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Farao

After the Black Mountain gig I headed to the Lexington to grab some random bands. I arrived as Throws were midway through …

SXSW2016

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

Billie Marten

I’m catching up with some gigs from a few weeks ago and since this in-store occurred, Billie Marten has been named on …

Rockaway Beach

Now I’m not a snob. I don’t stay in posh hotels. When traveling, Travelodges are my mainstay and as a child, family …

The Great Escape 2015

Last year was my first Great Escape. As it billed itself as Europe’s SXSW, I went to the festival with high expectations. …

Daylight Music 28th February 2015

And so another Saturday and yet another eclectic line-up. Today three different styles of music. First up were Hayward and Parsons. Two …

Laura Groves

Another night at the Lexington and three new bands. First up was Alma Elste from France. Sadly I found the music and …

Rose Elinor Dougall

A free set from Rose supporting My Sad Captains at the Shacklewell. I first saw both bands supporting British Sea Power playing …

Four gigs, one day

One of those days when I decided to pack the gigs in. Staring midday at Daylight Music, with it’s usual eclectic mix …

Saint Saviour

Saint Saviour’s new album is a departure over her last album. It’s a much more personal album. Today’s gig in Rough Trade …

Daylight Music 18th October

This wasn’t the strongest Daylight Music lineup. I often find that when the lineup includes a choir, it’s not a strong week. …

Rhythms of the World 2014

And so it returns. After a rainy 2012 festival damaged Hitchin Priory’s grounds, there was no festival in 2013. As the organisers …

SXSW Music 2013

SXSW Music doesn’t officially start until the Tuesday and even then it’s only really a few locations playing music. But with so …

Be careful what you wish for

I’ve been trying to get hold of tickets for Frankie and the Heartstrings and Veronica Falls for over a year. Thanks to …