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Mac DeMarco - Alexandra Palace London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: MAC DEMARCO // Alexandra Palace, London

At his biggest London show to date, Mac DeMarco absolutely smashed it during his Alexandra Palace show last week. And by “it” we mean his guitar, which met its savage end at the same time as the show’s timely finish. Self-described as “jizz jazz”, Mac

Half Moon Run - Electric Brixton London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: HALF MOON RUN // Electric Brixton, London

Canadian indie rock outfit Half Moon Run took to a sold-out Electric Brixton last week, bringing a riveting performance like no other.  Imagine an intricate harmony of vocals laid upon innumerable layers of percussion, guitars, synth, and keys, and you might have an idea of

POND - Electric Brixton London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: POND // Electric Brixton, London

Psych rock quintet Pond from Down Under delivered a sensational performance at the Electric Brixton last week.  Another week, another Western Australian psychedelic rock band. This time we are graced by the effervescent Pond, who are anything but damp as they flood the South London

Of Monsters And Men - Eventim Apollo London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: OF MONSTERS AND MEN // Eventim Apollo, London

Iceland’s Of Monsters And Men warmed a sold-out Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith last week. Since their platinum-certified debut album My Head Is An Animal, the indie folk/pop quintet’s growth has been steady but definitely not slow. Co-lead vocalists Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir and Ragnar Þórhallsson’s voices

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets - Electric Ballroom London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS // Electric Ballroom, London

Perth’s very own Psychedelic Porn Crumpets turned Camden’s Electric Ballroom into one big heavy mosh pit last week playing their largest UK headline show to date. Fourteen and a half thousand kilometres away from home, the Australian psych rockers found themselves in front of a

Amber Run - Roundhouse London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: AMBER RUN // Roundhouse, London

Following the release of their third studio album, Philophobia, Amber Run took on London’s iconic Roundhouse as the final stop on their UK tour. Setting out to ‘have fun’ on this Saturday night, as frontman Joe Keogh puts it, the band clearly had something special

The Big Moon - The Lexington London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: THE BIG MOON // The Lexington, London

It’s been a long wait since their Mercury Music Prize nominated debut Love In The 4th Dimension, but boy has it been worth it. The Big Moon announced their second album, Walking Like We Do, due in January next year, and with it an intimate

Sea Girls - O2 Forum London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: SEA GIRLS // O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

Midway through an impressive string of sold out shows on their biggest ever headline tour, Sea Girls stopped by the O2 Forum in Kentish Town for an unforgettable night. The indie rock quartet have yet to release an album, but needlessly and effortlessly proved that

Young The Giant - Electric Ballroom London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: YOUNG THE GIANT // Electric Ballroom, London

After more than five long years, Californian quintet Young The Giant made a triumphant return to London. The indie rock outfit finally crossed the Atlantic to play Camden’s Electric Ballroom in support of their fourth studio album, Mirror Master, which was released almost a year

Another Sky - Village Underground London - GIG GOER 2019

Live: ANOTHER SKY // Village Underground, London

London-based quartet Another Sky reached new heights at their Village Underground show this week. It’s almost a year on from their appearance on BBC’s Later… with Jools Holland, and now with two EPs and the honour of playing Huw Stephen’s final ever Maida Vale session