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2014

My Review of 2014

This year, even more gigs – 140 to be precise. Helped largely by regular visits to Daylight Music at the Union Chapel. …

My Top Albums of 2014

A quick run down of my favourite albums of 2014. A New Nature, Esben and the Witch To Be Kind, Swans In …

Top Photos 2014

I took a lot of photos at gigs this year. Most were taken with a compact camera and came out okay. But …

2014 Storified

2014 as it happened, as captured on Storify [View the story “Gigs 2014” on Storify]

GigSlutMas

If you regularly gig in London then there’s a chance you might have bumped into Roger Mairlot, aka ‘The Gig Slut. Roger …

Stealing Sheep

I’d not seen Stealing Sheep for a few years. So I thought I’d catch up with there Christmas concert at the Oslo. …

Kingsley Chapman

The first gig of Kingsley Chapman’s new band. It was a really enjoyable and proficient first gig with him returning with some …

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 …

The Wytches

Another Wytches gig. This time their biggest UK headline gig at a sold out Scala. You could tell they’re getting more radio …

Paper Aeroplanes.

Sometimes you can do too much. Tonight’s gig at the Union Chapel was one such gig. I’d seen the singer of the …

Jack White at the O2

I’ve seen Jack White a few times in the last few years. I think he’s good value for money, but I did …

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 …

PINS (and the Growlers)

I’ve been trying to catch PINS for what seems like an age. Every time they play London I seem to already have …

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 …

Honeyblood and Superfood

One of those evenings when I’m here to see the support act more than the headline. I’ve seen both bands before. I …

Thurston Moore

With a great new album out. One that’s the most ‘Sonic Youth’ album since the split. I was expecting great things from …