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Useless Cities

Posted by mica hamilton on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, In : Fresh 


Useless Cities are a four piece band from London who are influenced by Arcade Fire and Mogwai amongst others.  The almost ethereal tones of the music this band produces, coupled with swathes of grubby guitar work creates more of an emotional sound than an audial one.  Surprising tones and soothing melodies are regularly broken by moments of lyrical silence in order to give the listener a moment to process. However limited the songs available are it does not limit the musical experience for th...


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Aeternum 'Through Death We Ascend'

Posted by mica hamilton on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, In : Metal 

For those of you searching for a new extreme metal band to get your teeth into, look no further. Aeternum, a five piece extreme metal band from London have released their debut EP 'Through Death We Ascend' is a perfect example of everything the underground metal scene is missing. It's got balls, its got technicality, its got groove and most importantly its got solos. With six tracks its the perfect introduction to this band, its got influences from Morbid Angel to Dessecration. I've got a str...

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Red n Pink

Posted by mica hamilton on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, In : Alternative 

No strangers to the music industry Red N Pink (check the hair) have been slaving away trying to break the music industry for the last seven years. With some of the most energetic live sets I’ve seen in a long time they command the stage with such a demanding force that the audience have no choice but to look, listen and learn.  Even in the dreary weather at GO.GO Festival 2011 they still managed to bring some sun shine to the stage with their charmingly erotic performance, their exquisi...


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Open mic at the Camden Head

Posted by mica hamilton on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Open Mics 
  • There's nothing more endearing than the sound of a child coming out of a grown womans mouth. Both lyrically and musically. As much as I'm cringing in my seat and flinching every time she attempts a high note with all the enthusiasm and skill as a quaver being blown around in a slight breeze. And as much as I want to run out in the street pleading for everyone to save themselves, grab ...

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