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Sarah Mwangi: Most Recent Articles

Big Deal: Rainbow, Birmingham, 14/6/2013
Sarah Mwangi watches Californian/London-based pop rock group Big Deal play a lethargic and uninspiring set at the Rainbow in Birmingham
Sidi Toure: Cafe OTO, London, 13/11/2012
Sarah Mwangi is increasingly impressed by Mali musician Sidi Toure at a gig at the Café OTO in London on his first European tour
Bear in Heaven: Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen, London, 16/5/2012
Sarah Mwangi watches Brooklyn-based electronica act Bear in Heaven struggle with sound problems at a show at the Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen in London
Japandroids: CAMP Basement, London, 22/5/2012
Vacouver-based garage rock duo Japandroids put on a fast and furious show at the CAMP Basement in London
Washed Out: Heaven, London, 15/11/2011
Sarah Mwangi finds Washed Out, the project of astral American chillwave artist Ernest Green, unable to make the transition from kaledoscopic bedroom artist into the live arena

Most Recent Reviews

Plasticines: About Love - CD
Adolescent, but ultimately formulaic punk rock on second album from all-girl Parisian group, the Plasticines
Marti: Better Mistakes - CD
Occasionally atmospheric, but ultimately incohesive and middle of the road second album from Marti, the band of Italian actor Andrea Bruschi
Redjetson: Other Arms - CD
Somewhat anti-climatic post-rock on posthumous second album from Essex-based band Redjetson, who broke up last year
Trespassers William: The Natural Order of Things - CDS
Enchanting ethereality on ambient latest EP from Southern Californian duo, Trespassers William
Uglysuit: The Uglysuit - CD
Ambitious and eclectic debut album from uncurbed indiepop Oklahama City six piece, The Uglysuit

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