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[6 Jun 2011 | By ]
The Darlingtons’ Big Guitar Revival

While having a drink with friends at Bar Music Hall in Shoreditch, I came across The Darlingtons, a four-piece band likely to make a mark in the music industry as they bring guitar-driven indie-rock back to the charts.

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[31 Mar 2011 | By ]
Preview: Daniela Brooker at 100 Club London

This is a gig not to miss on Friday night. The 100 Club at Oxford Street is having Daniela Brooker performing with her band. She is launching her debut album soon, which is a pop music mash of rock and a touch of Latin soul that comes in a sexy voice. Proceeds from this gig go to the Japan Tsunami Appeal.

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[31 Mar 2011 | By ]
Tea Tasting at the East India Company: Full Flavour Delicacy

The secrets to fully enjoy a cup of tea were revealed at a tasting event organised by the East India Company at its flagship store at Mayfair. The tasting covered the whole range of varieties from white tea, green tea to the full body, aromatic black tea. It also revealed tips and tricks to make the best brew.

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[22 Feb 2011 | By ]
Review: Ilia Darlin’s Show at Jalouse, Mayfair

A party at Jalouse, an exclusive members club at Mayfair, hosted a celebration for Jean-Pierre Braganza’s collection with a live performance of Ilia Darlin, an Athens-born electro-pop singer.

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[9 Feb 2011 | By ]
Tally Koren Debuts “Beauty of the Duty” at Punk

Israeli singer-songwriter Tally Koren officially launched “Beauty of the Duty”, the first single of her second album “72 Names” at Punk, the club and music venue in Soho. It sounds like a down tempo pop-rock tune with electro and Middle Eastern twists. If the rest of the album is as good, we’re in for a treat!

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[16 Jan 2011 | By ]
Gig Review: Klezmer Kollectiv at Green Note in Camden

A crowded audience witnessed the promising debut of Klezmer Kollectiv in London. Their Thursday’s night gig at Green Note, in Camden, proved the band’s talented musicians but, and foremost, it gave Londoners a sense of what is like to party with a truly, upbeat folk music.

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[8 Jan 2011 | By ]
Klezmer Kollectiv debut in London: Get ready to dance!

The Cardiff based klezmer band is having a gig at the Green Note in Camden next Thursday. The eight-piece instrumental combo plays a fresh, offbeat style of the Jewish folk music that traditionally buzzes on weddings and parties. Coming to see these guys is a bet for dancing, cheering and loads of fun.

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[12 Oct 2010 | By ]
Review: The Ripper’s 5 Musical at Theatro Technis

Readers beware! The Ripper’s 5 is an intricate drama that occasionally makes your hair stand on end. The musical bit of the play has beautiful haunting songs and the cast achieves the effect to convey the drama within the story but, honestly, the whole piece is at times hard to follow.

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[15 Sep 2010 | By ]
Preview: The Ripper’s 5 – haunting the truth of the Whitechapel murders

Who the hell was Jack The Ripper? His five victims are coming back from the dead to tell us all. The legend of London East End’s most famous serial killer and the drama behind the women he murdered shape the plot of The Ripper’s 5. The musical promises to be a thrilling blend of historical facts and fiction, and is on stage at the London Fringe this September.

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[13 Jun 2010 | By ]
World Cup Kick-Off At Trafalgar Square

Friday not only saw the start of the World Cup, but also celebrations in Trafalgar Square of the start of the tournament. The kick-off for this year FIFA’s tournament was televised on a big outdoor screen, and the square also hosted the best of the South African culture, music and food.