Jessie Ware gave rock royalty a run for its money at Primavera.

Kurt Vile & the ViolatorsWith the full muscle of his band behind him, Kurt Vile is a force to be reckoned with. The sound might be sprawling, but (...)

Jessie Ware gave rock royalty a run for its money at Primavera.

Primavera is a festival with big ideas. Huge, solid concrete ideas, given shape and form in the epic Parc del Forum. At one end are the sprawli(...)

Ferocity in music is something to be relished. In this age of Mumford, when acts think they have to be over- bearingly meek, humble and (...)

Approach with caution: Savages

Last month in Derry I sat in a church pew chatting with Savages. Not the “all-girl band Savages” or the “all-female quartet Savages”. Just Savages.(...)