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Savages: Electric Ballroom, London

Luke Turner, The Quietus, 22 February 2013

SO JUST A YEAR after their first gig down in a manky former theatre in Brighton, Savages are here in the Electric Ballroom for an NME awards gig, with all that implies: no longer quite as partisan or curious as audiences might have been at first, less record label heads crammed at the back, and a room where the sound has to travel much further and try and impress far more ears.

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