Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Jen Cloher @ Deaf Institute, Manchester, 14.02.18

Head to boot-clad toe in black, Australian Jen Cloher takes centre stage of Manchester’s cosy Deaf Institute. She is flanked by her girlfriend Courtney Barnett on guitar, Bones Sloane on bass and Jen Sholakis on drums. With Cloher’s mullet-cut and layered bangs, coupled with Sloane’s straggly shoulder-length hair and faded plaid shirt, the foursome look […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Outlook Orchestra @ The Troxy, London, 26.10.17

    The 26thof October saw the fourth and final Outlook Orchestra show of 2017 taking East London by storm. Held at The Troxy – one of London’s grandest concert venues – the show was a commemoration of Outlook Festival’s 10thanniversary of audacious sound system partying. The ambitious celebration of the UK’s sound system and […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Birdy @ York Barbican, 02.11.16

Indie goddess graces York with transcendental performance – 9/10 The 2nd of November saw the York Barbican drenched in the ethereal wonder that is Birdy’s voice. Promoting her third album Beautiful Lies, the multitalented 20-year-old and her five-piece band took the arena on a whirlwind of emotion. Opening with a spellbinding flute entrance interspersed with enchanting […]

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Corinne Bailey Rae @ Leeds Town Hall, 28.10.16

October 28th sees soul-jazz queen Corinne Bailey Rae reclaiming the stage of Leeds Town Hall. It’s something of a second homecoming for Leeds-born Bailey Rae, having only played in her home city once since her six-year-long hiatus. It couldn’t be a better reintroduction of her unique blend of fluid, weightless soul music. Opening with ‘Been […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Honne @ Leeds Brudenell Social Club, 27.10.16

Electro-soul duo take Leeds on a heady spin of steamy intimacy – 8/10 It was to be an electrifying evening on the 27th of October with Honne playing for the Leeds Brudenell Social Club. Promoting their latest album Warm On A Cold Night, the London duo – whose Japanese name best translates into “innermost feelings” […]

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