The Basics at The Shacklewell Arms, Dalston, 23 July

Dot writes: this is partly a diary post and partly a blatantly partisan* gig review. Should anyone be reading because of an interest in The Basics, you might want to skip the bit about me at the start. 2,295 more words

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The Death of Pop - Whenever

The shared blood band, The Death of Pop, are a 5 piece hailing from Bournemouth made up of three brothers and two cousins – how cool are this family?… Their jangly shoegaze tunes are just the right kind of summer melodies we need whilst the sun shines down. 55 more words


Harnessing the sort of hooks and angles that powered the catchy indie of Young Knives, south Londoners Tilapia give us today’s #onegoodthing in the shape of… 49 more words