METZ / Wytches The Deaf Institute, Manchester 22/11/2013 Manchester’s stunning boutique venue, The Deaf Institute is happily sheltering an abundance of young adults from tonights wintery November nip. With it’s vintage wallpaper and am-dram style theatre seating plan, this small space will soon play host to a selection of grunge inspired noise from one of […]Read more "Live Review: METZ"
We ventured down to deepest darkest Wales at the weekend for a few days of beer, bands and banter thanks to those lovely folks at Green Man. Highs Woods • The Courtyard Bar • Gulps • Blaenavon • (Most of) The food • The Horrors • Withnail & I • Rad Stewart • Sweet Baboo […]Read more "Green Man"
Check out this stunning debut performance of ‘Concession Speech Writer’ by the brilliant Their / They’re / There. Thank God Chalk TV were there to capture the whole thing on video.Read more "Their / They’re / There"
This picture of Disclosure “performing” at Capital FM’s Summer Ball, mixed with Guy’s hole-digging, slightly contradictory statement about why the groups mixers weren’t actually plugged-in, simply proves that the band no longer have creative control over the things they do, and that they are in fact just a product. How on earth did we get to […]Read more "Disclosure"
Check out this awesome video of Tall Ships performing their brilliant single, ‘Gallop’ live at Maide Vale for the BBC.Read more "Tall Ships"
I found the idea of seeing Kraftwerk in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern a very appealing one. I mean let’s face it, they are one of THE most influential bands when it comes to modern electronic Pop music. But have you seen some of the snippets from their performances? I understand that there is a […]Read more "Kraftwerk"
The 1975 may have ruined my plans by cancelling their gig in Kingston tonight, but at least they’ve released a new song. There’s nothing quite like buffering a bit of bad news with something positive. Oh and I’ve rescheduled to go and see them in Southampton this weekend instead. I win!Read more "Head.Cars.Bending"
Run, Forever have quickly become one of my most listened to bands over the past week-or-so. Check out this excellent live version of, ‘Braddock Beach’ and take a moment to enjoy some great songwriting.Read more "Braddock Beach"
So there might be a new Yeah Yeah Yeahs album out in Spring 2013. That makes the need for the new year to come a little sooner rather than later. However in other, more upsetting news, Tubelord announced today that they will be playing a farewell show on the 31st December at TOBL. Which I […]Read more "Yeah Yeah Yeahs"