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2015

My Review of 2015

This year, I got to even more gigs than ever before, 183 in total. I managed three full festivals, The Great Escape, …

My Top Albums Of 2015

Sprinter – Torres Holding Hands with Jamie – Girl Band The Race for Space – Public Service Broadcasting Distractions – Sauna Youth …

Top Photos From 2015

I went to over 180 gigs this year and had a camera with me at the majority of gigs. I also had …

December Review

This month’s bands New bands are in italics Bands I liked: Josh T Pearson, Savages, James McVinnie, Dronningen, Shopping, The Wharves, Queen …

Gig Slut Christmas

If you go to enough London gigs you’ll eventually bump into a guy who’s been nicknamed ‘the Gig Slut‘. Roger gigs for …

GANG

Closing off my evening in Brighton, I dropped into Sticky Mike’s to catch Gang. I’d heard a song from them on 6Music. …

Membranes

As I was spending an extra evening in Brighton for the Boro match on the Saturday, I decided to take the opportunity …

The Carnabys

I caught the Carnabys playing at the Great Escape and thought they were mildly diverting so took the offer of a £1 …

Serac

Friend playing a market in Notting Hill just off Portobello Road.

British Sea Power

British Sea Power (south) accompanied their friend Jock Scott at the Lexington with a short but very sweet mini set by the …

Daylight Music 210

I got lucky today. One of the Daylight photographers had to drop out and asked me to cover this, the final session …

Queen Kwong

Heading up from the Rough Trade I only managed to catch the last two songs of Loom who seemed to be suffering …

Jennylee

It’s a few years since I saw Warpaint. I wasn’t overly keen on their second album and they started to play bigger …

Shopping

Good evening in the company of the excellent Wharves and fun Shopping.

Dronningen

Bit of a random tonight. Dronningen had been recommended by a couple of people as a band to catch and based on …

Daylight Music

Today’s Daylight Music was the most exciting visual spectacle, with James McVinnie playing the Chapel’s organ. Unfortunately, the organ is behind the …

Savages at the Dome

It’s been a while since the Savages played their own headline UK gigs. Unfortunately, they have been two timing us with the …