Reviews Archive

Last Week’s Gig Reviews

The live action began this week on Monday at the Electroacoustic Club at the Slaughtered Lamb pub in Barbican where there were a couple of acts that I was keen to catch up with and some surprise guests. Well, there were some surprises, as ...Read More

Reading Festival 2008 Review

The Reading festival of 2008 did not see many early birds as campers as the volume of early arrivals was lower.However, by the end of the festival, 80,000 or more had let the musical event and its festivities rejuvenate the cores of their being. ...Read More

READING Festival 2009: The Best Year Ever?

It was the year of 1971 when the first festival was held at Little John’s farm on Richfield Avenue. The town of Reading was invaded by good music and throughout the year the festival became a genuine tradition. Each Reading festival brought something new, ...Read More

INDIE STREET: Last week’s gig reviews

Gigs The very title of this section is misleading as I have only been to one gig this week due to the extreme cold (a lousy excuse from a guy who used to live in Toronto) and the fact that there weren’t many. So ...Read More

INDIE STREET: Last week’s gig reviews

Hello and welcome to another week in a city that will prove to be as multicultural as you like as time goes on. It all started out in the 12 Bar Club which, on Tuesday, played host to some of the best folk/rock performers ...Read More

GIG REVIEW: Xfm Winter Wonderland

Kaiser Chiefs The Rifles Iglu and Hartly Ida Maria Ladyhawke White Lies Brixton Academy 2nd December 2008 Back in the early nineties I watched a mini-festival in London organised by a radio station that barely existed. It featured the royalty of indie at the ...Read More

GIG REVIEW: The Anomalies

Proud Galleries Thursday 6th November The Anomalies are an animated assortment of indie slash hip-hoppers from a small town in the Midlands. Founder members Murphy and Sam a.k.a. Mouthmaster Murph and Goldseal decided that in order to hear the kind of music that they ...Read More