Cumbria natives Samsa have been making inroads into the underground indie scene for a few years now, even gaining an early champion in the late John Peel (who was this John Peel fellow anyway? Was he in the Undertones?), and emerging as part of the huge Leeds/Dance to the Radio scene of late.
To Conquer is a treat, coming off as emotive, but not emo, perhaps like a more thrashy Silent Alarm-era Bloc Party. The chorus scales the heights of hugeness whilst still maintaining warmth and atmosphere, an impressive feat for a three-piece. Samsa are definitely an exciting prospect for the future.
Many ticket-holders couldn't get into the O2 Arena show on Tuesday night (September 19th) because they didn't bring photo ID to match their booking.
An album re-release, a new song and a documentary mark the singer's legacy this year.
The film will be the first in the Marvel Cinematic Universe led by a person of colour.
The actor plays the titular hero in the forthcoming adaptation.