"Why would you want to miss Mahalia on tour?" asks Oliver Evans, ahead of Mahalia's appearance at the O2 Academy on Monday night.
"JGrrey has quietly emerged as a big player in a crowded genre." Oliver Evans previews the appearance of Jgrrey at Rough Trade.
"It was a surreal concert, punctuated with jarring tempo shifts and occasional screamo." Oliver Evans reviews Injury Reserve at The Fleece,
'"More guitar please? I want it to be bleeding in my ears," she demanded.' Oliver Evans reviews the Halloween-inspired Honeyblood at Thekla.
"Nothing is off the table when it comes to the Arizona collective, so who knows what we can predict." Oliver Evans previews Injury Reserve.
"In a blistering set lasting just under an hour, he establishes himself as a perfectionist." Oliver Evans and Craig Simmonds review Headie One at SWX.
"Stina Tweeddale knows a thing or two about how to work a crowd." Oliver Evans previews the new iteration of Honeyblood at Thekla.
"Now his honesty is paying off; he is laying his cards on the table." Oliver Evans previews the forthcoming presence of Headie One at SWX.
"If you thought any moments would be lacking without the inevitable bombast of her backing band, you'd be sorely mistaken." Oliver Evans reviews Lissie.
"Taking pieces of her albums over the years and bringing the focus back to the music by stripping it bare." Oliver Evans previews Lissie.