Olympic Tunes

There’s a bandwagon in town and the record companies are jumping on board. Heartened by the upsurge in sales for bands featuring on the bill of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, and keen to provide for anyone grinning from ear to ear during Danny Boyle’s epic opening ceremony extravaganza on Friday (i.e the whole ofContinue reading “Olympic Tunes”

The Maccabees @ KOKO, 24th January 2012

MTV Brand New For 2012 This first paragraph was going to be a balanced, rounded review of the latest hottest-potato-in- the-pop-bonfire, a certain Miss Lana Del Rey. All preconceptions, memories of awful TV performances and bullshit PR were to be left at Mornington Crescent Tube and she was to be judged on this night, withContinue reading “The Maccabees @ KOKO, 24th January 2012”

The next twelve months

So now we know that it’s not the end of the world, what’s coming up in 2012? This is the stuff we’re already getting excited about. Daughter – We were lucky enough to see Elena Tonra (aka Daughter) play at the beautiful St Giles in the Fields church in London just before Christmas and sheContinue reading “The next twelve months”

Spector fall off the back of a van

Back in August It’s All Happening discovered Spector. In fact, they’re one of the few things John remembers from Field Day. The band have also just been mentioned in the BBC’s Sound of 2012 list – but don’t hold that against them. Joining some of our favourite bands, including Two Wounded Birds , Tribes, TheContinue reading “Spector fall off the back of a van”

PS I Love You @ The Lexington, 6 May 2011

It’s amazing to think that people still seem shocked at the huge sound that two people can make on a stage. It’s also a shame that the Lexington is only a third full tonight as PS I Love You are really something unique at the moment. When a band as genuine as this Canadian duoContinue reading “PS I Love You @ The Lexington, 6 May 2011”