"The rules seemingly don’t exist in Boyd’s writing." Moses Boyd at Rough Trade, reviewed by Joe Boyd and Luke Macpherson.
"Her vocal style is a soft, comforting presence, at once calming and sensual." Andrew Kilpatrick previews Jay Som at The Fleece.
About ready to wash your hands of this year? Our gigs of the weeks will help you steer the course.
"It's music of catharsis and of action. It's what keeps us going." Albert Testani previews the appearance of Sløtface at The Louisiana.
"Dogeyed spend their time onstage looking like they’re thoroughly enjoying themselves." Jon Kean and Luke Macpherson review Dogeyed at The Crofters Rights.
"He has become a point of reference for music connoisseurs regardless of age or tastes." Lorenzon Ottone previews Gilles Peterson at Thekla.
"It’s the beginning of a set that rarely dips below sensory overload." Max Baker reviews Blanck Mass at The Loco Klub.
"There’s an intensity bubbling under the surface that keeps everyone on edge." Elliott Simpson reviews Torres at The Louisiana.
"She transforms her most painful moments into beautiful ones." Oliver Evans and Jonny Nolan review Arlo Parks at Rough Trade.
"Some of the tracks felt like an 80s disco via Kraftwerk, the gaudy mixed into the atmospheric." Andrew Kilpatrick reviews Franc Moody at The Fleece.