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It’s not the first time for Jacob Banks to be performing at KOKO, but instead of being the support act, this time he was the main star. The kind of star whose three UK shows are all sold out, the kind of star for which you would find a long queue outside the venue way...

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As the lights dim inside Shepherd’s Bush Empire, the palpable energy is felt even at the very back of the quaint room. Californian trio LANY take to the stage in a flurry of adoration from their fans, which is just the beginning of what feels to be a real moment for the band. Frontperson Paul...

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English songwriter Gabrielle Aplin put on a Christmas show with the help of Hannah Grace, Hudson Taylor and the supporting acts Hali, Sonny and Callum Beattie (who are all part of Gabrielle’s Never Fade Records), for an excited crowd within the gorgeous settings of London’s Union Chapel.  After the opening with all three main artists on...

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With the temperatures plummeting close to freezing, crowds outside Brixton’s O2 Academy are only more eager to get into last night’s show from Mancunian lads; Hurts. Hot off the hells of their latest album; Desire, Theo and Adam are visibly taken aback by the supportive crowd. Striding out onto the stage, Theo Hutchcraft oozes a star quality...

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Gorillaz, nearly at the end of first part of their Humanz tour in Europe, delivered an outstanding performance at The O2 Arena, enriched by a long list of featured artists. The guests continued to arrive, from Noel Gallagher to Little Simz (who was the opening artist of the night), and from Pos Dave Maseo (De...

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The build up to tonight’s show feels like a long time coming. LP is four albums in, but tonight feels like a celebration of their achievement as an artist. A visibly queer musician, LP provides some much needed positive representation for the youthful crowd that fill The Forum right up to the rafters. Much of...

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Even if people don’t really know The Killers, they are definitely still a fan of The Killers. The Las Vegas natives this week returned to the capital for one last victory lap with most recent album Wonderful Wonderful. The result was a sequin powered dance party filled to the brim with iconic indie moments. From the minute...

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Little Mix know how to make an entrance. On 25 November, the UK chart-topping, X Factor-winning girl group whipped the London O2 Arena into a frenzy when they kicked off the second to last show on their Glory Days Tour. Opening with Power, the girls stormed the stage dressed in studded leather outfits supported by...

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2017 has been quite the year for Marika Hackman, the release of album I’m Not Your Man has seen her tour the world and achieve a coveted place at the top table of British music at present. Touring with Our Girl for the past few weeks, this weeks show was the big one – the home show, at London’s...

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A great sense of pride and joy is found when you watch a band go from performing in gloomy basements on their first tour, to this week headlining a sold-out night at Alexandra Palace. Wolf Alice have toiled harder and harder over the years, last night’s gig felt like they are being crowned by their adoring...

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Six albums into a career that has spanned a successful decade, and with Hit the Ground Running, his latest record and first independent release of his career after splitting from his home within a major label, being released within the past couple of months, singer-songwriter and guitar maestro Newton Faulkner is busy promoting said new...

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Celebrating a phenomenal career that has spanned the best part of the past 40 years, national treasure Alison Moyet has little left to achieve as one of the most successful and cherished singers, songwriters and musical pioneers of British music. As latest album Other continues to inspire fans who have helped the deep-voiced superstar shift...

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With latest record Silver Eye still relatively warm on the digital shelves, UK synth-pop icons Goldfrapp have been celebrating one of the finest releases of their career to date with a tour of the UK; translating their latest masterpiece onto the stages and giving fans something truly unique and captivating through their flawless performances. Dressed...

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