Oliver Evans


Mabel // Preview

"It's about time that Mabel got her own spotlight and gave her R&B earworms the live treatment." Oliver Evans previews Mabel's O2 Academy show.

Jorja Smith | Live Review & Photoset

5th October | O2 AcademyPhotos: Hannah RookeA sold-out UK tour after the release of her debut album, features on songs with Drake and Stormzy...

Jorja Smith | Live Preview

Jorja Smith
"Imagine the first couple of songs you release being picked up by Drake of all people?" Oliver Evans previews Jorja Smith at the O2 Academy.

The Joy Formidable | Live Review & Photoset

The Joy Formidable
Oliver Evans and Jeff Oram review a stripped-down set by The Joy Formidable at Rough Trade, altering their stadium sound for such an intimate venue.

The Joy Formidable | Live Preview

Joy Formidable
In this semi-acoustic set, The Joy Formidable will strip back old favourites and give us an intimate look into their latest album. Oliver Evans previews.

The Breeders | Live Review & Photoset

Never knowingly understated, The Breeders showcased classic rock & roll with bombastic effect at the O2 Academy. Oliver Evans and Michael Brumby were there.

The Breeders | Live Preview

Beloved of Kurt Cobain, The Breeders bring a potent brew of tracks from back in the day, as well as powerful new cuts from the 2018 album, All Nerve. Oliver Evans previews.

Jungle | Live Review & Photoset

"Jungle in 2018 are no longer merely a focused funk collective - they're ready to break the mould." Oliver Evans reviews. Photos by Mar Reyes.

Jungle | Live Preview

2014 Mercury nominees, Jungle return after what feels like an eternity away. Oliver Evans looks forward to being reunited with their neo-soul sound at the O2 Academy on Wednesday.

Django Django | Live Review

Django Django
"The ninety minutes flew by as if it was a seamless DJ set, providing a unique rave all the way till the end." Oliver Evans was at SWX for the visit of Django Django.