Category Archive: Gig Reviews

Daughter – Live

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Oh, how much things can change in two years. The last time I saw Daughter play in Cambridge they were supporting Benjamin Francis Leftwich at ARU. There was only two of them then:… Continue reading

Josh Kumra

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Josh Kumra first hit the scene back in 2011. He landed with a splash. More specifically, at number one with Don’t Go. It was a collaboration with Wretch 32 and a hard act to follow.… Continue reading

Everything Everything – Arc/Live

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Everything Everything were one of  the first bands we ever interviewed. You may think that is more indicative of our youth than their maturity. Not necessarily. Arc shows just how much a band can grow up… Continue reading

Dry The River – Live & Acoustic

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It’s been a pretty good year for Dry The River. We first stumbled across them about a year ago when we heard Weights And Measures EP. We were immediately struck by it’s scope and intensity. From mellow… Continue reading

Reggae Sun Ska

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To continue the summer festival frivolities HMCMB went international earlier this August to ‘Reggae Sun Ska’ in Pauillac, France. Fair to say it’s something a little different to what we normally cover and… Continue reading

Nova Festival 2012 – Review

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For many people in the world, Pulborough is a place many have never heard of – A place where the shops shut at 4pm, and the streets are dead by 6. But for… Continue reading

The Kabeedies @ The Hope

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There’s a lot of emphasis on intensity and passion in music. Quite understandably too, the ability to convey emotions through sound is ingrained in society and those that can convey it better than… Continue reading

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Coalition

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A lot is being said about the end of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s hiatus and their return to the indie music foray. In modern terms, 4 years might a long time, but… Continue reading

What’s Your Vice @ The Hope

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5 acts in one night is interesting. 5 great acts in one night is brilliant. The Hope was filled to the brim in store for an evening that spanned several genres and performances,… Continue reading

Vive La France @ The Hope

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It came as a surprise that Newcastle act Polarsets were headlining the first Vive La France night this year at The Hope. That is until after a little digging, the reason’s became apparent.… Continue reading

Missing Andy @ Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar

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The name may well ring a bell. That’s most probably due to Missing Andy’s success on Sky 1’s “Must Be The Music” last year. Or it could simply be because you’ve been listening… Continue reading

Toro Y Moi @ Coalition

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You’d probably be forgiven for expecting Toro Y Moi, playing Coalition as part of the South coast’s ‘Viva La France’, to be another French producer set to carry the electro torch. As a… Continue reading