28 Aug 2017
The Islington

The Half Light are proud to annouce that their next gig will be at The Islington. This prestigous London venue has previously played host to Thurston Moore, Sarah Neufield (Arcade Fire) and The Magic Numbers so it is sure to be a good one. More info in gigs.

Islington Flyer

01 Jul 2017
Cavendish Arms

The Half Light return to the site of their very first gig on Saturday 15th of July. More info in gigs.

Cavendish Arms Flyer

29 Apr 2017
93 Feet East

The Half Light are pleased to announce their inaugural performance at East London’s iconic 93 Feet East on Thursday 29th of June.

Radiohead famously launched their pay-what-you-want In Rainbows with an intimate performance at the Brick Lane venue back in 2008, but you can expect no such fiscal irresponsibility from The Half Light - it’s six pounds on the door.

More info in gigs.

93 Feet East Flyer

21 Mar 2016
Bread and Roses

The Half Light return to The Bread & Roses on April 22nd.

"Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;
Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses!"

More info in gigs.

Bread and Roses Flyer

13 Jan 2017
Hope & Anchor

Almost a year since they last graced a stage, a grateful London welcomes The Half Light back to the live circuit. Boasting a new drummer, new songs and the same quality banter, this is one not to be missed. More info in gigs.

Hope & Anchor Flyer

28 Jan 2016
Underbelly

Next March The Half Light make their triumphant return to the Underbelly in Hoxton. More info in gigs.

Underbelly Flyer

28 Jan 2016
Barfly Photos

Stephen Vincent took some fantastic photos at last week's Barfly gig. Check them out in photos.

Barfly Photos

1 Jan 2016
The Barfly

Happy New Year! Get ready to break all your resolutions at The Half Light's first gig of 2016 at Camden's iconic Barfly on January 22nd. More info in gigs.

Barfly Flyer

10 Nov 2015
The Comedy

The Half Light return to the live circuit with their new line up on November 27th at The Comedy, Leicester Square. More info in gigs.

The Comedy Flyer

10 Nov 2015
New Line Up!

The Half Light are BACK, and with a brand new line up! Welcome to the band Alex and Mike. Christian Dollimore took some photos of our newest recruits at our latest rehersal and there is more exciting news to follow...

Holloway Road Photo

1 Jun 2015
Pure M Awards 2015

We're delighted to announce that we have been nominated in this year's Pure M Awards in the Best UK Act category. #fingerscrossed!

pure m nomination badge

11 May 2015
1x1

Our new video for 1x1 documents the two wild weekends we spent in the studio with Darren Lawson for the Moscow sessions. Behind the scenes studio antics abound! You can buy 1x1, along with Moscow, on iTunes and Amazon MP3.

1x1 Image

4 May 2015
1x1 Weekend Airplay

It was a big weekend for 1x1 airplay with Colin Noble kicking things off on Friday's Unsigned Show on ARfm, Jon Kelly giving it a spin on his Orange Flavoured Pipe Machine on Sine FM and finally, Aaron Phillips playing us on his Amazing Radio Rock Show on Saturday night. You can hear all the clips in press.

ARfm Logo

Sine FM

Amazing Radio Logo

30 Apr 2015
ICR Radio

Steve Hicks played 1x1 last night on his Roll On show on ICR. You can hear a clip in press.

ICR Logo

29 Apr 2015
Twisted Mixtape

Kara and Calum gave Moscow another spin on their Twisted Mixtape last night, although we think they may have meant to play 1x1! (Joy Division anyone?) We appreciate the support regardless and you can hear a clip in press.

Twisted Mixtape Photo

17 Apr 2015
1x1

Pure M kicked off the coverage for 1x1 with their review today, you might even be able to catch a sneaky look of the video ahead of it's official launch on the 11th of May. A stream of the song follows the cover art below...Enjoy!

1x1 Cover

30 Mar 2015
Croydon Radio

Trev and Ben were digging in The Half Light crates yesterday, giving Shadows a spin on their Croydon Radio show. You can hear a clip in press.

Trev and Ben Logo

28 Mar 2015
Moscow FM

Moscow travelled two thousand miles east yesterday for a play in it's home city on Moscow FM. Big thanks to everyone at the station, but especially Katerina Kozlova who worked very hard to make it happen. Click press for a clip.

Moscow Logo

21 Mar 2015
All Over The Place Radio

The Half Light took a trip across the pond last night as Robert F. Galgano gave Moscow a play on his New Jersey All Over The The Place Radio show. Click press for a clip.

AOTP Logo

8 Mar 2015
Croydon Radio Interview

James and Guy popped in to speak to Tom C on his Croydon Radio show yesterday. Click press for stories, banter and some terrible maths!

Croydon Logo

7 Mar 2015
ARfm

Colin gave Moscow another play and spoke a little about coming to see us at The Pilgrim on his ARfm show last night. You can hear a clip in press.

Colin Photo

4 Mar 2015
Twisted Mixtape

Kara and Calum gave Moscow a spin on their Twisted Mixtape last night, you can hear a clip in press.

Twisted Mixtape Photo

2 Mar 2015
Pilgrim Pictures

Markus Steitz took some great photos at last week's gig at The Pilgrim. Big thanks to everyone who turned out.

Pilgrim Photo

2 Mar 2015
photo stories: cd credits

Our final photo story looks at the images used on the Moscow CDs.

cd image

24 Feb 2015
Alternative Tracks Review

Alternative Tracks have posted the following review of Moscow.

Alternative Tracks Review

23 Feb 2015
Hoxton FM Pictures

The ever reliable Chris Marchant came along to the Hoxton FM interview last week and took some fantastic photos. You can hear the interview in press.

Hoxton FM

23 Feb 2015
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

We take you behind the scenes of the production of the Moscow video with the footage used from the seminal Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.

SNSM Image

23 Feb 2015
photo stories: bournemouth

The second of our short photo features, this time looking at the back cover, is now online.

bournemouth photo

21 Feb 2015
ARfm Interview

James and Guy spoke to Colin Noble on his ARfm show last night. You can hear a clip in press.

ARfm Logo

17 Feb 2015
Best of British Unsigned

Moscow has been played out across 80 stations in 15 countries over the past week as part of Matt Graveling's Best of British Unsigned. You can hear a clip in press.

BoB Logo

17 Feb 2015
PressPlay UK

PressPlay UK have featured Moscow on their You Tube channel.

PressPlay UK Logo

17 Feb 2015
Salford City Radio

The rain fell hard on a humdrum town last night as the players of Manchester United travelled forty minutes up the M61 to North West rivals Preston. As the Red Devils slipped a goal behind at Deepdale, back home, Callum Mitchell was playing Moscow on their local station, Salford City Radio. You can hear a clip in press.

Salford City Logo

16 Feb 2015
Moscow

#moscowmonday is here! Take a look at the video, order a copy, and don't forget about the gigs this weekend. Happy #moscowmonday!

Moscow Video Image

16 Feb 2015
Moscow Merch

Moscow merch has arrived! Have a look in the shop to place your order.

Moscow Merch

15 Feb 2015
Hard Act To Follow on Hoxton FM Interview

James and Guy popped in to Hoxton FM earlier today to chat to Emily Thorpe-Jones on her Hard Act To Follow show. Click press to hear about the making of Moscow, us play some influences and Guy fluff his opening sentence. #whatapro

Hoxton FM

13 Feb 2015
Seahaven FM

Roy Stannard gave Moscow a spin in amongst his alternative Valentine's Day special on Seahaven FM last night. You can hear a clip in press.

Seahaven Logo

13 Feb 2015
1x100 CDs

#moscowmonday is but three days away! Here's a video...

Moscow Launch Flyer

11 Feb 2015
Radio Tircoed

Another GB nation ticked off as Phil Huntley gave Moscow at spin on his Radio Tircoed Off The Radar show last night. You can hear a clip in press.

Radio Tircoed Logo

9 Feb 2015
Moscow playlisted on Nevis FM

Following Friday's play, Moscow will be rubbing shoulders AC/DC, Jool's Holland and the Prodigy as it goes into general rotation all this week on Nevis FM. Big thanks to John and all the Nevis team.

Nevis Playlist  Photo

9 Feb 2015
photo stories: moscow

With just a week to go until #moscowmonday, here is a short photo feature on the artwork used on the front cover.

moscow photo

9 Feb 2015
phone photos: recording

A few more snaps that the band took during recording on their phones.

phone photo

7 Feb 2015
Last Night's Moscow Airplay

John Weller gave Moscow it's first spin north of the border on his Nevis FM Drivetime show last night, and this was then followed up by a return south and a play on Bill Horncastle's The Fox's Den on Vixen 101. You can hear clips of both in press.

Nevis FM Logo

Vixen 101 Logo

2 Feb 2015
the bunker recording photos

Some more of Chris Marchant's photos are up now, this time from Stephen Street's The Bunker studio. You can check out more of Chris' work on his website and blog.

perry vale photo

1 Feb 2015
The Cavendish Arms

The Half Light return to the site of their very first gig on Friday the 20th. More info in gigs.

Shebang Flyer

29 Jan 2015
Cambridge 105

Tim Willett played Moscow on the New Music Generator on Cambridge 105. You can hear a clip in press.

Cambridge 105 Logo

26 Jan 2015
perry vale recording photos

Chris Marchant shot some great photos last year during the Moscow recording sessions, the first batch of which, from Perry Vale Studios, are up now. You can check out more of Chris' work on his website and blog.

perry vale photo

24 Jan 2015
Moscow Launch: The Pilgrim

The Half Light launch Moscow at The Pilgrim in Kennington on Saturday 21st February. Birmingham band Nine Dart Finish and Stu Rawle support. More info in gigs.

The record is available to pre-order now from Amazon. Click here to view the teaser video.

Moscow Launch Flyer

24 Jan 2015
ARfm

Colin Noble gave Moscow a spin on his ARfm show last night. You can hear a clip in press.

ARfm Logo

19 Jan 2015
Moscow Pre-Order

Moscow is available to pre-order now from Amazon. Click here to view the teaser video.

Moscow Video Image

18 Jan 2015
Fiddler's Elbow

The Half Light return to The Fiddler's Elbow on Thursday 29th. More info in gigs.

Shebang Flyer

17 Jan 2015
ICR Radio

Steve Hicks has played Moscow a couple of times on his ICR show over the last two weeks. You can hear clips in press.

ICR Logo

8 Jan 2015
Moscow

The Half Light are proud to announce that their latest single 'Moscow' will be out on the 16th of Feb, with pre-sale starting on the 19th of Jan. XRP gave the record an early spin last night and you can read Pure M Magazine's review here. A stream follows the poster...Enjoy!

Moscow Flyer

7 Dec 2014
Rise46

The Half Light are closing out the year with the The Unmentionables at their Christmas Party. More info in gigs.

Shebang Flyer

23 Nov 2014
Fiddler's Elbow

After a six month hiatus, almost to the day, The Half Light return to Shebang's night at The Fiddler's Elbow this Thursday, with our new bassist Pilo in tow. Come and check out the new line up! More info in gigs.

Shebang Flyer

23 Nov 2014
PIlo!

The Half Light are proud to introduce their newest member, Pilo.

Welcome to the gang mate.

PIlo Picture

26 May 2014
Fiddler's Elbow

The Half Light join forces once more with Shebang Presents and Stu Rawle for a gig this Thursday at The Fiddler's Elbow, Camden. More info in gigs.

Shebang Flyer

26 May 2014
Stone's Throw on Radio KC

The Half Light crossed the Channel last night as Ralph dropped Stone's Throw into his Indie Mix last night on Radio KC, you can hear it in press.

RKC Logo

3 Feb 2014
Cafe 1001

The Half Light team up with friends-of-the-band Cross Wires for their EP launch at the end of the month, more info in gigs.

Cafe 1001 Flyer

23 Dec 2013
Clapham on NUA's 2013 Best Of

Jay Adkins gave Clapham a play as part of last night's 2013 best of show on NUA, you can hear it in press.

OTC Radio Logo

23 Nov 2013
Hagen & Hyde

The Half Light reunite with Stu Rawle for another night of South London carnage at the Hagen & Hyde, more info in gigs.

Hagen & Hyde Flyer

10 Nov 2013
Birmingham

The Half Light captured some of Birmingham's downfall in this tour video.

Birmingham Image

10 Nov 2013
2nd Renaissance

Red Dragon Records have featured The Half Light on their latest compilation.

2nd Renaissance Image

You can buy the record on Amazon and iTunes, or check out the Red Dragon website here.

19 Oct 2013
New Cross Inn

The Half Light play New Cross Inn's student night on Thursday 7th October. Students free, £3 for everyone else. £2 Beers, £1 shots and £3 J Bombs all night. If that hasn't persuaded you, there's more info in gigs.

Flapper Poster

5 Oct 2013
there is a light video

The Half Light channel their inner Mancunian miserablists with this There Is A Light cover from the Barrel and Horn. Video kindly provided by Dave Humphrey.

There Is A Light video image

5 Oct 2012
Love Music Magazine

Mark Wincott wrote a couple of paragraphs about The Miller performance in the October issue of Love Music Magazine. You can read the article in press.

Love Music Magazine photo

29 Sep 2013
The Flapper

"One up the Brum, no harm done."

The Half Light kick off their annual weekend of Midlands destruction at Birmingham's The Flapper on Friday 25th October. More info in gigs.

Flapper Poster

1 Sep 2013
The Miller and RFTRS2

In what promises to be a big weekend of gigs, The Half Light will play London Bridge's The Miller on Friday 27th September and Bromley's Barrel and Horn on Saturday 28th as part of Rock For The Right Side 2. More info in gigs.

Miller Poster

RFTRS2 Poster

16 Aug 2013
White Noise at Underbelly

The Half Light are proud to announce that their next gig will be at Chris McCormack's White Noise at Underbelly on the last Saturday of this month. £5 gets you four bands, The Half Light at 9pm and indie tunes new and old from Chris until 3am. Should be a bit of a tear up. More info in gigs.

White Noise Poster

12 Aug 2013
OTC Radio

Jay Adkins played Clapham and Behind on last night's NUA show, you can hear it in press.

OTC Radio Logo

29 Jul 2013
white lion photos

Chris Marchant shot some great photos at Friday's White Lion gig. You can check out more of Chris' work on his website and blog.

White Lion photo

8 Jul 2013
stone's throw video

The Stone's Throw video is available now in videos.

Stone's Throw video image

18 Jun 2013
The White Lion

The Half Light are proud to annouce that their next gig will be on Friday 26th July at Streatham's White Lion. There will be four bands across the night, with the fun starting at 8pm. More info in gigs.

White Lion Poster

4 May 2013
London Gig Guide

Tom Du Croz played Clapham and spoke to The Forestry Commision on the London Gig Guide ahead of Friday's Barfly gig, you can hear it in press.

London Gig guide Image

26 Apr 2013
Sine FM

Sine FM's Jonathan Jones gave Clapham a play on The First 45. You can hear it again in press.

Sine FM Logo

22 Apr 2013
Hermitage FM

Tina Bass gave Clapham a second spin on The Launch Pad on Hermitage FM a couple of weeks ago, you can hear it again in press.

Launch Pad Logo

13 Apr 2013
SPGtv

SPGtv used If You Come To Clapham and Behind in the latest episode of Student Source, you can watch the show in press.

SPG Image

11 Apr 2013
Ipswitch Community Radio

If you missed The Half Light on Ipswitch Community Radio last night, you can hear it again in press.

ICR Logo

8 Apr 2013
Jubilee Club at The Barfly

The Half Light are proud to announce that their next gig will be at Carl Barat and Chris McCormack's Jubilee Club at The Barfly. £5 gets you four bands, The Half Light at 12.15am, as well as resident (Carl and Chris), and guest DJs until 3am. Bring your dancing shoes! More info in gigs.

Barfly Poster

30 Mar 2013
Unsigned Artist of the Week on The Launch Pad

Tina Bass made The Half Light her Unsigned Artist of the Week on this week's The Launch Pad on Hermitage FM, you can hear it again in press.

Launch Pad Logo

17 Mar 2013
Easter Bunny Rock

The Half Light will be playing at New Cross Inn's Easter Bunny Rock on Easter Monday. More info in gigs.

Easter Bunny Rock flyer

13 Mar 2013
Explosive Unsigned

If you missed The Half Light on Susie Lewis' Explosive Unsigned show this Sunday, you can listen to a clip now in press, or find out more about Susie's show here.

Susie Lewis Picture

9 Mar 2013
Mailing List

Sign up to the Half Light mailing list using the box at the top of this page and recieve a free copy of Stone's Throw, the closing song from the Clapham EP.

Clapham CDs

5 Mar 2013
The Dublin Castle

The Half Light make their live return on Saturday 6th April at The Dublin Castle. More details in gigs.

Dublin Castle flyer

11 Feb 2013
Minster FM

The Half Light broke their commercial FM duck last night with a spin on Rick Witter's Disco Down on Minster FM. If you missed it, you can listen to the highlights in the press section, or find out more about Rick's show here.

Disco Down Image

27 Jan 2013
if you come to clapham video

The video for If You Come To Clapham is available now in videos.

Clapham video image

5 Jan 2013
BBC London Introducing

The Half Light got their second spin on Gary Crowley's BBC London Introducing show last night. If you missed it, you can catch up over the next seven days here. If You Come To Clapham is second up in the Introducing hour, just past 1:05:30 in. Just ignore the bit about a gig we're not playing at The Barfly!

Gary Crowley Image

30 Dec 2012
The Bedford

The Half Light's first gig of 2013 will be at The Bedford, Balham on Monday 7th January, more details in gigs.

Bedford Flyer

19 Dec 2012
Amazing Radio

If you missed The Half LIght on Aaaron Phillips' Amazing Radio Rock show this weekend, you can now catch up on their site here.

Aaron Phillips Image

17 Dec 2012
BBC 6 Music Introducing Mixtape

The Half LIght featured on Tom Robinson's BBC Introducing Mixtape on BBC 6 Music in the early hours of this morning, you can catch up here. You can also read Tom's blog here, or download the mixtape here. Tom drops The Light just past 46:17.

Introducing Mixtape Image

16 Dec 2012
BBC London Introducing

If you missed The Half Light on Gary Crowley's BBC London Introducing show last night, you can catch up over the next seven days here. The fun starts just past 1:39:00 in.

Gary Crowley Image

28 Nov 2012
Stu Rawle at The George

The Half Light support the fantastic Stu Rawle at iconic East London venue The George Tavern on Tuesday 18th December. Having featured in the works of Chaucer, Pepys and Dickens, the venue has more recently played host to John Cooper Clarke, Plan B and The Magic Numbers. Ben Willis is joining Stu and The Light for what should be a cracking free night. You shouldn't need any more info, but if you do, you can find it in gigs.

George flyer

28 Nov 2012
Clapham Christmas Rock Party

The Half Light are joined by The Expressions, The Mildhearts, Junction 7 and Stu Rawle at Arch 635 on Sunday 16th December. Five bands, festive cheer, two for one cocktails, and all for a pound. Check gigs for more info.

Clapham Christmas Flyer

18 Nov 2012
MRU Clapham EP Review

Music Review Unsigned have posted this review of the Clapham EP.

Clapham EP Review

22 Oct 2012
want to get physical?

To get your hands on a CD copy of the Clapham EP, send £5 via PayPal, with your name and address, to thehalflightuk@gmail.com, and one will be posted out to you. Limited numbers available. Contact the band for international postage costs.

Clapham EP CD

18 Oct 2012
Wandworth Guardian

The Wandsworth Guardian ran this preview ahead of the Clapham EP launch.

Wandsworth Guardian scan

17 Oct 2012
star in the clapham video

The Half Light are looking for fans to appear in some South London shots for the upcoming If You Come To Clapham video.

If you would like to take part, contact the band with your details and your favourite place in the Clapham area, or somewhere that is special to you. Location isn't too important, but bonus marks will definitely be awarded for anywhere with Clapham/Lambeth/Wandworth signage in the background.

Couples and groups welcome, if you can't think of a location but would like to get involved, get in touch as the band already have a few in mind.

camera

17 Oct 2012
sw londoner

James has had a quote included in the SW Londoner's report from Oxjam 2012.

SW Londoner

15 Oct 2012
clapham ep is here

Clapham ep is now available, check the shop for details.

Clapham CDs
Clapham merchandise now also available.

14 Oct 2012
red dragon records shortlist

Friday Night has been selected from over 300 entries for the shortlist for the latest installment of Red Dragon Records twice yearly compiliation album.

Like 'Friday Night 1' on facebook to vote for The Half Light.

12 Oct 2012
oxjam time and venue change

Tomorrow's gig will now be at 7:30pm in Arch 635.

Oxjam 2012 Flyer

9 Oct 2012
oxjam 2012

The Half Light play Oxjam Clapham this Saturday. Check gigs for more info.

Oxjam 2012 Flyer

5 Oct 2012
clapham ep is coming

Listen to If You Come To Clapham and preview other songs in music now. Clapham EP is released on Monday 15th October.

Clapham EP CD

5 Oct 2012
the half light are on iTunes

Friday Night EP now availble on iTunes, check the shop for details.

Friday Night Cover

30 Sep 2012
The shop is open

The Half Light shop is now open. Click to get your shirt/mug on!

Half Light Mugs

24 Sep 2012
Clapham EP Launch

To celebrate the release of the forthcoming Clapham EP, The Half Light will be hosting a free night at the Bread & Roses. Check gigs for more info.

Bread & Roses flyer

18 Sep 2012
The Half Light at AAA

The Half Light play AAA in Kensington on Saturday 29th September. Check gigs for more info.

AAA flyer

08 Sep 2012
MRU Pure Vol 3

Friday Night has been included in Music Review Unsigned's MRU Pure Vol 3 compilation, which is bundled with the September issue of the magazine. Click to buy the magazine.

MRU photo

27 Aug 2012
Clapham EP Photos

Eight photos from the Clapham EP sessions are available now on facebook.

recording photo

12 Aug 2012
Tube Tamborine

Thirty seconds of Tamborine excellence available in videos now.

tambo photo

20 Jul 2012
The Half Light On Tour

Thirteen shots of the Birmingham and Staffordshire dates are now available on facebook.

tour photo

28 May 2012
Friday NIght Video

The official Friday Night video is available now in videos.

video photo

30 Jan 2012
Friday NIght Live

Fifty seconds of Friday Night at The Half Moon in Putney is now available in videos.

live video photo

28 Nov 2011
Friday NIght EP

The Friday Night EP is out now and available to stream in music.

ep photo

05 Aug 2011
Rehearsal Photos

A selection of rehearsal pictures are now available in photos.

rehearsal photo