Land of Kings

Land of Kings

Land of Kings

What with the popularity of Game of Thrones, you might be forgiven for assuming that Land of Kings is some sort of fantasy convention or LARP event. It is not. Land of Kings is a multi-venue music festival centred onĀ Kingsland Road, Dalston. Here’s a little round up…

Friday

We Were Evergreen – a delightful combination of ukulele, glockenspiel and synth, with trumpet solos.

We Were Evergreen

We Were Evergreen

Trophy Wife – somewhat distracted by the twats throwing beer on the front row.

Trophy Wife

Trophy Wife

Slow Club – really played like a headliner, which was impressive, considering they were in a banqueting hall with a chandelier.

Slow Club

Slow Club

NZCA/LINES – Okinawa Channels was particularly mesmeric in a packed room upstairs at the Vortex.

NZCA/LINES

NZCA/LINES

Saturday

TheĀ Hall of Mirrors – the recently renovated Servant Jazz Quarters was the perfect backdrop for this eerily psychedelic band.

Hall of Mirrors

Hall of Mirrors

Stealing Sheep – a Liverpudlian Warpaint? Indie folk with delicious close harmony. Listen to Shut Eye for an example.

Stealing Sheep

Stealing Sheep

Factory Floor – a punchy finish.

Factory Floor

Factory Floor

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