JAMES MCNAMARA finds the best of old and new at a night of Folk in the Portland Arms.
HARRY WRIGHT is witness to The Twilight Sad’s maelstrom of furious noise, and chats to singer James about redemption.
Tab Editor and self-confessed Bowling For Soup fanboy JONNY SINGER reports back on his childhood heroes.
Hotly-tipped new band Dog Is Dead celebrated their album release by stripping down…their instruments for an acoustic show. COSMO GODFREE went to see what all the fuss is about.
Despite being in cowboy disguise, COSMO GODFREE still reckons the Mystery Jets are as good as ever.
Everyone’s favourite sex god is back. No, it’s not TABATHA LEGGETT, it’s only MATT BLOODY CARDLE!
COSMO GODFREE enjoys a man with his pubes on fire, despite his cardinal sin.
DAVID HOLLAND doesn’t dare to cough in case he interrupts this moving and excellent gig.
MONA EBERT & ERIC HAMBRO check out Noah and the Whale: “Old debut album tracks were successfully rejuvenated, and the collective harmonies gave earlier collaborations with Laura Marling a run for their money.”
The Tab can exclusively reveal that drum & bass duo Chase & Status will headline this year’s Downing May Ball.
DAVID HOLLAND: “The gig was a little cold, even a little clinical, in whatever sense a rock concert can ever be these things.”
Our music editors bring you week 4’s musical offerings.
JENNA CORDEROY: “As the stage screen flickered to life, broadcasting clips of American chat show hosts calling out the comedian’s name, it was time to get weird.”
DAVID HOLLAND: “Guess what all of the bedders in Cambridge do when they’re not picking your pants up and emptying your bin? They watch Irish folk-rock bands and drink pints.”
DAVID HOLLAND reviews the Klaxons at the Junction
The Tab’s new music Co-Editor, JONNY CARTER on some of the best gigs going on this Freshers’ Week.
GRACE RIGG goes completely gaga for GaGa at the O2.