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Tickets for the socially-distanced August Bank Holiday event go on sale soon with further names to be announced

Andrews flies the flag for modern Americana with a triumphantly raw, reflective set

The 1975 have set a date for their huge one-day show in Finsbury Park, which was originally scheduled to take place this summer.

The Yorkshire outfit sound anything but peaky on their darkly thrilling sophomore record

The Union Chapel, King’s Head and Park Theatres hope they can benefit from the £1.57 billion of loans and grants to support the arts sector through enforced closure

Colours Hoxton, EartH Hackney, and Islington Assembly Hall are among those to sign the Music Venue Trust’s open letter calling for support to survive.

The art-pop veterans, now in their sixth decade as Sparks, proffer another pick’n’mix of surreal nuggets

Gloria! Digital Pride Festival is a diverse weekend of pole dance and splits classes, drag aerobics, bingo and fabulous performances by Ru Paul Drag Race stars

Frenetic, full-on and danceable new wave debut from Canada’s best new band

The Home Concert Club is running regular family and adult concerts to entertain audiences who are missing classical music - and make sure the performers are paid

The feted singer-songwriter beams a transfixing set straight into your front room – is this the future of live music?

Hackney-based practitioner Carlotta Artuso offers a distanced session of this ancient Japanese technique to reduce stress and help relaxation

Michelle Clarke’s Serenity Radio will offer interviews, guided meditations, health tips and calming music to heal and help during these anxious times

Ninth album from the Mercury Music Prize-winner is a rollercoaster of ebullience and candour

The Islington-based rocker played a home gig last Thursday as part of his campaign to help independent music venues hit by the pandemic

The Urban Tree Festival is taking place online for the first time. Three organisers – a writer of London’s street trees, an Islington tree inspector, and a community gardener – talk about what trees mean to them.

The Hampstead coach, who has worked with Charlotte Church, Will Young and Gareth Malone, says ‘don’t underestimate the power of music’ to make you feel better

Manchester post-punk quartet’s debut LP is dark and doomy, yet easy on the ear.

The Stroud Green festival’s resident ensemble The Telling run free singing workshops via Zoom

A roller-coaster of idiosyncratic compositions from these Manchester misfits

Young singers from across North London and beyond joined voices to sing Emeli Sande’s You Are Not Alone

NYC legends pull their socks up for this Rick Rubin-produced return

Album review: EOB – Earth

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Radiohead guitarist’s debut is direct, diaphanous, danceable and desirable.

Seventh solo album from the enchanting songsmith is yet another unassuming masterpiece

Free live-streamed concerts and workshops to cheer up those in isoalation

Pandemic lockdown doesn’t signal boredom for the distinguished musician who practices in his St John’s Wood studio for eight hours a day

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

Funk Rave at The Roundhouse

Friday, March 13, 2020

Female fronted funk rock soul band Winnie & The Rockettes promise a night of dancing, glitter, sequins and “dirty slap bass”

Punk veteran’s band The Professionals join Stiff Little Fingers on a rocking line-up at the iconic venue

Album review: Ultraísta – Sister

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

An album of sophisticated, femme-fronted electronica from Radiohead and Atoms For Peace alumni.

Can the Cali-punk icons recapture their relevance and sardonic bite in the Trump era?

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

Hugely promising, confidently accomplished debut from talented songwriter and instrument hoarder.

All Points East festival has announced The Kooks and The Wombats are both performing in Victoria Park on May 30.

A debut record of striking lyrical clarity and musical poise.

Groove Armada, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Reginald D Hunter and Irvine Welsh are among the vibrant eccentric performers at the one-day family friendly summer festival

South London girls find the blues and shake them loose in this stirring, haunting return.

On Saturday, July 11 the band will perform alongside Charlie XCX, Clairo, Pale Waves, Phoebe Bridgers and Cavetown.

The legendary composer and producer is joined by Camden Town collective Soul II Soul for a footstopming night at the Hampstead mansion with a date also announced for Reggae champion David Rodigan

Landry pulls back from heartbreak to deliver his best record yet.

Susanne Beer, a highly-respected musician who taught over 60 young people to play the cello, passed away in December at the age of 52.

After a three-year hiatus, indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club are feeling refreshed ahead of a UK tour and the release of their first album since 2014.

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