The Independent Recommends: Pop

Click to follow
The Independent Culture
IF YOU still haven't heard the debut album by LA six-piece Jurassic 5, then you're missing out on some of the finest hip hop of the year. There's no gangsta waffling in this mix of happy sounds that forge sheer creativity out of a warm, old-skool backdrop. While Cut Chemist and DJ Numark work manically on the decks, the other four rap and howl to create one big party, making this the unmissable gig of the day.

Dingwalls, London NW1 (0171-267 1577) 8pm

Bradford's long-running poppy rockers Terrorvision (above) are one of those bands which have had more hits than perhaps we all realise. Tonight starts yet another tour and while they'll almost certainly run through "My House", "Oblivion", "Pretend Best Friend" and "Alice, What's the Matter", they'll also be keen to hammer home new material that just might get them back into the spotlight after a couple of quiet years.

Tivoli, Buckley (01244 546201) 8pm