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It’s strange to think that Jamie T, south London’s wayward punk prince, a British Beastie Boy with a dog-eared copy of Betjeman’s collected works in his backpack, is now 30…

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After allowing five years to drift by between 2009’s second album ‘Kings And Queens’ and last September’s ‘Carry On The Grudge’, Jamie T has waited only six months to drop…

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In 2007, Jamie Treays’ debut album ‘Panic Prevention’ positioned him as a gap-toothed, sparkle-eyed street poet. He was an exuberant commentator and caricaturist, skipping around the edges of the London…

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On this week’s playlist – Teengirl Fantasy’s “scratchy noise and snappy beats”, Clock Opera’s “chop pop” (his phrase, not ours), and an indie-pop remake of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ by The…

Rewind!” hollers Jamie T, minutes after stalking onstage, as the sampled intro to ‘The Man’s Machine’ jams. “This isn’t a gig any more, it’s a stand-up comedy show,” he…

When [a]Jamie T[/a] surfed the initial wave of hype on his washboard, it just seemed like Virgin had dropped a syringe on Camden and signed up whichever posho troubadour dabbling…

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In the last few days Oxford has become obsessed with ‘The Human Google’, Gail Trimble. The captain of Corpus Christi College’s University Challenge team has had the town a-twitter with…

So, considering this tune is already permanently burned onto our internal hard-drives like the bowel-bass-driven spitty-ditty it is, why buy the reissue a year later? Well, apart from an instrumental,…

Some people take immediate offence to Jamie T… hear him sing – all spittle-flecked excitement and cod-Jamaican pronunciation – and go “But he’s just a trustafarian from Wimbledon!”, like life…

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Just as his hometown of Wimbledon stands like a concrete buttress between the bustle of London and the sprawl of the home counties, so is 20-year-old Jamie T caught between…