Seven Songs: Jesca Hoop

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 23:56 | Category : Seven Songs
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Jesca Hoop has come with celebrity endorsements, from none less than Tom Waits himself, for whom she apparently used to work as a nanny. Well, if she not only comes with the great man’s seal of musical approval, but has been trusted to look after his kids, that’s good enough for me to give her [...]

Sparrow and the Workshop @ The Slaughtered Lamb, 24 Nov 2009

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 17:42 | Category : Live reviews
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The Slaughtered Lamb is one of the nicest little gig venues in London. A quick glance at the picture above might have you thinking that’s it’s some fearsome rock dive, but no. It’s more like watching a gig in a big living room - a particularly awesome kind of living room with a bar, lots [...]