Kano bought his ‘Hoodies All Summer’ tour to a conclusion with a career defining performance at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall which cemented his place as Grime Royalty.
Tyler, The Creator brings his IGOR persona to life in a magnificent return to London which showcases a more complex man and performer than the one who was banned from the country 5 years ago, now armed with an emotionally diverse Discography.
Lily Moore expanded her ‘More Moore’ club night from Mau Mau to the iconic 100 Club bringing some special guests with her for an evening that showcased some of the UK’s brightest upcoming talent.
Headlining Brussels annual Summer Festival, Christine and the Queens show was a Life-affirming tour de force which showcased one of last years best albums and reminded me why I love going to live shows so much.
Rosalía took London to Barcelona with a magnificent and mesmerising performance which proved why she’s not just Spain’s biggest pop star but one ready to take over the world.
Tame Impala brought euphoria to Blackpool with a mind-melting, perfect performance that will go down in live history for the group.
When Robyn made her long-awaited return to London last week, the results were simply glorious.
For their first London performance in six years, Vampire Weekend bring prog rock, indie pop and a dose of their own quirky style to a very special show at Hackney’s Earth Theatre.
To warm up for their World Tour and celebrate the release of fifth record ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’ (Part 1). Foals storm the intimate surroundings of EartH Hackney with a blistering performanc
The Good, The Bad & The Queen, led by the poetic musings of Damon Albarn transform EartH Hackney into Merrie Land for three nights. Here’s our verdict of the triumphant opening show.
For an unconventional evening, The Perfect Tempo presents an unconventional review/recap of the Beastie Boy’s Book Live in Hackney. Because this was much more than a book reading, this was a beautiful and bonkers celebration from Mike-D and Ad-Rock of not just their career but of their beloved pal Adam Yauch and it wasn’t to be missed.
Playing her largest headline gig to date at a sold out Omeara. Lily Moore, now with a full backing band, is simply outstanding. A young woman with a powerful voice, who continues to rise through the ranks.
First Aid Kit are currently touring off of the back of one of the finest albums of their career and festival appearances this year have been kept to a minimum. Tonights performance showcased just why they deserved that ‘special guest’ labelling on the lineup.
Never before have I seen so much passion and energy put into an utterly captivating and incredible performance. From Camp to This Is America, this is an artist that continues to improve and break boundaries.
Kali Uchis made her first UK appearance since the release of her latest record ‘Isolation’ back in April at London’s Lovebox Festival. It was certainly a sight to behold as her sultry and fiery performance raised temperatures on an already scorching summer day.
The Cure celebrate their 40th Anniversary by playing a hit filled, career spanning set to 65,000 people in a sweltering Hyde Park.
What’s better than one billionaire… two! Jay Z and Beyonce take to London’s Olympic Stadium with a career spanning tour de force.
Lionel Richie is the Greatest Showman as he brings all the hits and the Californian sunshine to a memorable evening at Franklins Gardens
Patchy sound quality and technical difficulties befall an otherwise career encapsulating celebration for new and old CHVRCHES fans alike at the band’s ‘Love is Dead’ release show hidden under the tunnels of Waterloo.
Just as special live as she is on record, Lily Moore is a rising talent you need to keep an eye on. Read our thoughts when she took to the stage at London’s Slaughtered Lamb last week.
Scandinavian pop star Sigrid rises above the pressure and hype to deliver one of the most promising performances in years. Read Philip Giouras's thoughts on why you should be excited about BBC's Sound Of 2018 Winner.
February 24th 2018 marks five years since Kanye played a small but now legendary residency at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. It's forever cemented itself inside my mind as one of the most iconic gigs I've attended for both positive and negative reasons. I thought it would only be fitting to mark this occasion by posting a Retrospective Review of that very night. You'll also find a selection of images and videos from the evening to place you in the world Kanye created that evening.
Kendrick Lamar finally made his return to the UK last week with the DAMN Tour, one of the most highly anticipated concerts of the year. All eyes were placed on Kendrick to see if he could successfully translate his most personal and complex album to date to the live stage. Read on to see how the night went down.
Paramore are determined to show you that they’re not the band they were 15 years ago. putting their focus on last years brilliant 80’s inspired ‘After Laughter’, Hayley & co. show why that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Fleet Foxes performed an acoustic assault on the senses with an intense and at times self-indulgent two-hour set
Lorde returns to London with one of the year’s best albums in tow, witnessing her progression from Pure Heroine to Melodrama is magical, as is her performance.
The National celebrated a fantastic first Haven Festival with a terrific set which showcased their new album as well collaborations with many of the festival acts in a high energy, highly emotional finale to this years event.
The ever elusive Bon Iver makes a rare European appearance for the debut Haven Festival mesmerising everyone in the process
Lana Del Rey played a very rare one-off show to lucky fans at London’s Brixton Academy last night, Philip reports on a bittersweet and mesmerising evening.
Arcade Fire made a heroic return to Manchester after six long years with a set full of classic anthems, moving tributes and some fantastic new material.
Guns N Roses return true Rock N Roll to London with a blistering, epic 3 hour set that left absolutely no one disappointed.
I’ve been waiting for this concert all my life, ever since I started going to gigs over six years ago this has been at the height of my bucket list. despite ill health and a inconsistent first half Phil stills manages to dazzle.
Liam Gallagher showcased his new album As You Were alongside some Oasis classics as he performed a very special homecoming show, we look back on a very emotional night.
Union Chapel’s name was incredibly poignant as Bastille gave our youth a much needed voice in a politically charged and emotional performance.
Stormzy has grown massively over the past two years, as he brings a mix of slow jams, soulful ballads and massive tunes to his biggest show to date, he shows that his rise through the ranks isn’t slowing down anytime soon.
The Shins provide an unforgettable night of live music at the Hammersmith
The Weeknd proved he was one of the biggest acts on this planet when he arrived in Newcastle.. Read on to find out our thoughts.
Find out what we thought about Elbow's latest tour here...
Robbie becomes only the third person to receive the BRIT’s Icon award, to celebrate he put on a rare intimate gig for fans, featuring all the showmanship and effects of an arena show as well as a surprise appearance from old friends Take That.
Capital FM kick off their new intimate gig series with a sold out show at the Indigo at O2 with an up close concert with one of the world’s biggest pop stars Justin Timberlake
Noel fought the rain and the mud but came out victorious as his epic set managed to unite everyone in the crowd into a frenzy, even more so when he bought out surprise guest Paul Weller….
Bastille are back!, armed with old classics such as “Pompeii” and new favourites like “Good Grief” they make the effortless leap to headliner, in doing so they have the whole of Festival No.6 in the palm of their hands….
A year on from that epic Glastonbury set, Lionel brings the party and all his hits to a sold out show in Birming-HAM!
Laura Marling brings her spiritual folk to Meltdown, a mesmerised Philip Giouras offers his thoughts.
This year’s Meltdown curator Guy Garvey headlines the Friday night of the festival, Philip Giouras offers his thoughts….
Coldplay established themselves as a massive stadium sized band with their epic 2 hour show at a sold out Wembley Stadium on Thursday night, Philip Giouras offers his thoughts….
Easily the most highly anticipated tour of 2016 found it's way over to London this week where Radiohead took over the intimate space of The Roundhouse in Camden for 3 epic nights. Read our thoughts on their performance