This month’s bands
Artists I liked
Xenia Pestova, British Sea Power x4, The Blinders, Sorry (previously Fish), Phobophobes, Peluché, Harpo Smith, Nadine Shah, Seán McGowan, Pumarosa, Novella, Average Sex, Thurston Moore, Hand Habits
Artists that were okay
Shawn James, Blue House, Sophie Hutchings, Arthur Lea, Lorenzo Masotto, Rose Elinor Dougall, Vinyl Staircase, Sam Rabin, Ten Tonnes, Karen Elson, Maxïmo Park, Dhrala, Amber Arcades, Sugar Candy Mountain
Artists I won’t be going out of my way to see again
British Sea Power took me on a mini tour of the UK. As always, they were excellent. Nadine Shah returned with a fantastic new sound. My highlight though, was the excellent Pumarosa at the Oval Space.
Best new band
There was no outstanding new band this month.
Albums of the Month
- Rock N Roll Consciousness – Thurston Moore