Previews

Jarvis Cocker, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Piano Day… This Week In Gigs

by Steven Johnson

This week is headed up by two small gigs featuring artists who have played far bigger venues in their careers. Jarvis Cocker is at the…



Lily Allen, Fever Ray, Django Django… This Week In Gigs


We’re always excited when new venues open in the capital and this week sees a new space at the Printworks site in Rotherhithe host its...

Anna von Hausswolff, Turin Brakes, Sigrid… This Week In Gigs


London can always be a bit clashy when it comes to gigs, but this week seems to be even more so than usual. It’s in...

John Cale, The Hold Steady, Soccer Mommy… This Week In Gigs


It’s a week in London where most of the gigs of note seem to be backloaded towards the end of the week. The pick seems...

First Aid Kit, Ibeyi, Marlon Williams… This Week In Gigs


The pick of this week’s gigs in London has a decidedly sisterly, European theme to it. First Aid Kit (fronted by Swedish sisters Klara and...

Nils Frahm, Kelela, Franz Ferdinand… This Week In Gigs


It’s all about the residencies in London this week as four of the capital’s key venues are taken over by in demand artists. German piano...

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2017


It seems that with every passing year Reading and Leeds Festival moves further and further away from its roots as a celebration of rock music....

Preview: UK Festivals 2017 – Part II


With more festivals than ever vying for our hard earned cash, it can be tough deciding which to go for. In fact, that there are...

Preview: London Festivals 2017


Festival season is upon us again, and, if you’re willing to pack a tent and do a bit of travelling, the choice in 2017 is as...

Preview: London Jazz Festival 2016


The 2016 London Jazz Festival kicked off this weekend and runs until Sunday 20 November at a range of venues around London. Here are musicOMH’s...

Preview: Music Movies at BFI London Film Festival 2016


The 60th London Film Festival opens this week with 245 features and 144 shorts screened in venues across the capital over 12 days. As always,...

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2016


So Glastonbury happened. There was mud – lots and lots of the stuff – and Adele finally did her thing at Worthy Farm in front...

Festival Preview: Latitude 2016


Sometimes you just look at a festival line up and go: “Cor. That’s a handsome thing. A well-balanced thing. A thing that on reflection, you’d...

Preview: Top 10 UK Festivals


Recent run of good weather left you staring longingly at the cupboard you cram your tent into? Not sure where to even begin with the...

Preview: Top 10 London Festivals 2016


Want to see lots of bands with just one ticket but don’t fancy camping? Fear not, London is awash with festivals this summer. From a...

Festival Preview: London Jazz Festival 2015


As always, the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015 draws together the most concentrated and focused selection of improvised music in the capital over the course...

Preview: Sonic at BFI London Film Festival 2015


The London Film Festival is back this week, bigger and bolder than ever. Of the 240 films being screened city-wide, a dozen belong to the...

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2015


Metallica, Mumford and Sons and alt-J amongst the headliners at this year’s double-header.

Festival Preview: Forgotten Fields


What’s not to like about the Forgotten Fields festival? It is on paper the perfect smaller scale party, thrown by the organisers of Kendal Calling...

Festival Preview: Cambridge Folk Festival 2015


Since its birth in 1965, Cambridge Folk Festival has earned a reputation for bringing together some of the biggest names in folk – as well...

Festival Preview: Indietracks 2015


Indietracks is mecca for fans of all things indiepop and twee-leaning. Whether you want too ride an old steam train, dance to ’60s girl bands,...