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Max Cooper: Barbican Hall, London – live review

Electronica maestro Max Cooper unvieils his latest audio-visual extravaganza at the Barbican Hall. Tim Cooper (no relation) opens his eyes and ears to an innovative evening of audio-visual experimentation.

The Folk Devils, The Wolfhounds, Lengthmen: London 100 Club – live review

There must have been something about punk rock. Decades later its faithful foot soldiers are still seeking the intensity and ideas that fired them back in their teens.

Allah-Las: Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY – live review

Allah-Las bring their laid-back Californian grooves to the bustle of Brooklyn on the eve of a UK visit. Their languid rhythms and sweet melodies win over a crowd including Tim Cooper. 

The Rising / Stepford Wives: The Salty Dog, Northwich – live review

Wayne AF Carey knocks back more big gigs to catch a bit of class from working class heroes The Rising with 'rising' Manc indie punks Stepford Wives as back up!

Station Narva Festival 2019: live review

Can music change the world? John Robb reports back from a unique festival rejuvenating Narva - a small city on the Estonia/Russia border - with cutting edge music, ideas and culture and driven by the inspirational team behind Tallinn Music Week.

Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind: Night and Day, Manchester – live review

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind Night & Day, Manchester 20th September 2019 Ian Corbridge joins the CollectiV in search of that holy grail of rock’n’roll and...

Hatari: Station Narva Festival 2019 – live review

. What better place to see the new leaders of perfect perv dark energy death disco pop - the industrial goth fused dark energy of Iceland’s Hatari says John Robb.

Spear Of Destiny: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Spear Of Destiny Gorilla, Manchester Saturday 21st September 2019 Spear Of Destiny celebrate 35 years of One Eyed Jacks with a life affirming set at Gorilla, Manchester. "One...

The Sisters Of Mercy: Roundhouse, London – live review

The realisation that Eldritch is still a magnificent mystery is present amongst the crowd and The Sisters Of Mercy remain, on any Eldritch line up, in the skin. I hope he never changes.Shuffling out, I notice that everybody is smiling. There is jubilance in the dark.

Pixies: 02 Apollo, Manchester – live review

Wayne AF Carey is taken back to 1991 for a night of Pixies mania and is blown away again.

Drab Majesty: Soup kitchen, Manchester – live review

Drab Majesty have been building a big reputation with their literate and enigmatic darkwave at our reviewer Liam M discovers...

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