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Ummagma: Frequency – EP review"
It’s all very nice and cosmic
Night Dials: Waiting At Your Door/Little Flame- single review"
Night Dials Ciao Ketchup Recordings Waiting At Your Door/Little Flame Out Now Lo-fi melodic minimalism from London garage-psych delinquents with big ambitions. Recent years have seen an explosion of new garage-psychedelia groups, everywhere from San Francisco to Glasgow. While Ty Segall and John Dwyer may be scene kings Stateside, here in the UK there are similar […]
Happy Mondays: Cardiff University SU – live review"
Happy Mondays Cardiff University, SU 29th November 2015 Mancunian legends, Happy Mondays bring their Pill ‘N’ Thrills and Bellyaches 25th Anniversary celebrations to the Welsh capital. Simon Tucker was there. So it’s been twenty five years since those Manchester purveyors of alt-punk funk combined forces with House music DJ Paul Oakenfold to release an album […]
If there is one gig you must go to this week! Public Enemy in Liverpool"
Live in Liverpool this Wednesday with Their live show came complete with Chuck D’s stern and powerful raps, Flavour Flav’s lunatic presence and their own security dressed in army fatigues and was confrontational, thrilling, thoughtful and posted of a strange and powerful energy and a total funk avalanche of distorted heavy beats and hip hop power at its very best.
New Order: Civic Hall, Wolverhampton – live review"
New Order Civic Hall, Wolverhampton 24th November 2015 If there’s one thing that’s stable about New Order, it’s their sincerity. The line-up may have changed over the years but the band, a Mancunian institution in their own right, have always kept their integrity consistent. Since their formation following the death and demise of Ian Curtis […]