Watch Fatherson – Open Book (Òran Mór Session)

Scottish alt-rockers Fatherson have released a new performance video for Open Book, the title track from their forthcoming album (3rd June 2016). The band celebrate the release of their new record with a headline show at Scala on Thursday 2nd … Continue reading

#ScalaHistory – Watch Rory from Sunset Sons cover Imagine Dragons at Scala

On this day in 2015, Scala played host to a sold out show from Sunset Sons. During sound check, frontman Rory Williams slowed it down with an intimate cover of Imagine Dragons’ Demons. Check out the video below, shot right … Continue reading

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The Digital Fix Reviews Three Trapped Tigers at Scala

It’s clear from tonight that since their debut emerged five years ago, noise-rock trio Three Trapped Tigers fan base has grown. A lot. Numerous festival appearances and support slots with the likes of Deftones have no doubt been a big … Continue reading

Allen Stone Live at Scala – Photos

Soulful singer/songwriter Allen Stone thrilled an enthusiastic Scala audience on 11th April. Below are a couple snaps from his sold out show: Photos: Justin Ng // Retna

#ScalaHistory – Watch Foo Fighters live at Scala in 2000

On 4th March 2000, an MTV camera crew and a few lucky fans got to experience an intimate Foo Fighters show right here on the Scala stage. The band played a hit-filled set to a bouncing London audience and the … Continue reading

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#ScalaHistory – Jessie J Records ‘Big White Room’ Live at Scala

Another beautiful moment in ‪#‎ScalaHistory‬ : This performance of Jessie J‘s “Big White Room” is the very one that landed on her debut record Who You Are in 2011. “We recorded and reproduced it so many times but for some … Continue reading

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#ScalaHistory – Mick Rock, David Bowie, and Lou Reed’s Transformer

Yet another legendary piece of #ScalaHistory : Iggy & The Stooges’ Raw Power wasn’t the only record to feature a photo taken here at Scala… “I first met Lou Reed at the Kings Cross Cinema (now Scala) in London in … Continue reading

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IN DEPTH: Bill Ryder-Jones

“It takes roughly 40 seconds of meeting Bill Ryder-Jones for him to make a dick joke. It then takes another 20 for him to berate himself because of the former. Such is the contradictory internal world of the ex-Coral man … Continue reading

#ScalaHistory – Scala Sings Along with The Killers

Once upon #ScalaHistory we played host to a spectacular intimate show from one of the world’s biggest bands. On 22 June, 2011, 800 lucky fans were treated to a very special performance from The Killers. The band had not played … Continue reading

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#ScalaHistory – Taylor Hawkins brings Special Guests to Scala

In May 2010, famed Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and his band The Coattail Riders made their live UK debut on the Scala stage. Taylor’s glittering gold drum kit sat centre stage, but another mysterious kit sat just behind his, … Continue reading

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