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Ice Cube, Yo Yo, Laquan: Brixton Academy, London

Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 30 April 1991

I'VE ALWAYS thought that the Brixton Academy, out of the larger venues, beats the likes of The Hammersmith Odeon and Dominion hands down when it comes to atmosphere and immediacy. However, trips to the afore-mentioned Academy seem to grow more frustrating each time I attend, thanks to the infuriating sound problems which seem to occur with monotonous regularity.

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