Live Review

2.20.19

I Know Nothing About Yo La Tengo But You Probably Should

Their discography is daunting, they’re for nerds, they’re for you when you’re in your late twenties, and probably will be for years in the future.

2.4.19

Ghetts Will Always Be a Grime OG

He blends both parts of his legacy – from his younger days as Ghetto, to last year's 'Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament' album – with total ease.

1.30.19

Azealia Banks Is Still Really Good Live, Sorry

The controversial rapper blew London's KOKO away last weekend, deepening her 'can you separate the art from the artist?' conundrum.

1.28.19

Patti Smith Is Still an Untouchable Icon

Even when she's covering U2, as she did at a London gig over the weekend.

11.23.18

Florence Welch Casts Spells on Thousands of Us at a Time

Florence and the Machine's euphoric London O2 Arena show converted the energy of 12,000 people into one cathartic (and phone-less) release.

11.7.18

I Went on a Quest to Find the Friendliest Fans at Pitchfork Paris

I recently moved to Paris, from Dublin, and already my social circle is closing in on itself. Time to fix that, by talking to strangers at a festival.

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6.21.18

St. Vincent's Lonely Karaoke

St. Vincent’s Dark Mofo show cast ‘Masseduction’ in a new light, bringing clarity to themes she’s been exploring for her entire career.

1.23.18

The ‘Joanne’ Album Has Forever Changed Lady Gaga’s Live Show

As she kicks off her rescheduled European tour, it's clear that Gaga 1.0 is gone for good.

7.14.17

Giggs’ Fresh Island Set Cemented Him As the UK’s Most Important Rap Export

Name another rapper with so many bangers that span so many years. I'll wait.

5.31.17

How Liam Gallagher’s Manchester Gig Cemented the City’s Solidarity

We spoke to punters in the queue before watching the show in aid of the families affected by last week's bombing.

4.16.17

Future and Gucci Mane Conquered Coachella Just Like They Conquered the World

The Saturday night sets from the two Atlanta legends featured special guest appearances from Drake, Diddy, Lil Yachty, and Rae Sremmurd. It looked a lot like success.

4.10.17

Maybe Lil Peep Really Is The Future of Emo

We went to his first-ever UK show on Friday and the fandom is real.

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