Indie

So This is Bandante

An interview with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds guitarist George Vjestica and artist Timothy Shepard about Bandante, their audiovisual collaboration. ...

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Dallas Acid – Emaljets Hav

Dallas Acid release another far-out electronic track of bliss-magic...

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Lauren Spiteri – Pretty

"Lust can often be a greater, more damaging force than love" Scottish singer-songwriter Lauren Spiteri ‘Pretty’ Video Exclusive ...

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Apollo Junction – In Your Arms [Video Exclusive]

Dark pop with nods to New Order and Kurt Weill - Apollo Junction In Your Arms...

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There Is A Fairy Light That Never Goes Out

The obvious musical comparisons are The Smiths and Morrissey’s early solo stuff, an influence which also makes itself known in their video imagery of canal walks, tower blocks and seaside towns on...

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Desperately Seeking The Miraculous

Clad in black, with a grave yard bottle of Cherry B. Eyeliner tears streaked our faces as we listened to 'What Difference Does It Make'. Do you remember? Desperate Journalist takes us back there....

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All The Songs Don’t Sound The Same – The Wedding Present @ O2 Islington

As Tommy hits 30, The Wedding Present keep in touch with their friends...

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Video Exclusive – Drool

With pronounced Pixies overtones Fun by Drool (Trebuchet video exclusive) is a bit of dark pop that marches on it's lock step groove. Simple, sleazy, and catchy verses leading into a neo-grunge...

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Sexy As Folk – Cambridge Folk Festival 2018

With headliners First Aid Kit and Patti Smith, Cambridge Folk Festival has become far more than a meeting of beardy real ale connoisseurs with pewter tankards and mandolins....

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Only The Support: How To Steal The Show

Bristol Indie-Rockers Coasts made for a stellar night with their headline appearance at Kentish Town's O2 Forum... But how did openers Only The Poets fare in navigating the crowd?...

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If we don’t choose the path we walk, who wrote this music?

Burgeoning Emo influenced Alt-Rockers Selfish Things pump a little Canadian sheen into a dreck-spattered scene....

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(Other People’s) Hooks in the Millions (Olsson)

Destined to be discarded, Olsson pushes the right buttons with Millions. Just not hard enough....

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Loitered Lens: Fatherson

Turning sad faces into happy clappers - Fatherson pep up the Forum...

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Loitered Lens: Augustines

Photos from Augustines last ever London gig at the Kentish Town Forum, October 2016...

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We Are Augustines for Another Few Weeks (Augustines at the Forum)

t was some time during 2011 when I first experienced Augustines. A brief affair; I was alone, miles from home and looking for a friendly face. In the buzzing electric night we connected, it was so...

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Mature, Complex, with a Lasting Finish. NOS Primavera Sound, Porto

NOS Primavera Sound leaves a lasting impression on Trebuchet's man in Portugal...

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Loitered Lens: PJ Harvey

Photos of PJ Harvey live at NOS Primavera Sound, Porto...

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Loitered Lens: Eagulls

Photos of Eagulls at Islington Assembly Hall, May 2016...

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Loitered Lens: Phobophobes

Live photos of Phobophobes at The Garage 2016. Supporting the Fall...

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Loitered Lens: Jesus and Mary Chain (Forum, 2016)

Photos of the Jesus and Mary Chain live at Kentish Town Forum, March 11 2016...

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Quirky but Complex, George Cosby Nails the Perfect Support-Act Takeover

A little bit Buckley, a whole lot himself, George Cosby lights up the Kentish Town Forum...

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Loitered Lens: Skunk Anansie

Photos of Skunk Anansie's commanding return to form at the Forum ...

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Loitered Lens: The Crookes

Eyebleed and perspex. Photos of The Crookes at The Forum, Kentish Town....

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Loitered Lens: The Fratellis

Neither November rain nor news events stopped The Fratellis rocking the Electric Ballroom. Photos...

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Don’t Get Your Cock Out. Good Gig Etiquette (Reeves Gabrels)

Suspiciously sticky floors and fingers at The Horn, St Albans...

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Loitered Lens: Misterwives

Pinned between the pre pubescent girls, horny dads and the PA system, Carl Byron Batson frames Misterwives at Islington O2...

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Loitered Lens : Beasts [Beasts]

Beasts soften the discordant minor melodies and double bass drum pedals of doom with catchy guitar riffs and shoegazer style vocals....

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Atmospherics and Optigans, Soundscapes and Steinways [Jacco Gardner]

From swirling layered atmospherics to stripped-down minimalism and back again, it all hangs together well as a coherent whole...

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Officer?! There’s mashed potato on the Pentonville Road! [The Lovely Eggs]

here are six people who probably tune in to my witterings, four of whom have probably already abandoned ship half way through this sentence, which leaves just my editors. Yet, hang on a minute, there...

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FFS! (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks)

ranz Ferdinand and Sparks. Together, Not just sharing a bill, but as a bona-fide Los Angeles/Lanarkshire supergroup! The mind boggles. Will they need interpreters? Who will have the longest shoes? A...

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