Jamie Cruickshank brought acutely emotive lyrics and quiet intensity to Exchange, aided by Slonk and Benjamin Spike Saunders. Photos by Duncan Cruickshank.
"They collaborate so neatly onstage to create the perfect synergy." Oliver Evans and Craig Simmonds review IDER at Thekla.
"They breathed new life into their music in a live setting." Andrew Kilpatrick and Luke Macpherson review Black Marble at The Crofters Rights.
Kano lit up The O2 Academy with a typically charismatic performance. Photoset by Craig Simmonds.
"Lazarus Kane finished the show, turning the gig into a frenzied party." Andrew Kilpatrick and Luke Macpherson review 3% of One at The Old England.
"Kokoroko's rhythms darted just about everywhere with an untamed sense of buoyancy." Guy Marcham and Luke Macpherson review Kokoroko.
"Compositions, constantly balanced between the realm of dream and that of reality." Vanishing Twin reviewed by Lorenzo Ottone and Andy (@Birmingham_81).
"The pure delight and passion in her face was almost universally mesmerising." Stuart Tidy and Luke Macpherson review Daughter of Swords.
When can you say that you've attended a wedding and a gig at the same time? When you've been to see Benjamin Spike Saunders. Photos by Luke Macpherson.
"The name Black Country, New Road has come across more lips than Vaseline in recent months." Max Baker and Lee Ramsey review Black Country, New Road.