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Back at the beginning of last year, when Palma Violets let slip that they’d scrapped two weeks’ worth of recording for their second record, bassist Chilli Jesson cited a peculiar…

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Palma Violets have come a long way since they stumbled out of their south London lair to release debut album ‘180’ in February this year. Tonight’s venue – the biggest…

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The history of the 100 Club is as embedded into the walls of the underground bunker that the venue operates in as the sweat of the thousands of punk bands…

Back in October, a week or two after Palma Violets first appeared on the cover of NME, I found myself editing the Fanmail page, sifting through the missives debating Jake…

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Tonight is a very special night, as Tunbridge Wells’ Forum – deserving winner of NME’s 2012 Best Small Venue Award – turns 20. It’s a landmark occasion for the space…

Tonight: proof that good new bands really are like buses. It seems like every cool kid in Liverpool has come out to see this double-header, as Savages and Palma Violets…

Previously too cool for YouTube, Palma Violets have finally put a song online. Recorded live at the band’s south London hub, it’s rough, tough and rocks like a bastard. “Oh,…

OK, yes, you might think we at NME have a tendency to get over-enthusiastic about bands sometimes. But listen: we’ve been down here, to this strange house in south London,…