Author Archives: Dan Bull

About Dan Bull

London. Likes: Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, Prince Charles Cinema, Duran Duran Dislikes: Soreen, All-hits setlists, "I liked them before everyone else..."

INTRODUCING: Raging Bull

Despite an underlying classic rock sound, London-based 3-piece Raging Bull’s story is set in the digital age, having met online. Unlike Tinder meet-ups, however, the band clicked, both musically and personally, bringing together their passion for rock in its various…

PLAYLIST: May 2016

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet… Crack the windows open, and have a little listen to this, curated by Team Gigslutz. Prince – ‘Stare’  We couldn’t have a playlist for the last month without a Prince track in. In…

LIVE: Travis – Kentish Town, Forum, London 09.05.16

With a merch stand selling tea towels and t-shirts with “Twenty Years” across the back, two things are clear; Travis have something to celebrate, surviving two decades that have seen them move away from the mainstream but consistently receiving strong…

COMPETITION: Win 2 Tickets To Beat-Herder

Following it’s 10th birthday celebrations last year, The Beat-Herder Festival returns to the North East in July for 3 more days of huge headliners and secret raves. Primal Scream top the bill, with ’60s folk-pop legend Donovan also playing, joined…

LIVE: Gregory Porter – Eventim Apollo, London 28.04.16

“My name is Kandace Springs and I’m from Nashville, Tennessee…” With her introduction sung rather than spoken, from behind a black, grand piano, there’s clearly something of the show woman on stage this evening, although the smooth beats might be more suited…

LIVE: Lake Street Dive – Scala, London 26.04.16

There must be something slightly intimidating about bearing your soul to a sea of eyes and ears, no matter how long you’ve been doing it. But standing on the stage of former cinema Scala, facing an audience on many (literal)…

COMPETITION: Win A Pair Of Tickets To Common People

Now in it’s second year, Bestival’s younger sibling Common People becomes a two-site festival for the first time in 2016, and we’ve got two pairs of tickets to give away. On May Bank Holiday (28th & 29th May) Southampton Common and…

PLAYLIST: April 2016

An hour – give or take – of what Team Gigslutz love this month: Baauer, M.I.A, G-Dragon – ‘Temple’  Taken from the highly anticipated debut from Baauer, ‘Temple’ ia a high energy banger with Eastern influences and dance-inducing bass, featuring…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Common People

Name: Common People Where: Oxford’s South Park and Southampton Common When: 28th & 29th May Headliners: Duran Duran, Primal Scream, Craig David’s TS5 Also Featuring: Katy B, Chas & Dave, Public Enemy, Palma Violets, Jamie Lawson, Pretty Vicious, The Sugarhill Gang, Gaz…