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Snarky Puppy at The Royal Albert Hall Live Review

Words & Photograph: PJ Kimber I am lucky. I get the chance to see Snarky Puppy, the Grammy-winning jazz fusion ensemble, twice in one day. They deliver a masterclass at Under The Bridge in the early afternoon, then rock the shit out of The Royal Albert Hall after dinner. The clinic they host at about noon draw some notable parallels with their live performance, which … Continue reading Snarky Puppy at The Royal Albert Hall Live Review

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Live Review: Vampire Weekend @ O2 Academy Birmingham, 11.11.19

Words & Photos: Philip Giouras Ahead of two massive shows at London’s 10,000 capacity Alexandra Palace this week, Vampire Weekend’s ‘Father Of The Bride’ World Tour came to Birmingham’s O2 Academy last night. Due to unfortunate circumstances, the tours support, Songhoy Blues, couldn’t perform. While most bands would axe the slot or perhaps draft in a replacement, Vampire Weekend instead treated fans to an extended … Continue reading Live Review: Vampire Weekend @ O2 Academy Birmingham, 11.11.19

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Picture This – Live At Roundhouse Review

Words: Nargis Borhan Playing their biggest London show ever, Irish pop band Picture This headline a sold-out show at The Roundhouse in Camden. Starting their set with ‘You and I’, the atmosphere hits the roof. Surprisingly, the setlist consists of more tracks from their debut self-titled album, such as ‘Let’s Be Young’, ‘Saviour’, and ‘Dream’, rather than their sophomore effort, Modern Love, where they play … Continue reading Picture This – Live At Roundhouse Review

Live review: Skee Mask, Bruce, Afrodeutsche & more @ The Cause, Tottenham, 01.12.18

It may be raining causing puddles to block parts of the queue, but excitement is in the air as revellers enter The Cause, Tottenham’s new club capital. Once an old car-mechanic depot, the club has maintained a minimal and industrial aesthetic. Clouds of smoke float around the main room while strobes stab through, revealing the headsy crowd. This then is the perfect setting for the … Continue reading Live review: Skee Mask, Bruce, Afrodeutsche & more @ The Cause, Tottenham, 01.12.18