Reviews

Good Times with the Benjamin Button of Indie Rock: The Charlatans’ triumphant return

The Charlatans: defiance personified. Now in their 25th year, the indie stalwarts show no sign of slowing down with a triumphant comeback show at London's The Garage on 20 October.

Hundred Waters – Oslo, London 15/10/14

A fine example of Hundred Waters’ ability to walk a line between a love of electronics and organics.

Withered Hand & Darren Hayman & The Short Parliament – The Scala, London 15/10/14

Dan Willson‘s songs are often aural flagellations, but they’re delivered in a key of hope - and tonight, with real vigour too.

Kwabs - Koko, London 16/10/14

Kwabena Adjepong is going to have to learn to handle his pre show nerves, for on this showing, the crowds are only going to get bigger.

Glass Animals - Thekla, Bristol, 15/10/14

The Oxford four-piece roll out an effortless performance that proves they're still zooming towards big things.

Girl Band - Shapes, London 16/10/14

The incongruously-named Irish quartet show that their best is yet to come with an exhilarating and brutal set at London's Shapes.

Woman’s Hour - The Exchange, Bristol 14/10/14

The Kendal now-fivesome are adept at invoking happiness at The Exchange, despite the bad weather, partly due to their new live drummer's added energy.

Tom Vek - The Bodega, Nottingham 14/10/14

The designer-cum-multi-instrumentalist musician plays Nottingham's Bodega as part of the Luck tour.

Laura Veirs - The Deaf Institute, Manchester 13/10/14

The Portland singer-songwriter returns on yet another tour, and it's possibly her most stripped-back to date.

Dan Croll - The Art Bar, Oxford 11/09/24

The well-mannered Liverpudlian brought his exultant alt-folk to Oxford in a rapturous night on his European tour.

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