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Live Review: AJ Tracey brings his blistering set to The Liquid Room

21st October Anyone doubting those who hail grime as 21st century punk is advised to see AJ Tracey live. The energy and enthusiasm of the subversive genre that has bewitched kids and adults up and down the country, across the Channel, Stateside and beyond was nowhere more evident than at The Liquid Room for AJ’s […]

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Joey Badass in a Pro Era

A cold and windy October night in Edinburgh saw the arrival of a legend of contemporary East Coast hip hop to the Liquid Rooms, a surprisingly medium – sized venue for such a big name in hip hop. To begin with, the jazzy, mellow bars of Sampa the Great eased the crowd in with captivatingly […]

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A night of acoustic glory and goodwill from Nick Mulvey

11 October Bristling anticipation permeates the crowds of fans filtering downstairs into The Liquid Room for a long-awaited evening with Nick Mulvey and his multi-talented band. An intimate experience that would normally be snapped up by the neighbouring Glaswegian music scene, this night already feels very special; as Nick says on stage, “It’s been too […]

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Ezra Furman and The Boyfriends @ The Liquid Rooms

28th October The Liquid Rooms Living in Edinburgh can be rather disheartening at times for a fan of live music, with gigs seeming like an afterthought for venues and many bands going for Glasgow instead. However, every now and then an act like Ezra Furman comes along and reminds you of how great live music […]

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Sundara Karma: Rousing and on the rise

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh 23 September For a band citing Shakespeare as an influence, Reading-based four-piece Sundara Karma deliver a pleasingly accessible brand of indie-rock. While they are not exactly rocking the anthemic-indie boat with their upbeat, melodic tales of drugged-up relationships and escapism, their self-described ‘consumable’ sound translates well to a live show, surrounded […]