Tag Archives: Oxford Art Factory

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: Double Dragon III, Oxford Art Factory, 21/1/11

Double Dragon nights are a unique beast in their musical diversity, go in with no expectations and you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the creativity brewing amongst local bands. All bases are covered, from 80s pop to psych rock and every … Continue reading

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Gig review: Lightspeed Champion, Spectrum, 3/1/11

Standing in Spectrum’s tiny band room awaiting Lightspeed Champion felt like being part of a secret club. With barely a hundred people present, the support act Bleeding Knees Club received an enthusiastic response, though it may have been coming from … Continue reading

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Gig review: Metronomy, Oxford Art Factory, 23/11/2010

It’s not often a DJ set comes close to surpassing the headline act, but Olugbenga – aka Metronomy bassist and vocalist – definitely hit the mark with mixes that defied imagination and possibility. Where else would you hear Christina Aguilera’s … Continue reading

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Gig review: Xiu Xiu, OAF, 2/9/2010

“Xiu Xiu’s music, and thus the flow of the show, is entirely based around rhythm and when the duo locked eyes and unified, it was an incredibly tight performance.” Continue reading

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