Reviews

Natalie Prass duets with Ryan Adams and Jessie Ware in London

Where on record she’s beautifully forlorn, tonight at the Islington Assembly Hall, Prass is positively defiant.

FIDLAR make their mark in Heaven at one-off London show

The LA quartet leave London bruised, bloodied and satisfied.

The Tallest Man On Earth takes some bold strides at London’s Koko

Sweden's Kristian Matsson delivered a dynamic set at London's Koko, but perhaps it proved to be a demonstration of the old adage 'less is more'.

Kylie and Grace: Putting The Camp Back Into Festivals

London’s gay community, for better or worse, has significantly fewer places to call home - so thank god for BST Hyde Park's Sunday camp-fest, writes Seb Law.

Comeback Kings: Isle Of Wight Festival a total triumph thanks to efforts of Blur and Fleetwood Mac

The four-dayer has finally found its niche, offering laidback fun, storming headliners and variety for the whole family.

Dan Deacon brings the party to a converted pharmaceutical warehouse in Bethnal Green

It’s all completely ridiculous and silly and not all-that-grown-up, yet by the end of it, London's Oval Space is inexorably transformed into a full-on mass of dancing bodies and massive smiles.

Vashti Bunyan finds beauty in an older world

Vashti Bunyan will always have a special talent for finding songs in her subjects that stir the soul, as this fine Leeds set proves.

Damien Rice returns with Lucy Rose in tow for an excellent double bill in Manchester

Manchester's Albert Hall welcomes Ireland's finest troubadour back on stage at last - and with genuine aplomb.

Waxahatchee and Girlpool was perhaps London’s best double bill of the year so far

Label mates at Wichita Recordings, two of the roster's finest celebrated their new albums in an evening of camaraderie at the Electric Ballroom.

Shakespeare, Opera, Pop and a Pet Shop Boy. Rufus Wainwright delights a slightly damp London

The American-Canadian songwriter serenades an enthralled audience at the Royal Chelsea Hospital with a stunning, career spanning set and a performance of such brio it even manages to stop the rain falling.

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