Category Archives: Music

Liminiañas

At Oslo, Hackney. 5th October 2017. This was a really special gig. The Liminañas blew me away. Their set was part beautiful pop, part cool groovy 60s French pop, part psychedelic, and sometimes a wall of guitar fuzz. Always absolutely fantastic. This … Continue reading

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Xavier, Snapped Ankles

At the Shaklewell Arms, London. I can’t find any information about Xavier, they sound a bit like Boredoms but more groovy. I loved their set and I hope I get to see them again. Snapped Ankles remind me of an 80’s … Continue reading

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Argonaut, Rabies Babies, Thee Dinner Ladies, Militant Girlfriend

All ages/family friendly daytime gig put on by Loud Women at the Lexington. Saturday 30th September. All ages kid-friendly gigs are the way to go for so many reasons! 1. You get to hang out with your friends who have … Continue reading

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Why Birds Sing

The Aurora Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Collon. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London. First half pieces & text by Olivier Messiaen, Kate Wakeling, Brett Dean, György Ligeti. The first half of the performance ended with the musicians placing ticking metronomes on … Continue reading

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DAM at Kamio

London had a shit week. I want to cry and scream with rage. And it is over 30 degrees. London is too crowded and dirty and sad for hot weather. It is sunny, and there is a big cloud of … Continue reading

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OOIOO

OOIOO (support from Bamboo) Kamio, Shoreditch, 30th May 2017. I have waited for years to see Japanese band OOIOO, and they absolutely were worth the wait. They are amazing and brilliant and words can never do them justice. The whole band are … Continue reading

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Otoboke Beaver

Otoboke Beaver at the Working Man’s Club, Bethnal Green. 5th May 2017. Otoboke Beaver blow my mind. They are all absolutely masters of their weapons, they play with exact precision and ease at 100mph at the same time as contorting into acrobatics. They … Continue reading

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