Top 18: The Re-Up, Recoded :: No Shame Live

[Lily Allen’s] understated introduction to the world was that Saturday morning wake-up from the flashy Friday night of .com 40 puffery. Fear not: all isn’t lost in the MySpace generation; for the ten thousand avastars, there is Lily Allen: the reason, that just so happens to rhyme with silly. So, allow she to reintroduce herself……

East Angelean Echoes and Transatlantic Tempos… Little Boots’ Working Girl Promo Tour, Live at The Echo

The Siren: Victoria “Little Boots” Hesketh The Sound: Synthpop, nu-disco, deep house, electro house… mercurial melange of old and new The Scene: East Angelean echoes, deep bass, dark clothes, dim lighting, disco flying, summer swelter, low-key shelter, electronic dance shows, less wubba wubba, more water cooler… minimalist staging, maximalist sound, in a way that pulls…

… and the curtain called artRAVE

Fare thee well, fair behemoth bacchanalia It’s always Paris with Pop stars… always, Paris. Bury me as many times as you want. I'm a seed, & before you know it I'll be growing all around you. See you at the LIVESTREAM #artRaveParis — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) November 22, 2014

Night in the Sweyepe: Talk in Colour, Floripa, Shoreditch, UK

The Sirens: Talk in Colour (Chris Bangs – Cello and electronics, Dave Oliver – Drums, Kat Arney – Harp, Mary Erskine – Vocals and keyboards, Nick Siddall – Guitar) The Stump: With a growing reputation for blistering live shows combining dirty bass lines with impressive musicianship, Talk In Colour launched their new album, Colliderscope, with…

Night in the Sweyepe: fIN at Bush Hall, London, UK

The Sires: fiN (Jonny Garner – guitar, Simon Harding – drums, Luke Joyce – vocals, Kerry Lambert – bass) The Stump: fiN played London’s Bush Hall Wednesday for the release of new single ‘Twenty Three/Eve’ on 16th April on Artisan Records. Debut single ‘The Artisan’, an almost entirely instrumental track which blends the epic darkness of Radiohead and the rock…

Live-Fi: Florrie – HMV’s Next Big Thing, Barfly Camden, London

Pop. Out. My. Ears. #yes The Siren: Florrie Arnold The Scene: Snow, ice, pints, and Summer Nights… on the outside: London’s first snow of the year, on the inside: the strobed sublime of HMV’s Next Big Thing — snowballs and disco balls make for a splendid sonic nightcap. Roughly speaking, Barfly hosted a beautiful melange of art…