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Film Review: Part 2: Sundance London Film...

Sundance London review: Part 2 The distinct lack of drunken revellers and discarded mucky food cartons is probably the easiest...

Film Review: Sundance London Film and...

Sundance London review: Part 1 Before we get into the meat of matters, we thought we'd share with you a few of the things...

Album Review: 28 Boulevard- Sunclouds EP

Cambridge college rockers 28 Boulevard are probably not a band you've heard before, but after being hotly tipped by NME,...

Live Review: JAWS - Tunbridge Wells Forum

Skinny jeans and floppy haircuts aplenty at Tunbridge Wells forum on Friday night. Supajam reports as the hotly tipped...

Film Review: We Are The Best! (2013)

**** Director: Lucas Moodysson Duration: 102 minutes (Sweden) Let The Right One In for music-fans. No, this doesn’t have...

Film Review: Locke (2013)

**1/2 Director: Steven Knight Duration: 85 minutes (UK/US) Overrated Tom Hardy vehicle set in a vehicle. If you like your Welsh...

Live Review: The Orwells Vibe Bar...

The Orwells @ Vibe Bar (London) 16/04/14 Live Review by James Beeson/Photo credits Josh Beeson   When it comes to garage...

Live Review: Birdeatsbaby, At London's...

Birdeatsbaby  Live at the Hope and Anchor, London.   Review by Grace Morris   Brighton's bold and brooding...

Album Review: Album Review: Caustic Love...

Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love Out 14th April on Atlantic Records Where has Paolo Nutini been the past five years? Spending...

Album Review: Album Review of Animal Man...

David Migden & The Twisted Roots Animal Man The opening track 'Wamp' has the vintage sound of jazz, rock and blues...

Album Review: Album Review: I Will Build...

Goldie Reed 'I will build you a house' EP     The opening track 'Mr Rich' of 'I will build you a...

Film Review: 'Wake In Fright' (1971) and...

This is quite the week for cult film releases. Greeting the public in two generously addorned packages (both externally and...

Film Review: Captain America: The Winter...

****1/2 Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo and Joss Whedon Duration: 136 minutes (US) An adrenaline-fuelled rush of excitement...

Film Review: Saving Mr. Banks - Out on...

**** Director: John Lee Hancock Duration: 125 minutes (US/UK/Australia) Disney magic wrapped up in a film tracing the making of...

Album Review: The Orwells Announce Album...

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Film Review: 'Jeune et Jolie' - Out on...

*** Director: Francois Ozon Duration: 95 minutes (France) Acclaimed French director Francois Ozon dips into the morally...

Album Review: Teeth Dreams by The Hold...

The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams 6th record Few bands will make it to their 6th album intact and yet this is where we find...

Live Review: Tusks at The Workshop, London

This Hot Vox curated event was part of their Those Nights series, which aims to showcase underground or emerging genres in the...

Film Review: Blue Is The Warmest Colour -...

****1/2 Director: Abdellatif Kerciche Duration: 179 minutes (France/Belgium/Spain) It’s the Palme d’Or winning film...

Live Review: Johnny Foreigner at The...

Review by Nick Tompkins It’s Friday night in Canterbury, and tonight Birmingham indie rock quartet Johnny Foreigner will...

Film Review: The Rocket - Out in selected...

**** Director: Kim Mordaunt Duration: 96 minutes (Australia/Thailand/Laos) A nomadic journey, which takes place across the...

Album Review: Selah Corbin - Morning Star EP

We've heard whispers and rumours about this release for quite a while in one form or another. You might've heard Selah...

Live Review: Clean Bandit at The Laundry

Review by Tom Wood The London Olympics, a royal wedding, and another Sean Bean divorce; it’s been a long five years of...

Film Review: 'The English Teacher' - Out...

*** Director: Craig Zisk Duration: 93 minutes It is interesting that for a film depicting the inner conflictions of a...

Live Review: Royal Blood - The Forum,...

Review by Daniel Phillip Neale.                          ...

Film Review: Serpico - Out now on Blu-Ray

****1/2 Director: Sidney Lumet Duration: 130 minutes (US) For those who may have gawped in awe at the follicle flamboyance on...

Live Review: The Wytches at Tunbridge...

Written by Nick Tompkins. Tonight, Tunbridge Wells Forum plays host to The Wytches, still celebrating their signing to Heavenly...

Live Review: The Strypes live at Brighton...

The Strypes at Brighton’s Concorde 2 12th February 2014 Cavan, Ireland’s garage rock foursome The Strypes perform...

Film Review: Blue Jasmine - Out on DVD

***1/2 Director: Woody Allen Duration: 98 mins (US) Silence the ‘return to form’ mutterings and any other...

Album Review: Temples - Sun Structures

By Connor Lundy Kettering four-piece ‘Temples’ debut bring us an album that is heavy with a sense of longing,...

Album Review: Beck - Morning Phase

Beck- Morning Phase Released Feb 24th 2014 Review by Connor Lundy It has been six long years since everyone’s favourite...

Live Review: Anna Calvi at Troxy

Even more striking than the candle-lit smokey imagery of the Anna Calvi stage set-up is the sound that erupts from both her...

Film Review: Le Week-End - Out on DVD

****1/2 Director: Roger Michell Duration: 93 minutes (UK) Watching an ageing married couple hit the streets of Paris for a...

Live Review: Nordicana festival

It was a chilly Saturday morning in February, but the queue of people snaking around from the entrance of the Old Truman...

Film Review: Robocop

**** Director: Jose Padilha Duration: 118 minutes (US) Set in 2028, one of the first things that may strike you about the...

Live Review: Slaves at The Forum,...

Slaves live at The Forum, Tunbridge Wells: Friday, January 31st 2014 We headed down to The Forum, Tunbridge Wells to see what...

Film Review: The Armstrong Lie (Documentary)

***1/2 Director: Alex Gibney Duration: 124 minutes (US) Is there a name in sport that offers a more convenient shortcut to a...

Film Review: The Selfish Giant - Out on DVD

**** Clio Barnard shines through assured direction and consummate storytelling in this profound Fable about two young boys...

Film Review: The Stuart Hall Project -...

The BFI brings to DVD the Sundance and Sheffield documentary film festivals’ acclaimed feature on an important...

Film Review: You're Next - DVD release

*** Director: Adam Wingard Duration: 95 minutes (US) Quiet, quiet, quiet, BANG!! Traditional horror tropes-aplenty in...

Live Review: The 1975 at Brixton Academy,...

If we said that "2013 was a good year for The 1975" we'd be telling the truth in the most understated manner...

Film Review: The Square

**** Director: Jehane Noujaim Duration: 108 minutes Oscar shortlisted documentary on the uprising in Egypt; a revolution that...

Film Review: Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

**** Director: Justin Chadwick Duration: 139 minutes (UK/South Africa) In light of recent events, there is a rather large...

Live Review: Unlabel Christmas Party...

Review by James Beeson Since being named NME’s Best Small Venue of 2012, The Tunbridge Wells Forum has been able to...

Film Review: All Is Lost

***** Director: J.C. Chandor Duration: 106 minutes (US) Alone, adrift and in dire need of salvation. This is not a presumptuous...

Album Review: Muse Live at Rome Olympic...

Regularly touted as one of the best live touring acts of their generation, Muse greet the run up to Christmas with the release...

Film Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation...

**** Director: Peter Jackson Duration: 161 minutes (US/New Zealand) To those who are excited and invested in the series, it is...

Live Review: Arcade Fire Blackpool -...

When Arcade Fire (maskerading as tribute band The Reflektors) anounced the last date in their album warm up tour I think even...

Film Review: Homefront

*** Directed: Gary Fleder Duration: 100 minutes (US) Our hero, Jason Statham, is a normal man (albeit an ex-DEA agent) just...

Film Review: Carrie

** Directed: Kimberly Peirce Duration: 100 minutes (US) Remakes, remakes, remakes. Is there a reason for them to exist other...

Album Review: Origins by God Is An Astronaut

God Is An Astronaut are onto their seventh album with ‘Origins’. They were formed in 2002 by the Kinsella twins,...

Film Review: The Hunger Games: Catching...

**** Director: Francis Lawrence Duration: 146 minutes There is always cause for concern whenever news arrives that a much loved...

Live Review: Brother and Bones at The...

*This was selected as one of Supajam's best bits of 2013, either by being the most read, specially chosen by our staff, or...

Live Review: Banks at Shoreditch Town...

Banks' first show in London sold out in minutes. There's a list of people as long as Ron Jeremy's beef who have...

Album Review: Hush House EP by The...

Regular Supajam readers will remember The Doppler Shift from reaching the final of Fast Track to FIB 2013, where they impressed...

Live Review: Arctic Monkeys at Earls Court

So, who's that band there? It’s a question that surely needs no answering in the Autumn of 2013, as Arctic...

Film Review: Cloudy With A Chance Of...

Dir: Cody Cameron & Kris Pearn Duration: 95 minutes After the runaway success of ‘Despicable Me 2’ earlier this...

Album Review: Pearl Jam 'Lightning Bolt'

Eddie Vedder and Co must occasionally stroke their chins and ponder at the ludicrous nature of perception. When they first...

Live Review: The Fresh Dixie Project and...

Photos by Simon Rose This one could go either way. It's a free gig organised by Eagle Radio, a Surrey+Hampshire based...

Album Review: Aventine by Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel’s debut album Philharmonics went on to sell over 400,000 copies in Europe, gain critical acclaim and win her...

Live Review: Tribes and New City Kings

Tribes pared down for an acoustic set whilst New City Kings rolled into town for the latest gig in Durex’s...

Film Review: The Crash Reel

By Asantha Jayaweera The rise and fall and rise again of Olympic Snowboarding hopeful Kevin Pearce is both horrifying and...

Film Review: Captain Phillips

**** Dir: Paul Greengrass Duration: 134 minutes (US) It is 2009 and an American cargo ship is heading through international...

Live Review: 1975 in Brighton

The 1975 – Concorde 2 by Jake Sayer   Whether being called Talkhouse, The Slowdown, Bigsleep or Drive Like I Do,...

Single Review: Frank Hamilton - Summer EP

That's right Frank, release an EP called Summer just as we're heading into October. Yeah, rub it in why don't you?...

Film Review: For Those In Peril

Review by Greg Wetherall Picture the scene; you survive a horrific accident. Ravaged and scarred by the events, you then return...

Live Review: Tinie Tempah at the iTunes...

Many struggle to embrace the circular nature of The Roundhouse. Whether you’ve leant back in the comfort of your own home...

Live Review: Katy Perry at iTunes Festival

A jam-packed month of giant stars playing relatively intimate gigs in Camden's Roundhouse is coming to a close. Confetti of...

Live Review: Justin Timberlake iTunes...

Despite shimmying our way around some dance floors in the mid-noughties, we’d hardly describe ourselves as huge Justin...

Film Review: 'Soho Cigarette' To Premiere...

** Style Can’t Keep This Cigarette Alight Anyone who is able to wade through the muddy waters and obstacle-strewn...

Live Review: Pixies at the iTunes...

Pixies - Live at the iTunes Festival review ‘Debaser’ wasn’t played. ‘Gigantic’, fittingly,...

Album Review: The Naked And Famous - In...

The Naked and Famous - In Rolling Waves album review Written by Stuart Nelson   The kiwi quintet’s second serving...

Live Review: Festival Number 6 2013

Festival Number 6 2013 - Live Review Photos by TUSK JOURNAL. You can’t help but feel a hedonistic guilt after traipsing...

Album Review: Mikill Pane - Blame Miss...

When everyone from Tinie Tempah to Harry Styles has championed an artist over the last few years you have to take notice, even...

Live Review: Dexys at Bestival 2013

Dexys review - Bestival 2013 Kevin Rowland brought his Dexys troupe to Bestival for an unusual type of festival appearance on...

Single Review: Arcade Fire Reflektor

History dictates that any truly forward thinking artist or band will change their sound one their fans get too comfortable with...

Live Review: Franz Ferdinand At Bestival

Franz Ferdinand are back. They have a new record and they have their dancing shoes on. Saturday night was their opportunity to...

Live Review: The Knife at Bestival 2013

The Knife at Bestival 2013: Review   With Shaking The Habitual, The Knife created a subterranean record with a...

Live Review: Johnny Marr at Bestival 2013

Johnny Marr at Bestival 2013 Johnny Marr review - Bestival 2013 It is easy to run out of superlatives for Johnny Marr. For all...

Live Review: Fatboy Slim at Bestival 2013

  Fatboy Slim review - Bestival 2013 Blowing out candles and metaphorically blowing a fond kiss to the festival he helped...

Live Review: Drenge at Bestival 2013

Drenge review - Bestival 2013 For a relatively short set, this is a performance besieged by problems. For those expecting...

Live Review: Wu Tang Clan at Bestival 2013

Bestival 2013 review Wu Tang Clan Photo by Victor Frankowski “How many of you have been with the Wu Tang clan since...

Film Review: Museum Hours

Museum Hours - Review by Greg Wetherall **** A leisurely film that pores through the relationship between art and life may not...

Live Review: In The Woods Festival

IN THE WOODS FESTIVAL 2013 By Kate Prendergast In the Woods Festival 2013 lived up to its name as it took place at a secret...

Album Review: The 1975 by The 1975

Press play on The 1975’s self-titled debut album and you find a hazy, building introduction - all sleepy vocals and grey...

Live Review: Bush and McCluskey at Galtres

Two guys, two guitars, and two stories of the ups of downs of love lives. Sounds like it could be cheesy right? Not one bit!...

Live Review: Miss 600 at Galtres Festival

These guys were so catchy! We made our way across the whole festival site because we could hear the uber attention grabbing...

Live Review: The Black Delta Movement at...

We were intrigued by these guys the moment we saw comparisons to the likes of Tame Impala and BRMC. The Black Delta Movement...

Live Review: Gilmore and Roberts at...

We'd heard some good vibes about these two on the folk circuit and to be honest we had high expectations. Recently...

Live Review: Maximo Park at Galtres Festival

Having waited through the down pours of the day tit's more than fair to say we were looking forward to Maximo Park's...