Tag Archives: Ben Graham

The Bronx / Single Mothers / Axis Of, Underworld, 13 February 2013

There are some bands who can’t help but sound like the city that produced them; Joy Division drone like industrial Macclesfield, The Libertines shamble like noughties London and the Ramones, The Velvet Underground and countless others scream New York. Axis Of meanwhile take the big, rocky, grey, physical landscapes of Northern Ireland’s coast and channel […]

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OxJam bands on gigging in the capital

On Monday 3rd Standard London Evening decided to give something back to the live music scene and humanity in general by teaming up with OxJam to bring a fantastic night of live music featuring INTV, Mucky Pups and Love in the Asylum. As the final touches were put to SLE’s first event the bands spent […]

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Cerebral Ballzy, Rough Trade East, 24 August 2011

Brooklyn-based five-piece Cerebral Ballzy (either the greatest or worst band name ever depending on if you’re laughing or paranoid wasted) have been reminding everyone what really great hardcore sounds like since 2008, and their self-titled debut is 20 minutes of undeniably brilliant, fast, simple punk that preaches nothing but skate, drink, fuck and destroy. The […]

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1234, Shoreditch Park, 9 July 2011

Everyone knows you’re not truly cool unless you never leave East London, ever. Not even for a music festival. So thankfully for the cool, Shoreditch Park played host to the 1234 Festival last Saturday attracting hundreds of hipsters, a couple of freaks and plenty of those annoying people who wear ‘funny’ t-shirts and presumably work […]

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