Proud jazz-funk flag-wavers London Afrobeat Collective came through with a typically charismatic, uplifting and colourful performance – energising that tightly packed Brudenell Community Room audience to an almost dizzying state of euphoria, obliged by their high-energy soundclash of funk and psychedelic rock infused arrangements injected into predominant Afrobeat rhythms, holding firm to LAC’s continuing messages… Read More


There is no excuse for passing up on the opportunity to go out and experience a live gig by any artist that resides in the camp of Jagjaguwar records, primarily home to some of the freshest contemporaries in American and Canadian indie folk and rock music. So with no exception then, it was a real… Read More


You’d be forgiven if you drove right past this hidden music venue as it isn’t readily recognisable within the street scene, and located within a pocket of one of Leeds suburbs that continues in its struggle to establish a defined identity, being wedged in a hinterland muddled with local business and industry, a scattering of… Read More


In The Shape Of A Storm Far into the double figures of albums released thus far, the highly prolific works of Damien Jurado continue with the recent release of In The Shape Of A Storm, a largely solo effort (aside from the periodic accompaniments of the ethereal higher tuned finger-style guitar work provided by Josh… Read More


Incidental Music Debut album from Manchester’s beat driven W. H. Lung is an aural hypnotic landscape of unfaltering songs. Simpatico People taken from W.H. Lung’s debut album Incidental Music, seemed to reach out with comparable ease, drifting clear of a sea of songs emanating from a whole swathe of bands that are currently treading the… Read More