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Lift To Experience

Josh T Pearson’s one of my favourite artists. I stumbled upon him at SXSW in 2011. Since then, I’ve tried to catch …

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Camden Rocks

I last went to Camden Rocks in 2014. I enjoyed the day but thought the over emphasis on hard rock left me …

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May 2016

Finally catching up with myself, only a month late. But May was another busy month with the Great Escape and a whole …

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BC Camplight

A free Saturday afternoon gig at Rough Trade seemed like the perfect companion to the midday Daylight Music. So I sauntered down …

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Daylight Music 225

The Kindling playing Daylight Music again with new material. Like last time, the venue really suits their music giving it a big …

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Slow Club

This was a really lovely little gig. Slow Club doing a low-key gig without their band but I’m a very relaxed mood, …

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Yak at Dingwalls

This gig is definitely going to feature amongst my gigs of the year. Yak were simply at the top their game with …

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NOTS

NOTS were one of my highlights of The Great Escape and produced one of my favourite albums in 2015. So I was …

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Aussie BBQ London

One of the things I liked about SXSW is the nationally supported events to promote their own music industries that take place …

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The Great Escape 2016

My third visit to TGE and another enjoyable break. After my first visit, I dropped the criteria for TGE to be deemed …

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Yuck

Following on from Duke Garwood, it was off to a gig at Stick Mike’s, one of my favourite venues in Brighton. By …

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Duke Garwood

Arriving in Brighton early for the Great Escape, I thought I’d catch some of the evening’s gigs. First up was Duke Garwood. …

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Jambinai

Jambinai, a South Korean prog-rock ambient instrumental band playing traditional Korean instruments mixed with guitars is the kind of band you stumble …

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Evil Blizzard

After the afternoon’s Eurovision special at Daylight Music. What better way to cleanse my music palette than to have my head pummelled …

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Daylight Music 223

Another afternoon covering Daylight Music. This time it was a fun ‘Eurovision’ themed session with artists from Europe and Australia(!). From a …

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Kagoule

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Duke Spirit

I like the Rough Trade inshore gigs. They’re a good way of catching bands I might not otherwise listen to, before heading …