music: save fabric, london

music: save fabric, london

This Tuesday, the impending fate of the future UK club scene has been highlighted, due to Islington Council forcing the door shut on the iconic Fabric London nightclub. A petition, which has gained  shy of 150,000 signatures, was wafted away, and instead the LDN cultural honeypot of talent has been closed after seventeen years of [...]

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Music | Down Again by Isak’s Island

Music | Down Again by Isak’s Island

Stepping out into a sleepy sunrise, or perching yourself on the closure of the day – the buttery vocal and minimalistic guitar residing on 'Down Again', the new single from London's Isak's Island, will sink your mind into tranquility, transporting you to dreamland. The mysterious Isak's Island is a London-based folk singer, who holds melancholic simplicity [...]

Music | KAYA by Miles from Kinshasa

Music | KAYA by Miles from Kinshasa

The ethereal world of mysterious Congo-born, South-London-based, Miles from Kinshasa, is slowly (but surely) revealing its secrets.  Piece by piece, the puzzle is beginning to take shape and, with the artist's melancholy offering, 'KAYA', laid out on the table - it's crystal clear to see through the mist that this man is something sparklingly special. A [...]

festivals: bleech, split festival sunderland, 2014

festivals: bleech, split festival sunderland, 2014

“We’re Bleech from London and we don’t drink cappuccinos… It’s flat white” responds Bleech’s Jen O’Neill in relation to a jibe delivered onstage by Smoove & Turrell earlier. Bleech, a trio from East London, are the optimum of cool and staged easily the most rip-roaring, captivating set of the Saturday at Sunderland’s Split Festival. Consisting of Jen [...]