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Late Of The Pier

Handy how, at the tail end of every December after festive indulgences have drowned any last gasps of human proactivity in a soup of...

Telepathe

We nearly didn’t make it here,” Telepathe team leader Busy Gangnes relates as they begin. “We got stopped at immigration. They wanted to deport...

AC/DC

Approximately 40 minutes in, midway through the extended sleaze-blues of ‘The Jack’, and this most testosterone and Bud-fuelled, overtly heterosexual of crowds, are screaming...

Franz Ferdinand

Our latest little glimpse of the lesser-spotted Franz Ferdinand is in a suitable place – a sweaty, packed nightclub. After all, frontman Alex Kapranos...

Dizzee Rascal

Here’s how it works. You get to the door. You get patted down. You then pass through a metal detector. You then get patted...

Secret Machines

We’ve always known Secret Machines have got more than a little Pink Floyd in them and, for the most part, that’s no bad thing....

Jarvis Cocker

If your reason for being in the music industry is finding things you like and letting other people hear them, then that’s not a...

Kanye West live review: Way Out West (November 11)

So, at 6.30pm, NME is upstairs with about 30 others in the O2, listening to Kanye West himself playing his new album, ‘808s &...

Nerd

This is chaos. Around 20 nubile young girls are onstage dancing around assorted members of NERD, who are currently following their natural frontman Pharrell’s...

Little Joy

A couple of hundred people are packed into a Mercury Lounge that could have sold three times as many tickets tonight. It’s not because...
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