Author: Richard Harvey

What Holocaust? What War? Collective Amnesia in the Time of Trump

First as tragedy, then as farce. History repeats, but which one are we living in?...

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Donald’s Big State Visit. 1.8 Million Voices Ignored

Even Neville Chamberlain stopped short of inviting fascists for state visits....

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It’s A Start: Being Bipolar, Accepting I’m Ill (Mental Health)

The first step to better mental health is accepting there's a problem. ...

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Be As Vile as You Want to Be (Man and the Echo, Lexington)

Trebuchet reports on Man and the Echo at the Lexinton, and finds no need to be vile...

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Loitered Lens: Man and the Echo

Photos of political popsters Man and the Echo at the Lexington, London...

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Loitered Lens: The SoapGirls

Pink, glitter, punk, gritty. Photographs of The SoapGirls at The Dublin Castle, London. ...

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Preaching to the Choir (The Rubens, Tufnell Park Dome)

Aussie rockers The Rubens bring some antipodean glamour to the Tufnell Park Dome...

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Cross The Verge into the Summer Sun (Joana Serrat)

Several songs in search of a style, Cross the Verge is random jukebox gold...

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Jazz Powerhouse? It’s all (kinda) in the name (Jasmine Power)

omething old, something new, something borrowed, something blue… or so the saying goes. I realise this seems somewhat out of context as we’re not talking marriage, but trust me, these...

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Tous Ensemble, Melody Gardot at the Southbank

Uncancelled and unbowed. A review of Melody Gardot at London's Southbank the night after the Bataclan...

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Barbican Babel (Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective, live)

Bemusement ensues at the London Jazz Festival, as jazz legend Terence Blanchard gets lost in the E-Collective. ...

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Raiding the Candy Shop at the Forum (Third Eye Blind)

Alt-rock longevity despite blood on the mic - Third Eye Blind at the Forum...

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All New Nostalgia and Blood on the Stairwells (The Drones)

Biting close to the edge of what we once knew as Punk Rock. The Drones at Oslo, Hackney. 10th November 2015...

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Are You Feeling Intimate At The Back? John Grant, Hammersmith Apollo

Nothing is missed…. Even the silences seem to be musical in their nature. John Grant enthralls Hammersmith Apollo...

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An uncomfortable imbalance. ∆GO (Lilies On Mars)

Neither too soft to be described as background, or loud enough to be defined as foreground, Lilies on Mars straddle the genres....

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Searching for Soul in the ‘Ditch of Shore. (Her at the Old Blue Last)

Technically, Her at the Old Blue Last are great, but does the arm shaking, fist pumping angst and emotion seem feigned?...

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Loitered Lens: Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate

Afro-Cuban rhythms, Urban sounds. Photos of Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate at the Jazz Cafe, October 14th 2015...

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Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate

A mesmerizing mix of Afro-Cuban, African, urban and latin sounds, with a solid backbeat and vocals begging for you to listen and become entwined...

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