Post Tagged with: "indie"

Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

October 28, 2014 9:02 am0 comments
Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

  “Even now that we’re all grown ups,” announces Jarvis Cocker to a sold out Motorpoint Arena, “we still get scared when we come play Sheffield.” The city, which he later explains, holds a special place in his heart and is the foundation and inspiration for so many of Pulp’s […]

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Review: Kasabian – 48:13

June 27, 2014 4:11 pm0 comments
Review: Kasabian – 48:13

The top dogs of electro-flirting, festival-filling indie-rock are back. Kasabian have always boasted an innate ability to be both brilliantly arrogant and arrogantly brilliant. This is due to, in no small part, the band’s bark being twice as vicious as their bark. But with 48:13, the bark has been reduced to a whimper and they […]

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RÜFÜS @ Madame Jo Jo’s, London. And Interview

December 11, 2013 7:33 pm0 comments
RÜFÜS @ Madame Jo Jo’s, London. And Interview

Madame Jo Jo’s, when I first heard that the next act I would be reviewing and interviewing were to be playing at this venue I couldn’t help but wonder about what kind of spectacle I would be witnessing. Infamous for it’s burlesque nights, I wondered how exactly I would go […]

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KT Tunstall @ Theatre Royal London – 17.11.2013

November 30, 2013 11:21 am0 comments
KT Tunstall @ Theatre Royal London – 17.11.2013

I kind of missed out on the KT Tunstall thing when she was really big, though she is still a very much recognised name and obviously has more than enough pull to sell out the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.  But then, her demographic is a very mixed bag.  On […]

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Disconnect – review

November 21, 2013 4:32 pm0 comments
Disconnect – review

Starring: Jason Bateman, Paula Patton, Frank Grillo, Andrea Riseborough, Max Thieriot and Alexander Skarsgard. Duration: 1hr 55 mins Year: 2012 Cert: R/15 Director: Henry Alex Rubin Disconnect portrays our modern world exactly as it is, technological advancements and all. Whether they have taken over our lives, or made our existence […]

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Film Review: An Underwhelming… Weekend (2011)

July 13, 2013 1:36 pm0 comments
Film Review: An Underwhelming… Weekend (2011)

To state an opinion about Weekend (2011) turns out to be harder than it seems. Especially since it has been lauded as a wonderful surprise and one of the best movies of the year in every major review it received. One feels that they’ve missed something since recommendations as enthusiastic […]

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Editors – The Weight of Your Love (Album Review)

July 10, 2013 1:55 pm0 comments
Editors – The Weight of Your Love (Album Review)

The four years since their previous album have seen some major changes for Editors. The lead guitarist Chris Urbanowicz left the band in 2012 due to musical differences and two new members, Justin Lockey and Elliott Williams, joined. Their new album, The Weight of Your Love, is then inevitably a […]

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That was the week…. Fiona Apple, Cheryl, Metric, The Smashing Pumpkins

July 1, 2012 12:22 pm2 comments
That was the week…. Fiona Apple, Cheryl, Metric, The Smashing Pumpkins

A new weekly column having a frankly schizophrenic look at recent releases. Record of the Week Fiona Apple- The Idler Wheel is wiser than the driver of the screw and whipping cords will serve you more than ropes will ever do. Seven years pass with nothing and Fiona Apple presents a […]

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