live reviews

live review // Johnny Marr at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

"the night's ability to serve as a reminder of the genuine talent Marr possesses and the opportunity to revel in some of the most important songs in the history of British Rock ’n’ Roll is one to truly savour"

live review // Eagulls + Autobahn + The Bodies

"One of the best things about Eagulls’ stellar debut album is the excitement, energy and groove. All of these transpire and excel in the band’s live show."

live review // Rue Royale & The Little Unsaid

"Rue Royale create music to sooth your soul with, and reflect back some of its troubles for consideration. If that's what you're after, there's no doubt the duo's quiet beauty will appeal."

live review // Tom Adams & Gaze is Ghost

"From start to finish, the whole thing was exceedingly beautiful – proof that you don’t need to venture into the city to get high quality music."

live review // Frank Turner at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

"As Turner strutted around the stage in the manner of Freddie Mercury and then hurled himself into the crowd, it was evident that he, and every single person in attendance, had had an absolute fucking blast"

live review // Rob Lynch in Cambridge

"With his sweeping blonde mop hanging across his face, Lynch converses with the crowd throughout, leading them into singalongs where he can and he's instantly likeable"

live review // Steven James Adams in Cambridge

"I left amidst a cacophony of positive energy for Adams and knew as all present knew how lucky we were to witness the start of a beautiful and fruitful new era for Steven"

live review // St Vincent at the Cambridge Junction

Riding high on the back of the release of her most successful album to date and a string of high level festival appearances, Annie Clark brings her signature brand of chaotic wonder to Cambridge for a truly unforgettable night.

live review // Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams at The Portland Arms

It’s truly staggering how Jeffrey Lewis manages to find new and inventive ways to articulate himself again and again, each time seemingly stronger than the last and each acutely original. It’s phenomenal when you think about it.

live review // videoHELLO

A quartet of unusual performances congregate in the basement to showcase surrealist film, surrealist words, and unconventional fancy dress.

Cambridge Folk Festival // Day Three Review

North Mississippi Allstars, Moulettes, Ezio, Lady Maisery, Peatbog Faeries and Loudon Wainwright III on day three of this year's Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival // Day Two Review

Molotov Jukebox, Calan, Carrie Tree, Fisherman's Friend, My Darling Clementine, The Intermission Project, Samantha Crain all impress on day two