I rediscover my ineptitude for painting at the Arts Wellbeing Workshop, at Bethnal Green’s Mission Church, to see if it’s really such a bad thing to be really bad at something.
I intervew the Jago’s manager, Kwame Otiende, at his venue in the heart of Dalston, to get to the heart of an iconic London venue, and its culture.
I sink into the sands of time, from Mesozoic to Anno Domini in one short night, as Dinosaur Jr jam out their midwest-grunge at the O2 Forum, Kentish town.
The Kraken has been released, and his name is Adam Betts – the man with suspiciously few limbs for being able to pull off his one-man drumming experience ‘Colossal Squid’. I brave the treacherous waters of suburban Birmingham to try and catch him supporting for the math rock sentinels ‘Covet’, on Sunday 21st August 2022, at The Asylum.
It’s the question that’s been at the back of our minds ever since Katie Melua dropped the Top 5 hit that enlightened us all, so I thought it was about time I found out the story behind what the bicycle really means in China’s heritage, darling child city. Here’s everything you need to know about the ‘Bicycle Kingdom’.
I join the rave on area 69, to see if there really is anything to the rumours…
Anyone else ready to sell their house for this one?
The first live gig of the year; well, sort of. I sit back and mosh at home with Tycho’s Solo Ascent live stream, aired at sunrise (7am PST) on January 1st 2021.
My undergraduate dissertation, discussing the many facets of multilingualism in Hong Kong’s contemporary music, in the context of its dynamic political climate.
“Sometimes I even feel like being an artist isn’t the path for me – as someone with autism there’s too many ups and downs to ever feel comfortable with it as a career. But within a few hours of thinking that way I come up with another melody, another beat, another lyric, and I can’t …