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London Grammar at the Brixton O2 Academy

After Sunday night seeing one of my favourite old bands, Steely Dan, at the O2 Arena at the Dome, it was the turn of one of my recent favourites, London Grammar, at the O2 Brixton Academy. I am not sponsored … Continue reading

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Two contrasting concerts: Lindi Ortega and Massive Attack

I went two concerts this week which were both brilliant, memorable. But utterly different experiences. 3 February, Brighton, Komedia: Lindi Ortega. 4 February, Brixton, O2 Academy: Massive Attack. Lindi, a new favourite, whose music has been central to me over … Continue reading

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The War On Drugs, Brixton O2 Academy, 2 March 2015

A full concert by The War On Drugs is something I’ve really been looking forward to. They were brilliant at Latitude last summer – see my review of that (Sunday section). But it was only 45 minutes worth. Since then, … Continue reading

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The Buzzocks, Brixton O2 Academy 26 May 2012

The Buzzcocks. One of the great punk bands. Up there with the Pistols, Clash and Jam. Northern songs of lost love, exclusion, misery.  But with the best pop melodies of any punk band. Their album “Another Music In A Different … Continue reading

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