portland arms

Young Kato @ The Portland Arms

LOUIS DU SAUZAY thinks up-and-coming band Young Kato proved their potential at the Portland Arms.

The Tab Meets: Rae Morris

JESS HOYLE has the opportunity to interview the truly remarkable musician Rae Morris.

Review: Sivu, Marika Hackman & Sam Russo @ The Portland Arms

In Cambridge for Christmas, JESSICA HOYLE takes in a gig at The Portland, calling Sivu and Marika Hackman’s collaboration “an inevitable success”…

Review: PEACE

COSMO GODFREE sees a great band poised on the edge – but are they capable of taking the leap?

The Staves

COSMO GODFREE: The Staves are the best live band I’ve seen in Cambridge.

Three Trapped Tigers

COSMO GODFREE lets his wild side out at the Portland Arms.

Culture Column 3 – Cosmo Godfree

Cambridge’s musical deprivation is not all it seems, says COSMO GODFREE.

Kate Jackson

COSMO GODFREE is pleasantly surprised by the solo outing of former Long Blondes star Kate Jackson.


Casiokids push all the buttons says COSMO GODFREE.

Standard Fare

COSMO GODFREE finds Standard Fare lives up to the averageness of its name.

Zun Zun Egui

COSMO GODFREE enjoys the enigmatic, genera-busting, psychedelic rockers strut their stuff in controlled chaos.