REVIEW: Lucy Spraggan “raises the roof” at Union Chapel

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“However many times she takes to the stage, every show is different” BY KATIE MARGARET HALL. IMAGE INSTAGRAM (LUCY BACKSTAGE ON TOUR) There’s no doubt that Lucy Spraggan is a prolific and dedicated tourer. She’s electrifying venues around the UK, Europe and the US twice a year and rocking as many summer festivals as possible. [….]

REVIEW: Tegan & Sara live in Illinois

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“The emotional turmoil, the boyfriends that were never right, the journal entries – so much of this show resonated with me” BY DEBS BAIRD. IMAGE TEGAN & SARA, HIGH SCHOOL. Illinois, USA. 15 October 2019: Neon bursts of nostalgia blasted through me as soon as the twin sisters took to the stage. I immediately sensed [….]

Kate Tempest’s new single is fire emoji, fire emoji, fire emoji

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“It’s sultry with bold lyrics and it’s been on repeat since it dropped” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE JENNY MCCAMBRIDGE/FLICKR Kate Tempest is the gift that keeps on giving. Just last week she announced that her fourth album, The Book Of Traps And Lessons, is coming in June and immediately released the first single – Firesmoke. [….]

Bang Bang Romeo’s Anastasia Walker chats coming out, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and Sofar Sounds

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“Growing up it was me, myself and I – I didn’t have any role models; I had to have that belief in myself BY EMILY EATON A “global community creating intimate gigs for artists and music lovers” Sofar Sounds is – if you haven’t already been – a bloody great way to spend an evening. It’s an [….]

Introducing… singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker

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Adrianne Lenker gives a soothing-to-the-soul, candle-lit performance at London’s Union Chapel BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Adrianne Lenker will soothe your soul, believe me. Arriving at London’s Union Chapel, a working church, award-winning music venue and community centre for those who find themselves homeless, I’m immediately struck by the venue’s beauty – and its acoustics. Lenker’s support act for the [….]