Category: Live

Peace + Childhood + JAWS – Live @ The 100 Club

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Thursday 11th September, London With a line up featuring some of the hottest acts right now on the indie scene, the lucky few who bagged a ticket to Converse’s #sneakerswould impromptu show were definitely in for a treat of large proportions. And not forgetting to mention the venue’s historic legacy, having hosted artists such as [...]

OnBlackheath 2014 – Live Review

Massive Attack @ On Blackheath 13/09/14

Saturday 13th September, London Trapesing across the open expanse of Blackheath Common, it suddenly hit me as odd that no one has thought to stage a two-day music festival here before. Spilling out from Greenwich Park, and not a stone’s throw away from the bustling capital, the Common has always been a quick-fix solution for [...]

Bestival 2014 – Live Review + Photos

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Thursday 4th - Sunday 7th September, Isle of Wight The four day extravaganza on the quaint Isle of Wight, curated by Josie and Rob Da Bank, was a party to end the festival season like no other. The theme for this year’s event was the eagerly anticipated Desert Island Disco, which promised to boast the world’s largest disco [...]

Lisa Stansfield – Live @ The Royal Festival Hall


Wednesday 10th September, London Soul and R&B singer-songwriter Lisa Stansfield had a huge breakthrough with her first solo album Affection. Since then she’s won numerous awards and sold over twenty million albums worldwide. As an actress she appears in the film Northern Soul on cinema release in October 2014. At this Royal Festival Hall performance [...]

Ray Davies – Live @ The Royal Festival Hall


Tuesday 9th September, London Quintessentially English rock musician Ray Davies, former lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks, has been critically acclaimed for half a century. He’s also worked as an actor, director and producer of many theatre and television shows, At this Royal Festival Hall performance entitled You Really Got Me we heard legendary songs like the [...]

Superheaven – Live @ Brudenell Social Club


Saturday 6th September, Leeds It had been a long time since I had last attended a gig in Leeds and it was a most joyous occasion to be there to see a band who I greatly admire. Having not been to this venue before, it must have seemed like a an out-of-sorts place for an [...]

Lizzie Jane – Live @ Sound Control

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Friday 5th September, Manchester As acoustic gigs go, this affair felt a little more relaxed than you would expect when arriving at a venue: for starters, the roster of acts on display tonight fit together nicely and created a unique atmosphere during proceedings. The first band to grace Sound Control’s stage were Hunters Cove: a young [...]

Dimensions Festival 2014 – Live Review

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Wednesday 27th – Sunday 31st August, Croatia With a location that manages to surpass Worldwide on the southern coast of France and EXIT in a Serbian riverside fort, Croatia’s Dimensions Festival could be the most stunning setting for a large-scale electronic music event in Europe; it’s certainly the most striking I’ve ever had the pleasure [...]

The Front Bottoms – Live @ Sound Control

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Friday 29th August, Manchester On a rainy Friday evening in Manchester I made my journey to Sound Control, one of Manchester’s blossoming venues for the club and live music scene. Upon arrival, I sensed tonight would be something a little different and my premonitions were correct – I felt like I had been taken back [...]

Evergreen Terrace – Live @ The Parish

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Wednesday 27th August, Huddersfield As last minute plans go this was one I was excited about for good reasons, mainly because it’s not often that I ever go to gigs in Huddersfield, or for that matter see/hear about hardcore or metal bands playing in this town. Having only been aware of Evergreen Terrace through friends [...]