LUMP have arrived, bringing with them a new spin on the supergroup model from the 70s. Zander Sharp previews their show at Rough Trade.
"Quirkily twee enough to be popular in the US and unhappy enough to popular in Britain, her songs are ruthlessly catchy." Zander Sharp reviews Frankie Cosmos at The Fleece.
Courtney Barnett comes to the O2 Academy on Tuesday night and is more than likely to tell us, in no uncertain terms, how she really feels. Zander Sharp previews.
Catch Frankie Cosmos at The Fleece on Wednesday while you can still see them at a medium-sized venue. Zander Sharp previews.
The blue-eyed soul of Joan As Police Woman and the resurgence of Fyfe Dangerfield came to St George's last week. Zander Sharp took a pew to listen.
Joan As Police Woman comes to St George's this week, ready to hit you with the vulnerability and lyrical intensity from her recent album, Damned Devotion. Zander Sharp previews.
To fill a venue like Bath’s Komedia on a Sunday night is impressive. To fill it in a city that represents the opposite of your band is even more impressive. But IDLES launched their nationwide tour with a sold-out gig in Bath. Zander Sharp and Rowan Allen were there too.
IDLES have found their footing by fighting a time of polarized politics and austerity economics. Supported by LICE, they bring the fight to Bath's Komedia on Sunday. Zander Sharp previews.
"All the women had been summoned to the front, where something between a rugby scrum and a bacchanal seemed to be taking place." Zander Sharp and Rowan Allen saw Dream Wife own The Exchange.
"There’s a bit of wildness, a lot of intelligence, and a dramatic streak in play, which should promise an electric stage presence." Zander Sharp looks forward to Dream Wife at The Exchange.