live review // We Were Evergreen in Cambridge
"Their performance really showed what three people can do with good musicianship and precise execution, while still gracing the stage with effortless energy and charm"
live review // British Sea Power at the Cambridge Junction
"slowly building with its motorik drive and the kind of feeling Arcade Fire can produce on occasion when not messing about with paper mache heads. "
live review // Fred’s House at The Portland Arms
"The sweetness and crispness of the production was swapped for an energy and rawness that made their set engaging throughout"
live review // Fatherson, Akuso and Molasses at The Portland Arms
Mighty Scottish four-piece head up a night of all-round excellent music at The Portland Arms.
live review // Flower-Corsano Duo + Ashley Paul at the Unitarian Church
"It's easy to admire the technical skill of both the players, but it's really the musical result which matters, and it's inspiring and a thoroughly engrossing performance"
live review // Fightbulbs at Arbury Mansion, debut show
Debut show from former Ill Murray and Dirty Cousins duo
live review // Wild Beasts + East India Youth at the Cambridge Corn Ex
"the band own what is happening and the crowd are left in awe"
live review // Gnarwolves + Woahnows + Molasses + Austere
Following on from their show last December, Gnarwolves make a hasty return to The Portland Arms to deliver another night of energetic punk rock and anthemic action.
live review // Monomania
"The festival is a refreshing change to Cambridge’s music calendar, an exercise in non-commercialism and challenging art", Slate spends the day at Monomania...
live review // We Are Scientists at the Cambridge Junction
Thirteen, unlucky for some, but not for We Are Scientists.
live review // Rae Morris, The Portland Arms, Cambridge
"One shy flash of those eyes between songs and we are hooked"
live review // The Dark Concert
"When blinded into almost complete darkness, the eyes adjust quicker than you’d expect, and every little movement causes the animal brain to flinch as if it’s spotted a predator."
live review // Michael Harrison Memorial Concert for New Music Sunday Series
"After a brief introduction from the curators, cellist Anton Lukoszevieze, and pianist Mark Knoop take to the stage. What follows is truly inspiring."
live review // Dowsing Sound Collective at e-Luminate Festival
"Dowsing’s vocal reflexes, excellently arranged provided a gorgeous, soaring, ethereal, explosive rendition"
live review // John Otway in Cambridge
"Poetry and Jazz, and Josephine are heartfelt and poignant adding depth, and contrast to the madcap tomfoolery."
live review // SHINDIG: Tom Adams, Heart Of A Dog & Wooden Arms
"a band who are set to gather a lot of attention in the next few months as they move towards a full length record."
live review // Cate Le Bon – Cambridge Junction J2
"Live, Cate Le Bon reveals a whole new side to her songs. The sharp changes introduce an angular post-punk feel, and a nonchalant cool onstage"
live review // Dan Wilde and Jess Morgan
"Throughout his set, Wilde engaged the listeners with his immaculate guitar playing, changing colours as his stories are unfolding, and the transitions in form of his humorous announcements. "
live review // London Grammar
"Tonight we’d all been drawn in instantly with their emotive, unique and cinematic sound. Here’s to the next twelve months London Grammar."
live review // Adam Green
"Green is swashbuckling, but completely unrefined, and finishes his set with a monumental crowd surf around the room"
live review // SHINDIG & Allographic Special
Words and music combine for January's SHINDIG and Allographic mash-up, held earlier this month in the Unitarian Church.
live review // Model Village
Model Village return with their second album 'You Chose These Woes' and launch party at The Portland Arms
Cambridge // 2013 best gigs
Our collection of the best gigs that happened in Cambridge in 2013
live review // Sivu + Marika Hackman
Special night as Sivu plays home town show, with co headliner Marika Hackman also shining
live review // Low at Cambridge Junction
Cambridge Junction - November 14th 2013
live review // Leisure Society
Leisure Society and Alessi's Ark at the Cambridge Junction J2
live review // Imogen Rae, August & After and Wooden Arms
A trio of underground acoustic acts play deep in the bejeweled heart of Cambridge.
‘A man walks down the street. He says “Why am I soft in the middle now”.’ Once this famous line of Paul Simon’s ‘You... Read More
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