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The Cure play their first three albums at a gig"
I guess you need something truly spectacular nowadays to make this ‘playing of an old album’ an EVENT. It seems like every band under the sun is out there playing their classic debut or career high point record. Great if your a fan, but hardly worthy of a mention in the real world. The Cure, […]
HM The Queen 2012 jubilee – Which bands are playing?"
What rubbish old rock stars do you reckon will be kow-towing to the royals? Comments please!
LTW presents Simon Reynolds in conversation with John Robb"
Simon Reynolds is in conversation with John Robb About his new book ‘Retromania’ Location: Manchester Waterstones Date/Time:Tuesday June 7th – Its a 7pm start This will be a great debate about a brilliant book and where music is at now – Read John Robb’s ‘Retromania’ review Here Tickets: ÃÂ£5 / ÃÂ£3 for Waterstones Loyalty card […]
Frank Turner streams ‘England Keep My Bones’"
Everyones favourite punk/folk singer Frank Turner is streaming his fourth studio album ‘England Keep My Bones’ ahead of its official release. The album isn’t released until Monday 6th June , however you can hear it in full here. ‘England Keep My Bones’ (Xtra Mile Records), is the follow-up to the former Million Dead frontman’s 2009 […]
10 new groups to refute ‘Retromania’"
10-New Groups To Play to Simon Reynolds by Simon Morgan In his latest blockbuster, ”ËRetromania’, Simon Reynolds (LTW Review) argues that ”Ëthe past is calcifying contemporary music. More than that, he suggests, it threatens to disable the possibility of new or futuristic music being created’ (Sukhdev Sandhu, Observer: 29/04/11). OK, OK, stop sniggering at the […]