Author Profile: Kris Lavin
Articles by Kris Lavin
Even in silly amounts of rain, choice acts shone on this year’s varied and slightly unpredictable line-up.
The three boys from Perth (and Tame Impala) brought their shambolic brand of psychedelic rock to Shoreditch, and won us over in no time.
Seeing Pinkunoizu was like being in a bizarre dream – the same, strange musical phrases kept repeating, while the crowd looked on, transfixed like statues.
Ambient drones gently oozed out of the speakers, reverberating around the cavernous stone structure. If heaven exists, I hope its waiting room is like this.
Artists: Other Lives
Disciples of the Church of Jukebox the Ghost will be itching to go to the next service, and there may well be a few new recruits next time too
It’s quite the spectacle watching an entire room of strangers simultaneously hugging to the music of Dananananaykroyd
It took a while to get going, but Male Bonding’s performance was solid overall, and remarkable towards the end
Artists: Male Bonding
There are some great moments on People Changes, especially ‘Lifted’ and ‘A Little Lost’, but it could really do without the lengthy voyages into noise
Artists: Nat Baldwin
Oh Minnows is the solo project of Chris Steele-Nicholson, formerly of the fairly short-lived London-based indie rock outfit, Semifinalists.
Artists: Oh Minnows
Clad in suits, the five notably suave looking members of Noah and the Whale strode onto the huge stage at The Roundhouse, oozing with confidence
Artists: Noah And The Whale