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London Gigs 4-10 December 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s getting to that time of year when London’s venues are packed with bands doing the festive rounds. This week you can catch the likes of David Ford at Bush Hall,…



London Gigs: 13-19 November 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Almost 10 years have passed since The War On Drugs’ debut album, Wagonwheel Blues, surfaced. Soon after that, founder Kurt Vile departed, signalling a shift in their sound. Their huge soundscapes...

London Gigs 6-12 November 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Michelle Zauner – aka Japanese Breakfast – released Soft Sounds From Another Planet earlier this year, and if there’s an award for the title that best describes the feel of a...

London Gigs: 30 October-5 November 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Camille recorded her recent, fifth album, Oui, in a 14th century former monastery in Avignon. Ironically, that record reflects on her country’s turbulent, politically-charged recent history. It’s a lovely culture clash...

London Gigs: 23-29 October 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Banks dropped a surprisingly upbeat track earlier this month. Defiant and anthemic, Underdog lays the groundwork for what we’re told will be a spectacular, choreographed and styled live show at Hammersmith...

London Gigs: 16-22 October 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Following a sold-out show at KOKO earlier this year, Iceland’s Ásgeir returns to the capital for even bigger gig, at The Roundhouse. A mega star in his homeland, he was initially...

London Gigs: 9-15 October 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Shoegaze pioneers Slowdive stop off at the Roundhouse on Friday 13 October. Expect to hear plenty from their self-titled record, released earlier this year, 22 years after their last. With all...

London Gigs: 2-8 October 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The wonderful Susanne Sundfør plays at the Union Chapel on Monday 2 October. Known for her spine tingling vocals, the Norwegian artist’s new album, Music For People In Trouble, saw her...

London Gigs: 25 September-1 October 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week As a figure heard for Australia’s DIY scene, it’s fair to say that Jen Cloher doesn’t hold back. The co-founder of Milk! Records – whose roster includes the likes of Courtney...

London Gigs: 18-24 September 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Kiran Leonard is set to play at the lovely St Pancras Old Church on Wednesday 20 September. The shows comes hot on the heels of the release of his new album,...

London Gigs 11-18 September 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week DIY Space for London – the cooperatively-run social centre, in an old industrial unit off Old Kent Road – celebrates its second birthday next weekend. In its fledgling years, the space...

London Gigs: 4-10 September 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The remarkable Josephine Foster will be in residence at Café Oto for two nights this week. The Colorado-based folk singer-songwriter has a stunning, eerie voice that weaves its way around melodies...

London Gigs: 28 August-3 September 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Any Australian band with even an ounce of psychedelia to their sound are always likened to one of the country’s best known exports, Tame Impala. Pond get that more than most;...

London Gigs: 21-27 August 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Grrrl is an electronic music collaboration, bringing together female musicians from around the world to tell collective stories about their experiences. Led by Brazilian Laima Leyton, who has worked with Soulwax,...

London Gigs: 14-20 August 2017

by Helen Clarke

As half of Fuck Buttons, Andrew Hung has seen his music take its place in the London 2012 opening ceremony soundtrack and raise the roof at many a venue across the world. As a writer-producer...

London Gigs: 7-13 August 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s been a whopping 10 years since Kate Nash unleashed Made of Bricks on to the world. A brilliant record bursting with personality, humour, lust and revenge, it was a record...

London Gigs: 31 July – 6 August 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Visions festival has carved a reputation as one of the best one-day festivals. Spread across venues in and around London Fields, this year it boasts Liars, Sophie, Jenny Hval, Frankie Cosmos,...

London Gigs: 24-30 July 2017

by Helen Clarke

Masked psych-rock Swedes Goat head to Brixton Academy this week. This one-off, massive show will be their only headline show of the year, and coincides with their appearance at WOMAD festival. Expect lots from their...

London Gigs 10-16 July 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s that time of year when there’s a festival every weekend in London. This week sees the turn of Citadel – which this year has Foals, Laura Marling, Wild Beasts, Bonobo...

London Gigs: 3-9 July 2017

by Helen Clarke

Arcade Fire play a couple of teeny shows at the rarely used York Hall, in Bethnal Green this week. A couple of days ago they debuted a new single, Signs Of Life, from their upcoming...

London Gigs: 19-25 June 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week One of the most remarkable vocalists, composers and pianists of our time, Diamanda Galás, returns to the capital this week, for a show at the Barbican on Monday 19 June. Her...