Lake Malawi @ Tram & Social Club, Tooting

The Czech alt-pop group pumped the room with energy and catchy rhythms, and gave us a taste of their upcoming album with Prague (In the City), and Surrounded by Light. Lake Malawi performed last Friday, with support from Cloe Corpse and Adryana Gold, at the Tram & Social club in Tooting, London. They eased us in with the melodic tunes of Black Pearl, full of emotional lyrics and a touch of nostalgia. Upping the tempo with the addictive, catchy chorus of Bottom of the Jungle.

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Album Review: K. Flay’s ‘Every Where is Some Where’

K. Flay’s ethereal vocals combined stripped back instrumental beats with glass shards of honest, relatable lyrics. The solo-artist’s new album, ‘Every Where Is Some Where,’ shouts her inner feelings and opinions with an infectious attitude, filled with addictive poetics. The album title summarizes the collection, "each song on the record is about creating a different … Continue reading Album Review: K. Flay’s ‘Every Where is Some Where’

The Flight Brigade @ The Water Rats Pub, Kings Cross

  Flight Brigade’s multi-instrumental folk-rock sound reflects their roots and touches hearts with their profound story-telling lyrics. The seven strong, Hampshire act start with, House Fire, from 2016’s ‘Our Friends, Our Enemies,’ to get the crowd dancing. A steady drum beat drives the song, followed by the melodic strings of violin. The close-knit family dynamics … Continue reading The Flight Brigade @ The Water Rats Pub, Kings Cross

Album Review: Icon for Hire’s ‘You Can’t Kill Us’

Icon for Hire’s aptly titled album, ‘You Can’t Kill Us’, plunged us head-first into an emotional tidal wave. Frontwoman, Ariel Bloomer, showed off her chameleon voice by adapting to each song with diverse styles ranging from pitch perfect ballads to edgy pop-rap. Rising fast since arriving on the scene in 2007 and launching their 2011 … Continue reading Album Review: Icon for Hire’s ‘You Can’t Kill Us’