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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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D'lys

Canonbury singer nominated in Unsigned Music Awards

A city worker turned singer songwriter has beaten thousands of other acts to be named in the UK’s top ten unsigned female artists.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Vanessa Benelli Mosell

Folk inspirations of classical music explored by Vanessa Benelli Mosell in Kings Place show

At just 26-years-old, Vanessa Benelli Mosell is one of classical music’s leading young performers and one of its most effective forces for reaching new, tech-savvy generations.

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Jazz Mino (centre) played with her band, Harriet Jospeh on violin and Katt Newlon on cello

UK’s biggest street music search ends with grand final

Talented musicians from Hackney and Islington made the grand final of the biggest busking competition in the country on Sunday.

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Big Busk finalist, 15-year-old Maya Delilah, from Islington

15-year-old Islington singer songwriter in grand final of Big Busk competition

A five month search for fresh musical talent will reach its climax this weekend as 18 acts take to the stage for the grand final of a busking competition.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Becky and Rachel Unthank with Sam Lee

Sorrows of World War I remembered through traditional folk songs at Barbican

A woman who saw a Zeppelin airship crash into her village and a soldier unable to face the parents of comrades killed are tales being brought to life through the folk traditions of the First World War.

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Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Album review: Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze, An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

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Andy Burrows

Andy Burrows wants to let his music speak for itself ahead of new album Fall Together Again

Andy Burrows is one of music’s “good guys”, not that he would want to be seen like that.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Rez Kempton and Community Chorus in Little Revolution. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Theatre review: Little Revolution at the Almeida, Islington

The shooting of Tottenham’s Mark Duggan proved the final straw for many young people in 2011, as the city descended into the London Riots. Lost amidst the smoke and sirens, however, was the unrest that had been brewing up to this point, as the Almeida’s latest world premiere astutely and emotively investigates.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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