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Live Review: Interpol @ Brixton Academy, 27/03/14

You know when you’re back in your hometown and you run into someone you’ve not seen for years? The hot guy at school, or the popular girl from sixth form? And they’re all married, with kids and have a normal job and looking distinctly less hot, but have a far-off …



Musogyny: The NME Awards Finally Gives A Nod to a Female Deity

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown) but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music. Rest assured that



Interview: Phoenix

Wandering, lost, through Brixton Academy’s labyrinthine backstage tunnels is a frightening enough prospect in itself, let alone when you know that one of the world’s biggest bands is lurking somewhere in the building. But no worries: eventually, I do manage to find Phoenix in a noisy upstairs room. The four


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News: NCS Yes Live @ Brixton Academy

Are you a fan of pop music? Yes? Well, you might want to check out this incredible event goin’ down at Brixton Academy on 1st March. The National Citizen Service, a progamme dedicated to help young people unlock their potential and fast-track their future, is putting on the event, which …


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Live Review: Frank Ocean, Brixton Academy, 10th July

Watching Frank Ocean live presents me with a problem; one that all music lovers will be familiar with. How will they make the record, that record that you’ve loved, that’s soundtracked your private moments of pain, your public moments of joy, your travels, your hangovers, your rain-sodden walks to work…how …


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Live Review: Postal Service @ Brixton Academy, 20/05/13

Matt Tomiak considers the wistful history of The Postal Service as he at long last watches them play live at the Brixton Academy.

If a week is a long time in politics, then The Postal Service would surely agree that a decade is one hell of a long time …



Interview: Death at Sea

With the release of their debut single ‘Drag/Selfless’ through Kissability and Transgressive last week, Alex Cull caught up with Liverpudlian lo-fi indie rockers Death at Sea to wax lyrical about cassette releases, the festival circuit and Pavement.

First off, tell us a bit about yourselves: how did you



London In Stereo Presents… Gigs Of The Week #17

London In Stereo’s weekly installment of live music listings.

London In Stereos Gigs Of The Week

Holy Other // Vessel – The Village Underground – Wednesday 29th August
After falling completely in love with Holy Other’s new album Held this week (you can too by listening to it …



Gig Review: Foster The People

Foster The People have come a long way in a year from playing the Hoxton Bar and Grill to selling out the Brixton Academy, even having to add an extra date.Embarrassingly I have to admit the reason we missed the support act is that we were having a few crafty …



Interview: Sub Focus

Known for his innovative electronic music masterpieces, Sub Focus (aka Nick Douwma) is set to release the new single Out The Blue featuring Alice Gold, on 29th April 2012! In our interview with this talented Uk producer, we capture his take on his music, performances, inspirations and future projects.