Monthly Archives: February 2011

Gig review: Caribou & Four Tet, Metro Theatre, 17/2/2011

There was something so right about the combination of Caribou and Four Tet on one lineup. Despite creating distinctly different soundscapes, their names have become synonymous with the electronic elite, and thus the sold out crowd who came to witness … Continue reading

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Interview: Four Tet

It’s all about family and fans when Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet puts down the baby and gets on the phone. I’m talking to Kieran Hebden (also known as Four Tet) from London, and it’s a little difficult to understand what … Continue reading

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Gig review: The Antlers & Bear In Heaven, Annandale Hotel, 10/2/2011

New York you saucy minx, you really know how to breed your bands, don’t you? If it wasn’t enough to have Brooklyn melancholic indie peddlers The Antlers on the lineup, you gave us your psych dance trio Bear In Heaven … Continue reading

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Record review: Bright Eyes, The People’s Key

It’s become a Bright Eyes tradition to start their records with a sound collage; Cassadaga opens with a woman speaking of the occult, Fevers and Mirrors opens with a little boy reading, and this record begins with Denny Brewer, a … Continue reading

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Gig review: Foals, Enmore Theatre, 9/2/2011

Last year Foals played to a sold out Manning Bar crowd, six months later they’ve managed to pack out a venue twice the size with no new music to their name. They are the band whose reputation exceeds them, especially … Continue reading

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Gig review: Warpaint, Oxford Art Factory, 8/2/2011

It’s rare that a support band is perfectly suited to the night in question yet not a carbon copy of the headliner. Richard In Your Mind were a joy to watch live, with upbeat beachy, summer tunes that had party … Continue reading

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Gig review: Menomena, Factory Theatre, 7/2/2011

I’m going to be honest with you, there was a lot of man love in the room for Menomena. I’m talking the sort of dude on dude excitement that is as embarrassing as it is endearing. Not to suggest that … Continue reading

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