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Dispatches from The Great Gathering (Killing Joke)

More a private party than a gig. At Killing Joke's Great Gathering, everyone knew the words....

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Records from the Road. BeLive (Rebecca Downes)

No filler. Rebecca Downes only has a couple of albums, but this live set sounds like a Greatest Hits...

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Falling Backwards Through Jack Daniels (Soil, O2 Academy)

Soil, Sons of Texas and Liberty Lies blast the plaster off the walls at Islington's O2 Academy...

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Paisley Prints and Polyrhythms: Goat (Live at The Coronet)

Witchdoctors, Crusaders, Curses. Goat bring the hudu to the Coronet...

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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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Progressive and Unifying Power: Cambridge Folk Festival 2016

Music for partying, reflection, loss, love and protest, CFF wins again....

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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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(Clean) Flesh and Feminism. The SoapGirls (Interview)

Squeaky clean or down and dirty? You decide. The Soap Girls bare (almost) all....

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Loitered Lens: Dirty Thrills

Photos of Dirty Thrills at Islington Academy, breaking the ice for Crobot...

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Loitered Lens: PJ Harvey

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

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Loitered Lens: Brian Wilson

Photos of Brian Wilson performing live at Primavera Porto...

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Summoning Unnerving Prophecy at the Kentish Town Forum (Fields of the Nephilim)

The goth's goths - Fields of the Nephilim, enchant the congregation at the Kentish Town Forum...

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Hillbilly Moon Explosion at The Borderline

Rocking tunes with sass and soul, but needs to be turned up. ...

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Misplaced Childhood, Live in London (Fish, Islington Academy)

o mark last year’s thirtieth anniversary of Marillion’s Misplaced Childhood, Fish played an extensive sold-out tour across Europe billed as “Farewell to Childhood”, playing...

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Sweet Inspirations on the Elvis World Tour (Shawn Klush)

Shawn Klush takes care of business at the Watford Colosseum, setting up his Elvis World Tour UK dates...

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Shawn Klush’s Elvis, With the King’s Original Band Members (Watford Colosseum)

Fronting an act featuring members of Elvis Presley's own band, Shawn Klush brings the King to the Colosseum...

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Freshly Polished, Forever Stomping: Stiff Little Fingers (Forum, 2016)

Snapping the jumpleads to the zombie corpse of punk rock, Stiff Little Fingers sparked the Forum's assembled masses to a beer-lobbing froth....

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Loitered Lens: Greg Coulson

Live at the 100 Club, Greg Coulson raged rampant across the stage at the iconic London venue. Photos...

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Your Band is Awesome Live, So Ban the YouTube Fan Footage

Well-meaning YouTubers could be wrecking your band's reputation. Maybe it's time to take control. Essay...

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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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Iggy Pop Tour Tickets On Sale NOW

Details and ticket link for Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression European Tour 2016...

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Fond Farewells and Many Partings (Touchstone, Magenta, Lonely Robot)

A night of swansongs at Leamington Spa with Touchstone, Magenta and Lonely Robot...

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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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Loitered Lens: Wheatus

Loitered Lens revives its inner teenage dirtbag with photos of Wheatus...

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Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends: The Black Heart, Camden

When Reeves Gabrels launches into a solo you never quite know what to expect. ...

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Loitered Lens : Annihilator

Live at the O2, Islington, Annihilator brought the onslaught. Pictures...

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No Tribute Act. Spock’s Beard, Islington Academy

Even twenty years into their career Spock's Beard have avoided the all-too-easy trap of turning into their own tribute act...

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Talk Talk Live Night and Book Launch

The Spirit of Talk Talk book launch, bands, album playback, animations and afterparty brings the chills to the Clapham Grand....

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Loitered Lens: Florence Joelle

Gallic charm at the 100 Club. Photos of Florence Joelle...

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Gallic Charm and Gypsy Jazz at the 100 Club (Florence Joelle)

Allo, allo? Exuding Gallic je ne sais quoi at the 100 Club, Florence Joelle regrets nothing...

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