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The Temples at Rough Trade

Top Photos of 2017

As with previous years, lots of gigs and lots of photographs. Collected below is a selection from across the year. January February …

Top Albums of 2017

2017 was the first year I started to use a streaming service. I listened to a lot of new music without engaging …

2017 Storified

Sadly, Storify is closing it’s service. So I won’t be able to use it for 2018. I’ve grabbed this year’s and inserted …

Richard Dawson

December 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Laura Cannell, The Pictish Trail, Alabaster dePlume, Haiku Salut, Richard Dawson Artists that were okay These Feathers …

Matthew Bourne

November 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked The Orielles, Nordic Giants, Thurston Moore, Dove and the Wolf x2, Torres x2, Gurr, Daylight Angèle David-Guillou, …

October 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Wolf Alice, Seamus Fogarty x2, The Radiophonic Workshop, Ed Dowie, Gaygirl, Peach Club, Hotel Lux x2, Yak, …

The Band of Holy Joy at the Lexington

September 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Waxahatchee, Margaret Glaspy, Myrkur, Band Of Holy Joy, The Horrors, Graceland Artists that were okay Allison …

August 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked The Duke Spirit, Warm Digits, Nadine Shah, Flirting, Ghostpoet Artists that were okay Faces of Eve, Dream …

July 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Dilemma Collective, Benjamin Brooker, The Shivas, Public Service Broadcasting, Ezra Furman x2, This is the Kit, Mercury Rev, David …

Young Fathers at Rough Trade

June 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Jherek Bischoff, Liam Byrne, Agnes Obel, Young Fathers, Richard Dawson, Louis Barabbas, Idles, Songhoy Blues, Arvo Pärt …

May 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Otoboke Beaver, Gurr, Fable, Gabrielle Aplin, Dead Pretties, Aldous Harding x3, Pins, Dronningen, Rose Elinor Dougall, The Avulsions, Tired …

Karen Elson at Rough Trade

April 2017

This month’s bands Artists I liked Xenia Pestova, British Sea Power x4, The Blinders, Sorry (previously Fish), Phobophobes, Peluché, Harpo Smith, Nadine …

March 2017

This month’s bands Bands I liked Adrian Crowley, Mary and the Pigeons, Radie Peat, Idles, Sofasonic. Saint Leonard’s Horses, Ed Dowie, Guildhall Saxophone Ensemble, Gill …

The Temples at Rough Trade

February 2017

This month’s bands Bands I liked Vyk Non, Temples, The Leaf Library, Big Thief, Jess Williamson, The Vaulted Skies, Catholic Action, Hen Ogledd, Emma Kupa, …

January 2017

Okay catchup time. I fell behind early in January and never caught up. This month’s bands Bands I liked The Wharves, Ultimate …

Black Honey

A great line-up with Black Honey and Cabbage on the same bill. I've seen Black Honey many times. They're a fun band …

Asylums

As it was Independent Venue week I headed across to my own local venue, The Horn, to catch the Asylums. I’d seen …

Echobelly

An enjoyable evening reliving the 90s with the reformed Echobelly playing new material at the Lexington.

Rose Elinor Dougall

I have a massive soft spot for Rose. I first saw her support British Sea Power and I wasn’t too keen on …

Half Waif at Surya

Following on from Menace Beach, I headed up for a random at Surya with Half Waif, and I was really glad I …