Stirring, I think I can just hear something over the PA. Benjamin later informs me that this was “Miss Amy” [Winehouse] and her band soundchecking.
Black Kids Academy 3, Manchester Friday, June 6th 2008 So, Florida’s Black Kids are the hot new thing. On record, they definitely are, as last...
Kate Nash with Black Kids
Apollo Theatre, Manchester
Tuesday, March 4th 2008
Her set is equal parts frustrating and reassuring. On the good side, Nash wipes out almost all of her hyperbolic cod-mockney mannerisms live, which does her a great deal of benefit, as the warmth in her voice which is swallowed up on her record shines through... [however], the lack of diversity in her songwriting shows at times.
The Vice Live Tour featuring Black Kids, Friendly Fires and Ipso Facto
The Mint Lounge, Manchester
Thursday January 31st, 2008
I’ve heard they're on NME’s hotly tipped list of bands for 2008. Seeing as though 99% of these bands usually inflict unspeakable tortures on my ears, I'm curious to see them. They sound like a new CSS, but what makes them different is the fact that there are glimpses of 60’s Motown in their sound.