Songhoy Blues is a desert punk blues band from Mali. They were born out of civil unrest after being forced to leave their home of Timbuktu to escape conflict and Sharia Law. Songhoy Blues In 2012, the National Movement for…

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Half way through the gig a friend said that listening to Charlie Cunningham is like being played adult lullabies. What was essentially a throw away comment hit the nail on the head. The Bedfordshire-born, London-based artist delivers an honest realness…

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I first saw Turin Brakes doing an acoustic set at Glastonbury in 2011. I was a sideline fan at the time and if truth be told, went along as side-kick for a friend. They had me from the start. Their…

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It’s rare to see Radiohead perform in an intimate venue when they usually command stadiums, so it comes as no surprise that queues formed around the block. Hawk-eyed touts littered the pavement outside and a few unlucky fans ended up…

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I was fortunate enough a couple of years ago to see Prince perform in an intimate venue at London’s Roundhouse. I hadn’t expected a 55 year old pop star in elaborate clothing to belt out songs like he used to,…

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