The xx have played a series of gigs at Brixton Academy this week which they have called “Night + Day”. As South Londoners themselves this is something of a homecoming, and Brixton is abuzz with a celebration of The xx:… Read More ›
Simon Parkes’ hilarious and revealing story of The Brixton Academy tells you all you need to know about why running a music venue is not for the faint-hearted. From an opening story involving booking a band to play the Academy… Read More ›
Let me set the scene: 1987. As yuppies carrying brick-sized mobile phones drank Champagne, wearing garish pin-striped suits and highlights in their hair, London enjoyed the benefits of a booming economy as well as its unfortunate side effects. These included… Read More ›
The Horrors! The Horrors! Southend’s Chinnerys shakes to secret JD Roots homecoming gig by The Horrors.
Seeing The Horrors play live at their home town of Southend was a special moment. Chris Martin’s campaign against tinnitus had a setback last night as Southend on Sea got to welcome home The Horrors at a special gig at… Read More ›