Author Archives: Jon Mo

GALLERY: A Peaceful Noise, ULU, London, 25.11.17

A Peaceful Noise brought together Joshua Homme, Band of Skulls, Frank Turner and False Heads plus music fans for a special night at the ULU. Guest DJs, Carl Barat and Gary Powell from the Libertines then kept the party going…

PREVIEW: A Peaceful Noise

A Peaceful Noise returns for another special night of rock n roll in aid of the Nick Alexander Memorial Trust and Josh Homme’s Sweet Stuff Foundation. Special guest Josh Homme joins the already fantastic bill of Band of Skulls, Frank Turner and False Heads…..

PREVIEW: Off The Record, Manchester

Off the Record returns to Manchester’s Northern Quarter on the 10th November. Between 9.30am-6pm, the Methodist Central Hall will be hosting a conference featuring Label and publishing A&R, agents, tech start ups and impresarios, bloggers and promoters, looking to inspire and connect…

LIVE: By The Sea Festival, 2017

My extended festival season finally came to a close as I headed down to the sea side resort of Margate for the 3rd By the Sea festival. The coastal town dubbed Shoreditch-on-Sea, has had large investment in recent years to…

LIVE (Photos): Arcade Fire @ Castlefield Bowl, 06.07.17

The ‘Sounds of the City’ gigs at Castlefield Bowl are arguably the finest few days in Manchester’s live music calendar and 2017 hasn’t failed to impress so far. Tonight, Canada’s Arcade Fire bring their carnival of insanely talented, genre-spanning musicians…

LIVE (Photos): Richard Ashcroft @ Castlefield Bowl, 30.06.17

Amidst a shoal of recent, less relevant reformings and regurgitations, a live comeback worth making is happening tonight at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl. Welcome back Mad Richard! Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft takes to the stage with a swagger that bares his…

LIVE: The Maccabees @ Manchester Apollo, 27.06.17

A wet Tuesday night in Manchester – usually a bit of a non-event, but not so tonight… A bittersweet evening awaits. As any stalwart The Maccabees fan knows, they’re guaranteed a cracking gig, but they also know it’s time to say…