Wednesday, June 26The Voice of London

Tag: Gig

Justin Mylo on what it means to be an artist today

Entertainment, Music
Words: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Lavinia Petrucci We interviewed Justin Mylo ahead of his first ever UK show in London. He told us about the struggles of being an artist, how to make the perfect track and coping with success at a young age. When we walked into his hotel, Justin Mylo was waiting for us at the lobby. He was relaxed and wouldn't show any sign of stress, I mean you're about to play one of the biggest London venue, Brixton Academy, how can you be so chill? I've just found out it's a huge venue, I didn't really know (laughs). But once we walk into his room he tells us all about his feelings, the way he started his career and the struggles new artists may find along the way if they want their music to be successful. He's here to open for his long-time friend Martin Garri

The London live events industry for women: Band guys and cable ties

Words: Kiera Chapman | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Not every 21-year-old can work a high vis - nor can they say they've worked with some of the most exciting talent 2017's music scene has to offer. From Nothing But Thieves, to Fickle Friends and Declan Mckenna, Joanna Chidgey has witnessed them all, radio at the ready. Having graduated from Buckinghamshire New University with a degree in Music and Live Events management, Joanna has blossomed from pupil to professional. She now goes by the official title of Events and Promotion Assistant and yes, a badge does come with that. She kindly invites me in from a piercing November chill into her cosy home on the outskirts of London, and I am quick to ask her if she can recall her CV off by heart. "Reading Festival, Barn On The Farm, 1
7 of the best venues in London for checking out new music

7 of the best venues in London for checking out new music

Entertainment, Music
Words: Kiera Chapman | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Spotify can be overcompensating when it comes to feeding us new music. Every Friday is "New Music Friday" when highly anticipated and promoted tracks are compiled together and added as an instalment to Spotify’s infamous playlist. Luckily, in London, you’re able to uncover new music at your own free will on your doorstep. The city hosts an exciting mix of independent, lesser known venues that offer an assortment of artists doing what they do best: giving the system a bollocking. The Sebright Arms Situated in East London, The Sebright Arms can hold 150 people beneath its ground floor, in a dark, shabby room. It’s renowned for hosting the known before they blossom into the public sphere, boasting Charlie XCX, Ezra Furman and Marika H

ANTI-FLAG promote new album “American Fall” with London art show

Activism, Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized
Words: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Bella Dawe "You got your bomb, got your blood. And now we've had enough." Pittsburgh punk-rockers ANTI-FLAG showcase new anti-Trump artwork at album promo show in Kentish Town The band decided to showcase the hard-hitting art, created in collaboration with artists Doug Dean and Noah Scalin, in a one-day-only art exhibition and exclusive gig at The Bull and Gate pub in North London.   Anti-Flag are known for using their album artwork to challenge social issues such as racism and division around the world and American Fall is an album that definitely inspires change. The album focuses on social issues affecting America in particular and aims to spread kindness by addressing issues such as gun laws and Trump's media propaganda. To accompany the