Live Reviews

LIVE: The Shakes @ The Brewery Quarter, Cheltenham

Having followed The Shakes over the last year, I was lucky enough to catch them at The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham recently and my word, I wasn’t disappointed. A warm-up bill for the fantastic Lakefest, the band are due to appear on…

LIVE: Nozstock The Hidden Valley 2022

Stepping into the hidden valley for the first time in three years was a fine sight for sore hands (thanks huge tent!) From the moment you enter, the friendly faces of all the staff and the warmness of those around…

REVIEW: Splendour Festival 2022

REVIEW: Splendour Festival 2022

After a 3 year absence the forever popular Splendour festival made a welcome return to the lavish lawns of Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, over the weekend of 23rd & 24th July. Following event cancellations due to the ongoing Covid restrictions the…

REVIEW: Download festival 2022

REVIEW: Download festival 2022

Following an outdated 4 day glitzy showbiz bash to show off someone who has enough bling to feed starving millions, 5 days celebrating heavy metal music seems the only appropriate event that would truly be a ceremony for kindred spirits…

LIVE: Public Image Ltd – Manchester O2 Ritz

Rating: Public Image Ltd (PIL) are one of the most important bands of all time. After leaving the Sex Pistols, frontman John Lydon has his work cut out, after all revolutionising music once is hard enough, surly twice is out…

REVIEW: The Great Escape pulls it off again!

Pic: Michael Burnell In Brighton for another year of discovering the hottest new artists shaping up the musical landscape. After a two year hiatus The Great Escape returns for 2022, with over 400+ bands across 35 stages. The festival gets…

LIVE: The Snuts @ Manchester Academy 27.04.22

Review and Photography by Jonathan Taylor Instagram: jonathantaylorphotography After the release of their critically acclaimed number 1 debut album ‘WL’ in 2021, The Snuts embark on a series of live show, playing venues that are the biggest capacity of their…

LIVE REVIEW: Paul Weller Leicester De Montford Hall 9.4.22

LIVE REVIEW: Paul Weller Leicester De Montford Hall 9.4.22

Presently reams of choral also rans rant and rave without intensity, eloquence, or direction, with an appetite to cash in on lukewarm squalid humdrum material, there can be little doubt regarding the longevity, ingenuity  and razor-sharp inventiveness of Mr Paul…