Tag Archives: Live Music

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The Front Bottoms: Emotional and Euphoric

By: Hallam Bullock The indie-pop-punk band from New Jersey have blown up in the last few years. Since posting their homemade music video for their song Maps on YouTube in 2010, the once musical duo are now a four-piece band cramming British pop-punk fans into venues

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Slutface and Fufanu: A review of the London gig

Sebright Arms, a ragged pub hidden in a dark alley off Hackney Road, set the tone for the Slutface and Fufanu gig already from the start. The pub was packed with people speaking excitedly in all kinds of languages, enjoying the pub’s vast selection of beer. Soundchecks could be heard from the basement up until a few minutes before the doors opened, and the audience could trickle down the stairs, to a bunker-like room with a small stage.

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Music Interview: Chatting with Josef Salvat

27-year-old Aussie singer-songwriter Josef Salvat just released his first album, Night Swim, and soon sets off on tour, starting in the UK. I interviewed him shortly before his album release, and when I wondered about what to expect, he replied: ”Ask for the world, expect nothing.” I am however sure that Salvat’s talent will win him a bigger slice of the world than he’s prepared for.

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Was it Matt Corby, or was it an angel?

A single, white spotlight lights up the room, and a silhouette slowly walks on stage to fill it. The blonde, curly-haired figure in the spotlight both sounds and looks more like an angel than a mere mortal.

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Interview with MS MR

On the cusp of stardom, the New-York based duo are on their European tour and they bring along with them eccentricity and prodigious tunes. I got the pleasure of having a chat with them before their show at Electric Brixton, London and we talked Beyoncé, success and their relationship with the fans.

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Slutface – Gig Review

by Laila Herstad     It´s 10.30pm on a Saturday night and, the small oval room at the Old Blue Last, is crowded after Rickyfitts and Annabel Allum have entertained the crowd for an hour each. The atmosphere is raucous and the crowd is waiting

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The Vryll Society

by James Rehman      Wednesday night at the Sebright Arms was hit with a huge wave of ambient, experimental, progressive rock from Liverpool band The Vryll Society. Guitars were blaring with funky, wavy riffs accompanied with powerful, flowing drums that made one hell of a performance