Being a small-to-medium-sized band with gigantic ambitions can be an awkward thing, and nowhere more so than in the live arena. One suspects that if Jack Barnett had his way,…

Genius is a lonely road. Somewhere in the US lurks 14-year-old boy wonder Jacob Barnett: a wünderkind with a higher IQ than Albert Einstein who’s blowing minds with his Big…

When you’re diving for pearls as deep as [a]These New Puritans[/a], it’s good to come up for air every now and again. Fresh from wheeling the big guns of [b]‘Hidden’[/b]…

In the foyer, a book containing sheet music is being sold at the merch stand; onstage a formidable taiko drum and five-piece brass band are producing the militaristic sonic assault…

Named after a song by The Fall, friends of The Horrors, soundtrackers of a Hedi Slimane fashion show and with a drummer who featured in the lower reaches of our…