August 2016

August was a quiet month. Everyone seems to be away at festivals.

This month’s bands

New bands are in italics

Bands I liked

Danny and the Champions of the World, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, Steve James Adams, Pix, Pumarosa, Porridge Radio, Frauds, Dressmaker, Calva Louise, Gillbanks, Nosebleed, Bella Figura, Bette Noire, Bo Ningen, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Dronningen, Thurston Moore, Mothers Xylaroo, The Wild Things

Bands that were okay

Applewood Road, Gwenno, Charla Fantasia, Mad Kid Library Trap, Spinning Coin, Whooperups, Young Romance, Evans the Death, Skinny Milk, Bo Gritz, You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons, Electric Child House, Little Green Men, The Confederate Dead, The Wholls, Fil Bo Riva

Bands I won’t be going out of my way to see again

Kurt, Them Sonny Green, A Standard Model, Bandler Ching

Best Gig

I think for the combination of ambiance and a great performance by Pumarosa. The Gwenno evening at the the Globe Theatre was a nice introduction to a new band and a great new venue

Best new band

Pumarsoa

Best photo

Nosebleed

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