Live Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Troxy – 31.10.2017

(Photo credit: Yannick Grandmont) Musicianship over showmanship has always been the mantra for post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and their Halloween night show at East London’s Troxy was a declaration of this. Never directly addressing the audience, Godspeed faced inwards towards each other to produce another reminder of their status as one of the… Continue reading Live Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Troxy – 31.10.2017

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Live Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Village Underground – 19.09.2017

It’s hard to believe it, but Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - the project of lead vocalist Alec Ounsworth - have been around (at the time of writing) for 13 years, and in that time even managed to squeeze in a short hiatus. Now, the East Coast band have acquired themselves a bit of cult… Continue reading Live Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Village Underground – 19.09.2017

Live Review: Charly Bliss – The Old Blue Last – 13.09.2017

“I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but that was a pretty fucking good catch!” Those are the words of Charly Bliss’ lead vocalist Eva Hendricks after handling a guitar drop only two songs into their first ever London show at The Old Blue Last, but they end up summing up the overall sense… Continue reading Live Review: Charly Bliss – The Old Blue Last – 13.09.2017

Live Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Heaven – 18.04.2017

Photo by Kristin Cofer. Heaven, a gay club in the vaults of Charing Cross station, the spot has transformed into a bleak mausoleum for the evening. Joining us for the night is Californian neofolk artist Chelsea Wolfe, nearing almost two after latest album Abyss. And by ‘us’, I mean the sea of metalheads that eagerly… Continue reading Live Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Heaven – 18.04.2017

Live Review: Okkultokrati – The Black Heart – 03.04.2017

Coming off the back of their fourth studio album, Raspberry Dawn, Norwegian outfit Okkultokrati roll into the Black Heart of Camden Town – literally and figuratively – to play an intimate show at the side-street haunt. Okkultokrati are oft described as a black metal band, but their impressive blend of varying influences makes accurate categorisation… Continue reading Live Review: Okkultokrati – The Black Heart – 03.04.2017

Night Flowers @ The Social, London. 17th August 2016

Coming off the back of the earworm single 'Glow In The Dark', Night Flowers found themselves playing at the The Social in the heart of London to a select few on a pleasantly warm Wednesday evening. Accompaning them is H Hawkline, aka Huw Evans, who, while maintaining a healthy solo career, is well-known as being… Continue reading Night Flowers @ The Social, London. 17th August 2016

C Duncan – Live at Clwb Ifor Bach

[Photo by: Ravechild]  Clwb Ifor Bach - 17th February 2016 Situated on Cardiff's live music mecca Womanby Street, Clwb Ifor Bach is Cardiff’s premium small-to-medium sized live music venue, with the dark, dingy room on the top floor holding many a strong live performance over the years. Christopher Duncan (stage name: C. Duncan) could have… Continue reading C Duncan – Live at Clwb Ifor Bach