Contributor Burak Cingi
Rina Sawayama pulls out all the stops for epic Brixton Academy show
The conclusion to the UK leg of her ‘Hold The Girl’ tour feels nothing short of huge.
November 1, 2022 10:42am
Carly Rae Jepsen brings her euphoric pop hits to London’s iconic Somerset House
It may be a short set, but it’s undeniably sweet.
July 12, 2022 10:21am
In Photos: A look back at DIY Alive 2022
The inaugural edition of our very own festival featured the likes of Shame, Lily Moore, Matt Maltese, Phoebe Green and, well, absolutely loads more.
June 22, 2022 10:00am
Denzel Curry triumphs at frenetic Brixton Academy show
The Florida rapper storms the venue as he exhibits his lyrical dexterity and infectious energy to an adoring crowd.
May 10, 2022 1:06pm
Albums of 2022: Bloc Party
Digging into their dark side, the London legends are back with a sixth album that explores the underbelly of the human psyche.
February 21, 2022 3:41pm
Brockhampton go out with a bang at their final ever London show
The “best boyband since One Direction” seal long-running love affair with the capital at emotional and triumphant gig.
February 9, 2022 1:00pm
Whitney warm up a sold out Roundhouse
Whitney’s songs exist in a universe that is warm with a hint of melancholy and nostalgia.
December 2, 2019 12:00am
Steve Lacy keeps it wonderfully simple at sold-out Kentish Town Forum
With his current success rate, this is the smallest gig he’ll play for a long time.
November 27, 2019 1:41pm
Shura brings a perfect pop spectacle to the Roundhouse
It confirms her place as one of the most captivating pop stars in the UK.
November 19, 2019 10:28am
Tyler, The Creator makes fascinating long-awaited London live return at Brixton Academy
A fascinating return, sometimes thrilling and at times just a bit head-scratching.
September 18, 2019 12:03pm
Hayley Kiyoko sparkles as bright as her mirror-ball trousers at London’s Forum
The ‘lesbian Jesus’ returns to the capital with an empowering twist on modern pop.
February 7, 2019 3:13pm
The 1975’s O2 show is creative, innovative proof of just what bands can – and should – be doing with an arena gig
Believe the hype.
January 21, 2019 4:30pm
Minimalism is the order of the day for Lily Allen’s engaging if slightly low-key London homecoming
The singer brought a ‘No Shame’-heavy set to the Roundhouse.
December 20, 2018 10:27am
Rina Sawayama puts forward a striking vision of future-pop at homecoming London show
Whoever you are and whoever you want to be, you’re very much welcome in Rina’s world.
October 23, 2018 10:00am