I caught the duo Fat Concubine playing the Horn earlier in the year. While I think they left many bemused,
After only managing 23 gigs in 2021. This year was closer to being a normal year. Despite missing about a
It has been a weird year for listening to albums. I seem to have been listening to music less during
After train problems, leading to a much extended trip down to Brighton from Hertfordshire. It was a quick check-in before
This year is The Great Escape’s 15th ‘Anniversary’. A great achievement for the foremost new music festival in the UK.
With Record Store Day fast approaching, Jack White has just released a short video asking Sony, Universal and Warner to
We have heard a lot about music venues closing in the last few years. Before COVID, many venues were finding
Continuing the trend of listening to more new music, but without a daily commute, more thinly. There’s been a lot
The last 18 months have been traumatic for many. With the tragic loss of loved ones, long term illnesses, unemployment
In 2003, I picked up an album simply because of its title and the design of the cover. That album
After 16 months, it’s finally happening. From Monday, music venues will once again hold normal gigs with no social distancing.
There is not much I can say about 2020, that hasn’t been said many times before. Just like everyone, it’s
Most years, I see too many bands to come up with a ‘top list’. While there’s usually a standout performance
My listening habits have changed massively this year. I decided at the beginning of the year to make best use