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London Gigs Diary: 15-21 November 2010

by Ben Urdang

We may still have at least two seasons to survive before it’s time to head for Barcelona, but next year’s Primavera Sound festival has been dominating our thoughts over the past week. First up it found itself…



London Gigs Diary: 8-14 November 2010

by Ben Urdang

Experimental rockers Yo La Tengo have always liked a challenge, but even by their standards last week's announcement that each night’s content of their 2011 US tour would be decided with a spin of a big...

London Gigs Diary: 1-7 November 2010

by Ben Urdang

The clocks might have gone back last week, but summer suddenly seemed a little closer with a succession of big concert announcements, although not necessarily the type that fits comfortably under the “gig” banner. More...

London Gigs Diary: 25-31 October 2010

by Ben Urdang

The London gig world was delivered another blow last week with news of the closing of another venue. The Flowerpot in Kentish Town hasn’t been around for that long but in its short time built...

London Gigs Diary: 18-24 October 2010

by Ben Urdang

In a week defined by the rescue of 33 Chilean miners, London welcomed their country-mates Panico to our shores. Having recently released their Kick album, they confirmed their brilliance as a live band, appearing at Club Motherfucker's south of the river debut at Corsica...

London Gigs Diary: 11-17 October 2010

by Ben Urdang

A new, hopefully weekly, blog feature is upon us. Each week our estimable assistant editor Ben Urdang rounds up some live music recommendations for the denizens of our great capital to to go see. (Watch...