Category Archives: Live

LISTENER. Links Hotel, Fleet. 29.08.11

Listener are incredible. So good that the US duo had to invent a whole new genre just to try and describe the marvellous music they make. If you’ve heard their latest album- the wonderful ‘Wooden Heart’- any of their further-back back-catalogue, or even frontman Dan Smith’s guest spot on the last Chariot record then you know this. But it turns […]

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MAYBESHEWILL. Garage, London. 22.05.11

Music can move walls. And you need look no further than Maybeshewill for proof of that power. For an all too brief half hour tonight the Leicester lads transform the sterile confines of the Garage into a grand arena, a gig for everyone, an almost-Nirvana. Big words, sure, but that’s all that’s left after you run out of superlatives and […]

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GLASSJAW. Forum, London. 30.03.11

A Glassjaw gig isn’t the event it once was. Sure, it’s been almost four years since the band played a headline show on UK soil and there are still plenty of people who have yet to see them live and in the flesh but as they amble on stage tonight, looking just a little bored, they feel less like cult […]

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LETLIVE. Underworld, Camden. 27.02.11

You can feel it in the air. Expectation, excitement, murmurs about history in the making. To call it a buzz might make it sound hollow and cheap but there’s certainly anticipation in here, we’re waiting for something. And then all of a sudden there’s light and heat and noise too, oh the noise. Sure, Letlive delight on disc (sophomore album […]

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