An interview with Klak Tik

When I enter the Camden Barfly (the last remaining one of the chain) Klak Tik are sat around the table laughing and drinking, easy banter, buzzing post soundcheck. I start with the obvious question, ‘so…Slow Club?’ ‘I had heard of them’ says Jon (Beyer), ‘and then when we were booked I looked them up…Harry PotterContinue reading “An interview with Klak Tik”

Chatting with The YuYa – and get Naked for free!

Yuya was a powerful Egyptian courtier during the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Signed to Dayjob Records The YuYa are an inspiring and eclectic duo who’s almost reggae folk fusion and dreamy indie tunes have been making waves amongst those who like their music with a dollop of authenticity and avant garde. It’s All Happening catchContinue reading “Chatting with The YuYa – and get Naked for free!”

Lucy Rose @ Oxjam Dalston

26 September 2012 Reviewed by Becky Glass It starts well: coats draped over rows of vinyl, spotlights on low, and a crowd so benevolent they’re emitting an actual glow. The semi-transformed Oxfam shop on Kingsland Roadis an enchanting venue from the off – relaxed, calm and unpretentious: quite a surprise for mid-town Hipsterville. Add theContinue reading “Lucy Rose @ Oxjam Dalston”

F.O.L.K…C.O.N…T.R.A…P..T…I.O..N – it's The Folk Contraption

My plus one asked me what I thought of The Folk Contraption, a night of story telling and folk music brought by The Rogue’s Gallery at London’s Vault Festival. ‘Wonderful.’ I replied. But apparently that won’t make for a whole review. Tales of dragons and suicides, train journeys and lost property, flowing rivers and fleetingContinue reading “F.O.L.K…C.O.N…T.R.A…P..T…I.O..N – it's The Folk Contraption”

Rachel Sermanni – Black Currents EP

Released on February 6th 2012 Reviewed by Francesca Baker Atmospheric wind and whooshes, punctuated by the dull thud of bass open Black Currents EP, with Breathe Easy the perfect introduction to Rachel Sermanni’s dextrous shuffles along the fretboard and earthy emotional songcraft. The momentum soars as Rachel sings ‘I hold my hands up, my bloodyContinue reading “Rachel Sermanni – Black Currents EP”