Author Profile: Tshepo Mokoena
Articles by Tshepo Mokoena
A triumphant start to the 7-piece band’s North American tour, which not even superstorm Sandy could derail
Artists: Cold Specks
A slow-burning, steady and rippling journey of an album, this swathe of gossamer-like indie pop deserves late summer hit status.
Artists: Wild Nothing
Somewhere in the dusty basement of an old tape store sits most of this record, already written.
Artists: Twin Shadow
How two boys from Mississippi are serving up meaty riffs alongside sensitive lyrical introspection in their introductory EP.
Not even a confusing powercut could stop these four ripping Cargo asunder, one guitar riff at a time.
Artists: Cloud Nothings
Sitting somewhere between Garbage, PJ Harvey and Warpaint these sisters smack the gimmickry out of sibling bands and play with impassioned intensity.
Simple Things grabbed the best from indie, electro and experimental acts and crammed them into 14 great hours of gigs in 5 venues around the city.
This sparkling debut from the future pop duo proves a prolific string of EP releases doesn’t always lead to a disappointing full-length.
We chat to singer, producer and chief songwriter Sebastian Arnström in the weeks before the band’s Camden Crawl performance to find out more on their story.
Artists: Simian Ghost
A stunning London debut for the Brooklyn trio, with synths and piercing guitar lines aplenty