Arcade Fire Live Review

The lights went down and Wembley was plunged into darkness as a mixture of Vangelis and Beethoven filled the compact arena until all went silent and the voice of a boxing commentator boomed through the PA system;‘ Annnnnnnnnnddddd in the red cornerrrrrr’ ‘All the way from Montreal, Canada, Arrrrcaaadddeeeee Fireeeeeeeeeee’ The stadium-sized screens were suddenly filled with images of the group moving through thousands of … Continue reading Arcade Fire Live Review

Nova Twins Live Review

  Nova Twins are a three piece afro punk band made up of lead guitarist/vocalist Amy Love, bassist Georgia South and drummer Tim Nugent, who I was invited to watch during their first ever London headline show. Stepping out onto stage at Camden Assembly on Thursday night, it was immediately clear that I was in for one hell of a ride. Love appeared completely possessed … Continue reading Nova Twins Live Review

Sofar Sounds Live Review

Sofar Sounds is an international organisation set up by two east London lads a few years ago. The premise is simple, use peoples houses and flats as the venue and invite artists to perform for a small group of 40ish people who don’t know who the performers are until they start playing. The mystery is undoubtedly part of the appeal as you really can get … Continue reading Sofar Sounds Live Review

LCD Soundsystem Live Review

Throw; Talking Heads, Bowie, a couple of members of Kraftwerke, U2, New Order, Vangelis and a healthy dollop of disco and you might get something close to LCD Soundsystem, who delivered one of the most; complete, awe inspiring, jaw dropping, dance infused performances I have ever seen at Alexandra Palace on Saturday night. The New York group are veterans of stunning performances as their show … Continue reading LCD Soundsystem Live Review