Esben and the Witch

I first saw Esben and the Witch at SXSW. I’d been told they were great live. I had a copy of their …

Ringo Deathstar

Ringo Deathstar

On paper it was a good line up. Ringo Deathstar, Lola Colt, and Parlour. Parlour I thought were slightly off form, Lola …

The Wytches at Rough Trade East

Wytches at Rough Trade East

Another night, another gig. The Wytches again impressing with a pretty long in-store set at Rough Trade East Afterwards I headed up …


The Wytches album launch

With a name like the Wytches and a penchant for slightly macabre songs. How do you launch your debut album. How about playing a …



A short but enjoyable gig from the rarely seen Sweethead. Sweethead Sweethead Sweethead Calling All Cars providing support

St Vincent at the Cambridge Junction

St Vincent

An interesting evening of music. St Vincent and Arc Iris. Both very talented individuals. Both, I think it’s safe to say, are …

DZ Deathrays

DZ Deathrays

I was looking forward to this gig. The DZ Deathrays sound great on disc and I’d heard their shows were good and …

Thee of Sees

Thee oh Sees

With so many bands in London with nothing to do due to the late cancelation of the Jabberwocky festival, it meant that …


Metz at the Horn

The wrong gig to forget my ear plugs for. Metz playing loud in a small venue. Great energy from these guys. But …


Robert Plant

Giving me an excuse to take a short break. I headed down to Glastonbury to see Robert Plant and the Sensational Space …



Genghar Genghar Alvvays – lovely voice and great catchy music Alvvays


Rhythms of the World 2014

And so it returns. After a rainy 2012 festival damaged Hitchin Priory’s grounds, there was no festival in 2013. As the organisers …


Hey Sholay at the Garage

Returning with new great sounding materials, tonight’s gig was the welcome return of Hey Sholay after a long break from playing in …


Eclectic Night

First up, my first 2014 Prom for an evening of Shostakovich, Bartok and Tavener Then hotfooting across London using a combination of …


TEEN at the Lexington

I saw TEEN at SXSW and enjoyed their performance and thought I’d give them another listen. First up were MYSTYRYS. They really …


Random Gig at 12 Bar Club

After attending Honeyblood, I decided to drop in on the 12 Bar Club to see whoever was playing. Beth Atwell – lovely …


Honeyblood at Rough Trade

Honeyblood playing an in-store gig at Rough Trade. Great music and I really like the lead singer’s voice.