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Youth Man & Cassels // Live @ The Black Heart // 2.16.18

Article & Photos by: Tash Greene


London, England – In the streets of Camden Town lies a hidden gem by the name of The Black Heart; part pub, part music venue, it regularly plays host to up-and-coming artists, and on this occasion, to punk trio Youth Man, and co-headliner, brother duo Cassels.

Brummies Youth Man came onto the stage donning clingfilm-wrapped arms, and went on to explain the happenings of spontaneous tattoo session, before delivering a bold and fiery set. They paused a few times throughout the gig to engage with the audience and inject some humour into the impassioned atmosphere.

Cassels then followed and ended the night on a musical rollercoaster, as they dipped in and out of slow and fast rhythms, coupled with cleverly-carved lyrics that could only leave me to describe the twosome and their performance as ‘quirky’ and ‘ballsy’ in the best possible way.

Having just rounded off a joint UK tour, 2018 has kicked off to a great start for Youth Man & Cassels, and with their diverse sounds, both bands have promising futures as they rise up into the UK music scene.


Tash Greene
23 y/o Photography Graduate specialising in Live Music Photography

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