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Beach House – 2010 UK Tour Details

August 20, 2010


written for High Voltage A successful third album has seen American dream-pop specialists Beach House receive resounding critical acclaim. Their first two albums were enough to secure them a cult following, but their latest effort ‘Teen Dream’ is a more focused piece of work, pulling together many different influences to create a beautiful and accessible […]

ATP Tour – Toronto Masters

August 17, 2010


Andy Murray’s grip on the Toronto Masters title remained firm as he successfully defended the title he won in Montreal 12 months ago. He defeated Roger Federer in the final, completing a 7-5 7-5 win after a rain-hit match. It was a sensational week for Murray, who also defeated Rafael Nadal, David Nalbandian, Gael Monfils […]

Vampire Weekend – 2010 UK Tour Details

August 17, 2010


written for High Voltage Vampire Weekend are one of the most talked about bands on the planet. After the success of their second album ‘Contra’, the New Yorkers are embarking on a special UK tour during November/December this year. An extra date at the spectacular Alexandra Palace in London has now been added due to […]

Yeasayer feature – Interview with Anand Wilder

August 9, 2010


written by Robert Pollard for High Voltage Yeasayer have had a breathless start to life as a band. Their live performances and two studio albums have received high praise from music critics and they have an ever-increasing fan base. High Voltage caught up with singer and multi instrumentalist Anand Wilder to get his thoughts on […]

Wu-Tang Clan – Academy, Manchester – 3rd August 2010

August 6, 2010


written for High Voltage The Wu-Tang Clan are the absolute embodiment of true hip-hop. Despite some shaky record releases during their time, they continue to shine like a beacon of authenticity when compared with their contemporaries. There was a time when rappers were political activists and serious thinkers but the hip-hop world has become increasingly […]