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5 Reasons We Would Have Arcade Fire Host Our Party

Arcade Fire performed two sold out shows at the Roundhouse last week, and under the guise, The Reflektors, we found a new band who have evolved a lot since the release of The Suburbs in 2009.

Here’s 5 reasons we would have Arcade Fire host our party!

1) The Canadian’s



Live Review: Ja Ja Ja Festival (Friday) @ Camden Roundhouse

Like a fiery-hearthed lodge on the iciest of Nordic nights, this year’s inaugural Ja Ja Ja festival at the iconic Roundhouse offered the perfect shelter from what was an especially downpour-ridden Friday night in Camden. The festival, which celebrates the best music coming out of Scandinavia, saw an eclectic line-up …



What Happened To…Pete Doherty

Guys! Pete Doherty is back! And while it may not be The Libertines reunion we have all been longing for, the mere trickling of Pete’s strained vocals from the Babyshambles camp is enough to send a rush of blood to my head. I’m not talking about a rock-star-come-drug-addict intoxication, this …



Farah Vintage host Farah Fridays Live throughout August

‘Farah Fridays Live’ kicked off last weekend, and saw Camden Roundhouse host the Farah Vintage beach hut, to celebrate and support young emerging artists. Created in 1920 in the US, Farah Vintage didn’t reach the UK until the early 70s. It has since built a cult status within the …


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Interview: Eliza Doolittle

Since her self-titled debut entered the charts at number 3 in 2010, Eliza Doolittle has gone from strength to strength. Her recent collaboration with Disclosure on smash hit ‘You & Me’ saw the singer-songwriter move away from her signature sunny sound towards electronic RnB vibes, all the while maintaining her



Moodboard: Akala

To mark yesterday’s release of his new album, The Thieves Banquet, Kentish Town rapper Akala tells PlanetNotion about some of the people, places and objects that inspire him.


1. The Hackney Empire 
My step dad was stage manager at this venue throughout my childhood and my godfather now …



News: I Bought This for the Cover

Camden Town is, in many ways, London’s capital for artistic variety, equal parts center for expression and cesspool of debauchery. Actually, that’s really the ideal combination for most artists. Cob Studios and Gallery on Royal College Street in Camden was launched in February 2011. Though less than two and a …



Interview: Joshua Press

We were lucky enough to catch up with London based figurative painter Joshua Press to discuss portraiture, Paris and Pontormo.

PlanetNotion: Tell us a bit about your upcoming show at the Cob Gallery.
Joshua Press: My upcoming project at the Cob Gallery is called the ‘Camden Town Poster Studies’. I’m …



Introducing: Lovelife

Ex-pat RnB duo Lovelife (LVLF) certainly seem to have a lot going for them. Not only were the pair – comprised of Ally Young and Lee Newell – lucky enough to have the chance to relocate from London to NYC; they’ve since shared stages with St. Lucia and Notion favourites …



Introducing: Amusement

If you’re looking for a pure-cut slice of slow-grooving, romantic alt-pop on your Tuesday afternoon, Croydon’s Amusement might be just the thing for you.

The brainchild of Andrew Smith and Joe Sigee who drew acclaim earlier this year for their remixes of Outfit, Dislosure and Theme Park, the …