Live: DIIV @ Heaven in London.

Live: DIIV @ Heaven in London.

DIIV at Heaven, London “Thanks for writing our setlist tonight”.  Such is the introduction to DIIV’s final song tonight night from their enigmatic frontman Zachary Cole Smith, and having spent the second part of tonight’s set watching from the mixing desk, this...
Live: Paves @ The Pipeline

Live: Paves @ The Pipeline

Paves: The Pipeline Bar, London Despite only being a stone’s throw from some serious city money, walking into the Pipeline is like walking into your favourite student bar.  Upstairs there’s pool tables and pinball, but in the downstairs cellar there’s a seriously good...
Live: Daughter @ Portsmouth Pyramids.

Live: Daughter @ Portsmouth Pyramids.

Daughter at Southsea Pyramids Back in the 1990s, the shoegazing brand of indie rock was all the rage. Bands like My Bloody Valentine, Lush and the Cocteau Twins were masters of ethereal vocals, mixed with swirly guitar and big soundscapes. Even though I wasn’t one of...