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John Paul White

Almost four years to the day after the Civil Wars split after Roundhouse gig, John Paul White returned for his first solo …

My Baby

My Baby played the local Rhythms of the World festival and went down well with the Hitchin audience. So it was no …

Swampmother

After the Cult of Dom Keller gig at Rough Trade, I headed along to the Old Blue Last to catch whoever was …

Portobello Music Festival

After the Rough Trade gig, I made my way up to Acklam Village at the top of the market. There was an …

My Baby

My Baby were one of the highlights of Rhythms of the World. They play an infectious style of blues mixed with a …

SXSW2016

I love Austin. It’s a relaxed city with a great love of music. This was my third visit to SXSW and this …

John J Presley

Another great evening of music from John J Presley and his grungy blues. Tonight supporting James Leg and in my opinion, a …

Primavera Sound 2015

I’ve always wanted to visit Barcelona, so Primavera seemed to give me a good reason to visit. Everyone I’ve spoken to about …

Songhoy Blues at Rough Trade

I’d heard a song by Songhoy Blues as part of a compilation and really liked what I’d heard, so I’d been keeping …

Saint Agnes

Saint Agnes

And so another year begins and it’s time to catch some new music. Tonight’s Artrocker gig at Hoxton Square featured three bands …

John J Presley at Green Note

I’ve been impressed by John J Presley. There’s a wash of similar sounding bands on the scene at the moment where you …

John J Presely

Although not the headline act (who due to late running, I didn’t get an opportunity to see), I’d come to see John …

Black Crowes at the Forum

As usual a great gig from the Black Crowes with a 2 hour set that mixed songs from their entire career. The …