TMMP’s Top Gigs Of 2014

2014 has been a difficult time for underground live music in the UK. With small venues across the country facing all manner of issues, it was heartening to see the team behind Guildford’s Boileroom make it through an emotionally trying licence review process and move on to host some incredible gigs and community-oriented events. With any luck, 2015 will see a change in fortunes for venues like the Boileroom.

From intimate showings from ska legends to inhumanly tight math-pop sets via beatboxing virtuosity and an audience with the professor of punk, here are TMMP’s top gigs of 2014. Read more…

Posted on 21 December 2014

Protest The Hero / Tesseract / The Safety Fire / Intervals [Live Review – Electric Ballroom, Camden, 7/2/14]

protest-the-hero-logoOn arriving at Camden’s legendary Electric Ballroom, I learnt three things:

1) The main room is smaller than it looks, since one wall is partially mirrored;

2) When you walk up to said wall and realise at the last second that it is in fact mirrored, you look like a prat;

3) The Safety Fire are fucking awesome. Read more…

Posted on 08 February 2014

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