Continue reading Peach pit: live at commodore ballroom

The Wrecks: live at shag chateau

The Wrecks, an up-and-coming American indie-band have tried out their take on Covid-19 approved gigs, a live stream. This digital way might be a boring take for some but that was certainly not the case for this band. From a remake of “That ‘70s show’s” intro sequence to jokes about “free foot fetish onlyfans” is the chaos their fans could expect before they embarked on … Continue reading The Wrecks: live at shag chateau

Tomorrowland 2020 – impressive despite Corona

The past 15 years, there hasn’t been a festival in the magical world of electronic music as prestigious and sought-after as the Belgium based Tomorrowland. Year after year the fest has been sold out within seconds, creating a desperate hunt for tickets to get a chance to experience the fantastical world of Tomorrowland and its star-studded lineup. Likewise, the 2020 edition should have been another … Continue reading Tomorrowland 2020 – impressive despite Corona

Amber Run: live and unplugged in your living room

It’s the same old drill – the lights go out, the room goes quiet and suddenly the band Amber Run, the group you’ve waited for all night, enters the stage, the stroke of a guitar accompanying the band’s entrance. It’s like every other gig you’ve been to before, with just one very important difference – you’re not in the room with them, but sitting on … Continue reading Amber Run: live and unplugged in your living room

BIMM End of Term Showcase – Who’s playing? Part 1

12th March is when BIMM London will hold the End of Term Showcase with some of the best acts BIMM has to offer. Here’s part 1 of a rundown of the acts who will be performing on Thursday! The Great Flud  The Great Flud are a 5 piece Alt Rock band from London, bringing back the sound of the 80’s in to the modern day. … Continue reading BIMM End of Term Showcase – Who’s playing? Part 1

Live Review: Bombay Bicycle Club @ Alexandra Palace, 07.02.2020

Words: Laura Weingrill It was a sad day for music when British indie group Bombay Bicycle Club announced their breakup back in 2016, after many years of success and fame. For a very long time, no one was sure whether they would ever hear from their beloved rockers again; but almost to the day four years later, news was spread that seemed almost too good … Continue reading Live Review: Bombay Bicycle Club @ Alexandra Palace, 07.02.2020