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Sinkane: We’re all gonna be alright

Sinkane | The Dome | 29 March 2017

“Everything is fine/ We’re all gonna be alright,” sings Ahmed Gallab on the slinky ‘U’Huh’. And, for 80 glorious minutes, nobody inside The Dome can disagree.

Sunny enough to banish even the memory of Theresa May triggering article 50 this morning, Sinkane’s music turns out to be the perfect antidote to the bleakness of the world outside.

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Hurray for the Riff Raff navigating to London

Hurray for the Riff Raff has an album – plus not one, but two London shows – on the way.

Alynda Segarra’s musical alter-ego is at Sebright Arms on 18 January before returning on 22 March to play The Dome, supporting new release ‘The Navigator’.

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Wire: Reality bends

Wire |  The Dome in Tuffnell Park | 2 December 2015

Forty years into their career a band should be running on fumes, rehashing memories of past glories. But Wire were never ones to stick to the script.

So their excellent self-titled 14th album broods with all the intensity of a moody teenager. And, instead of the sad, nostalgia-fuelled sets favoured by their contemporaries, they perform most of it tonight.

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Caspian bring ‘Dust and Disquiet’ to London’s Dome

Caspian have released their latest album, ahead of a UK tour that kicks off in London at The Dome on 2 November 2015.

‘Dust and Disquiet’, the atmospheric rock band’s fourth full-length album, comes three years after ‘Waking Season’ and again transcends genres.

‘Run Dry’ is a stark, acoustic ballad that showcase the vocals of guitarist Calvin Joss, ‘Ríoseco’ takes a country detour and ‘Aeternum Vale’ explores the classical realm, while tracks like ‘Sad Heart of Mine’ and ‘Arcs of Command’ find the Massachusetts six-piece creating more of their signature textured soundscapes.

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