live review // Everything Everything at the Cambridge Junction
"Everything Everything have a strong stake to the kings of British pop"
live review // Foals at the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"Foals have gone from a young group of musicians filling a niche indie pigeonhole to an unruly beast that's capable of churning out tracks as feral and as massive as anyone else. "
live review // Battles at the Cambridge Junction
"the audience find themselves engaged as the presentation conveys itself as highly personal, as if we the audience are being welcomed inside Battles’ own world"
live review // Beardyman at the Cambridge Junction
"with only his voice as the raw input, he created a funky, electronica-inspired reggae piece"
live review // VANT at The Portland Arms
"We’re left knowing by the end of the night that VANT don’t hold back"
live review // Bully at The Portland Arms
Nashville rockers bring their signature blend of grunge-laden rock to rattle the foundations of The Portland Arms
live review // Father John Misty at the Cambridge Junction
"Tillman’s showmanship continues to impress audiences, introducing a different element from his albums and making seeing him live a very worthwhile experience."
live review // Anna B Savage at Cambridge Junction
"gorgeous vocals and intense, vulnerably honest lyrics'
live review // Lapsley at The Portland Arms
"a lush, hazy, oneiric atmosphere"
live review // Editors at the Cambridge Junction
" There’s no denying that this band can still perform in the live arena"
live review // Sleaford Mods at the Cambridge Junction
"Fearn seems to smile down on the anarchy throughout"
live review // Hot Chip at the Cambridge Corn Exchange
Is there a British dance outfit that delivers the goods so consistently?
live review // Coasts at the Cambridge Junction
Coasts, The Hunna and Tom Lumley at the Cambridge Junction
live review // The Shires at the Cambridge Junction
Nashville came to Cambridge thanks to The Shires
live review // Gengahr at The Portland Arms
"effortlessly smooth and melodic indie-rock that journeys along a laidback sun-kissed path"
live review // Palace at the Corner House
Whilst their next move is near impossible to predict with a sound layered in warm guitars and brooding melodies we know it’s only upwards for Palace.
live review // The Vryll Society in Cambridge
"liquid jams and wonderfully crafted songwriting" The Vryll Society at The Portland Arms
live review // Rebeka at the Espresso Library
Polish, electro-pop duo impress at debut Espresso Library gig
live review // PINS at The Portland Arms, Cambridge
PINS are now a band on top of their game as purveyors of brooding guitar pop. Tonight emphasized these gals are substance and style.
live review // Space-Time: The Multiverse at Wysing Arts Centre
Wysing Arts Centre's annual festival returns with a phenomenal programme of experimental music. Daniel Pitt and Wesley Freeman-Smith share their collected highlights.
live review // Mark Lanegan Band at the Cambridge Junction
"Lanegan and his group are a tight unit, building up a repertoire of varied, excellent songs."
live review // McBusted at Newmarket Nights
"I had been afraid that the gig would feel somewhat like flogging a dead horse..."
Cambridge Junction’s Junkyard reviewed
Apprentices become masters with event showcasing inventiveness and originality
live review // Sofar Sounds at The Leper Chapel
The Leaves, Richard Maule, Mara Simpson and Joel Sarakula made a congregation out of August's Sofar Sounds, affirmation live music has a place & high value in the hearts of Sofar audiences.
Cambridge Folk Festival – Sunday Review
Passenger, Flo Morrissey, The Willows and The Straybirds on the final day of CFF15
Cambridge Folk Festival – Saturday review
Stornoway, Skinny Lister, Show of Hands and Inti Rowland impress on the third day of this year's Folk Festival
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The journey into folk music stardom hasn’t been an easy one for Jim Moray. Since he arrived on the British folk scene back in... Read More
Clock Opera have a great little track record in Cambridge. Their first headline show here back in the old Portland era was one of... Read More
Who would have thought that a wedding singer from the Syrian countryside would have such a universal admiration and wide critical acclaim? Dabke, as... Read More