Music Archive


15th December 2011

Live: The Swellers @ Academy 3

Mutual appreciation between band and audience make for a memorable night in Academy 3.
7th December 2011

Interview: Tinchy Stryder

Phoebe Clarke chats to the big man himself about his new album and outside-of-music business ventures.
5th December 2011

Live: Aphex Twin @ Warehouse Project

A 5 star review for the Irish-born producer’s second set on British soil in over a year.
5th December 2011

Live: A Day To Remember @ Academy 1

ADTR are breaking down borders and redefining genres to create the music they and their fans want.
5th December 2011

Live: Wild Beasts

Both band and venue remain amongst the live circuit’s best-kept secrets. On tonight’s evidence though, they surely won’t be secrets for much longer.
5th December 2011

Live: The Staves @ Sacred Trinity Church

Angelic voices, folky tones and complex harmonies make up this choir of 3 young sisters’ sound.
5th December 2011

Live: Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore’s new album, Demolished Thoughts, has been lost somewhat in the live translation.
5th December 2011

Interview: Lisa Hannigan @ St. Phillips Church

As lovely as gigs in churches can be, Lisa Hannigan’s set needs less restriction and more sweatiness.
5th December 2011

Classic Album: Otis Redding – Otis Blue

Dan Jones takes a look at the album that shot soul icon Otis Redding to the top of the charts in 1965.
5th December 2011

Album: De La Soul – 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)

A record that ultimately changed the face of rap as we knew it.

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5th December 2011

Feature: Marcus Foster @ Deaf Institute

Marcus Foster may be old friends with twinkly vampire Robert Pattinson, but don’t let that put you off.
5th December 2011

Live: The Vaccines @ Academy 1

They may not be re-inventing the wheel but The Vaccines have managed to create their own distinctive sound, popular with so many.
5th December 2011

Live: Foster The People @ Academy 2

For fans of MGMT, Empire of the Sun and Miike Snow.
5th December 2011

Live: Exit Ten @ Moho Live

Exit Ten are a band that have only matured with age, making them a band certainly worth keeping an eye our for next festival season.
5th December 2011

Album: Drake – Take Care

That difficult second album cliché proves its truth this time around.
4th December 2011

Live: Madina Lake @ Academy 2

Bassist Matthew Leone’s fight for his life last year has only made Madina Lake more appreciative of what they’ve got.
30th November 2011

Preview: Fenech-Soler

In preparation for their Apollo gig, Phoebe Clarke has a chat with Fenech-Soler’s Ben Duffy.
28th November 2011

Interview: Alabama 3

The bizarre fusion between country and acid house makes Alabama 3 an intriguing act.
28th November 2011

Album: A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory (1991)

Sam Flynn remembers classic hip hop album, The Low End Theory, and why it was once termed “the Sgt. Pepper of hip hop”.
26th November 2011

Album: The Wombles – The W Factor

Pointy-nose, furry creatures return with their very own recycled rubbish.

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