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Palma Violets

The history of the 100 Club is as embedded into the walls of the underground bunker that the venue operates in as the sweat...

Loom

It's a Wednesday night, but the Old Blue Last is ignoring the midweek lull in an admirable fashion. Meek hipsters mingle with aggro grunge...

Sky Ferreira

Sky Ferreira is living proof that one amazing song can turn everything around. Before 'Everything Is Embarrassing' hit the blogs last summer, 20-year-old Sky...

Charlie Boyer And The Voyeurs

Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs are often lazily lumped in with their Heavenly labelmates Toy and Temples. So this, their biggest headline show to...

Bleached/Sean Nicholas Savage

"Don't tell me I'm crazy," slurs Jessie Clavin to a busy back room in a pub, lips stained red from the wine she's been...

Jagwar Ma

For five minutes you don't even know if Jagwar Ma have started playing. There's a bloke onstage, certainly, teasing brown sounds out of a...

Django Django/Miles Kane/Palma Violets/Peace

It's been emotional. And indeed, floods of feelings are the way in which this year's NME Awards Tour comes to an end. Firstly the...

The Cribs/Deap Vally/Drenge

Not content with having the best new band name in Britain (let it drip off your lips: Drrrrreeeeeenge), the Castleton brothers opening tonight's show...

Savages

Ominous build-up music is bringing the Electric Ballroom to a breath-holding standstill. The crowd awaits the arrival of Savages, the all-female post-punk band who...

Darwin Deez

Darwin Deez, in his khaki dress and headband, looks like a dancing llama. But boy can this strange-haired creature work it, interspersing his band’s...
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