August 26, 2020

Bo Ningen @ Ramsgate Music Hall, 2018 by Elissa Vinh

1977. Sex Pistols front man Johnny Rotten, leaning over his microphone, eyes wide open, is screaming what is to become the emblematic slogan of the punk rock movement: No Future! An angry political contestation agains...

August 3, 2020

A few months of confinement have gone by in Paris and as I try to readjust my lifestyle around the restrictions that have been imposed, I feel very much trapped. I am not able to hang out with my friends, go beyond a one kilometre perimeter around my house, or even vis...

June 21, 2020

The #BlackLivesMatter human rights movement, which was founded in 2013 has recently received global attention, where protests have embodied a new-found momentum. This is due in great part to the reactionary uproar that followed George Floyd’s murder by a police officer...

December 15, 2019

The Lexington’s music venue is hidden behind a set of stairs, and in the dim lights, you can just about see the faces of people chatting. In contrast, the stage is the only brightly illuminated space, revealing a set-up with empty flight cases on one side, and all of t...

November 13, 2019

Heaven and celestial dream pop are two concepts resonating with each other well. Usually known as the home of the London gay club scene, Heaven welcomed for the first time Anna of the North, or the "weird-ass white girl", as she calls herself.


October 24, 2019

The lights are dimmed, chatter slowly ceases, darkness falls. Onstage, Jordan Rakei’s silhouette, framed by the musicians surrounding him, appears under mystic midnight blue projectors’ lights. His soulful voice, accompanied by an airy monotone chord, slowly elevates i...

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