Sean Toohey


The Futureheads // Preview

Lauren Laverne, Bryan Ferry, Emeli Sandé, the Nissan car plant - plenty to thank Sunderland for. Add The Futureheads to this list. Sean Toohey previews.

Family Jools // Live Review & Photoset

Family Jools
"Sleek, smooth and sultry, Family Jools know exactly what it means to be a rock band." Sean Toohey and Jon Kean review their set at The Mothers Ruin.

SLONK // Live Review & Photoset

"It’s the ability to twitch on the border between wholesome and heavy that generates SLONK’s true appeal." Sean Toohey and Duncan Cruickshank review SLONK.

Family Jools // Preview

Family Jools
"It’s the fuzzed-out blemishes of roaring guitar and driving organs that grip you first." Sean Toohey previews Family Jools at The Mothers Ruin.

Lime Cordiale // Live Review

Lime Cordiale
"It's not hard to see just why this act has enjoyed the praise that it has in the past few years." Sean Toohey reviews Lime Cordiale at The Louisiana.

John Myrtle // Live Review & Photoset

John Myrtle
"From his first notes, a dulcet, laconic air of nostalgia fills the room." John Myrtle at Café Kino - Sean Toohey and Jon Kean review.

Black Milk // Preview

Black Milk
"Even after two decades in the business, Black Milk remains one of hip-hop and rap’s most important figures." Sean Toohey previews Black Milk at The Fleece.

Slonk // Preview

"Shades of folk, punk and emo swaddled in a blanket of densely-populated and emotionally-charged lyrics." Sean Toohey previews Slonk at The Crofters Rights.

Lime Cordiale // Preview

Lime Cordiale
Lime Cordiale have "an infectiously sunny disposition" according to Sean Toohey, who looks forward to the Aussie duo's visit to The Louisiana.

John Myrtle // Preview

John Myrtle
"The pillars of Myrtle’s sound seem to stand somewhere between Mac DeMarco and Mild High Club." Sean Toohey previews John Myrtle at Cafe Kino.



The Futureheads // Preview


Sasami // Preview


Pup // Live Review


Shura // Live Review


Wand // Preview