Reviews

Laura Veirs LIVE @ Islington Assembly Hall 21.11.13

With its high ceilings, art deco interior and grandesque air, the historic venue of Islington Assembly Hall seems the perfect setting to hear the dulcet tones of geologist stroke singer-songwriter Laura Veirs. Built in the ’30s, the stunning Assembly Hall…

Peter Hook & The Light LIVE @ Digital, Newcastle

Movement, Power, Corruption & …….. So, let’s get this out of the way, eh? Peter Hook was a member of two musical groups who used musical instruments to make music. Great music. Seminal fucking music.  Joy Division and Monaco were…

Welcome Pariah ‘Catch The Moment’ – EP Review

A modern day alternative rock band, mixed with a subtle 60’s psychedelic influence, and sprinkled with a contemporary twist…  Not many people can name many who can incorporate all three genres, and still sound ace.  However, this bazaar blending is…

Gigslutz Tracks Of The Week 15.11.13

Although Snow Patrol are most widely known for their emotive indie ballads and gentle, romantic lyrics, there was a time in their youth when they exuded a grunge-fused energy and punk-inspired attitude. And it is this side of his band…

The Rifles LIVE @ Kentish Town Forum 15.11.13

Tonight’s venue…..Kentish Town Forum. Tonight’s band….The Rifles. Tonight’s crowd…….avin’ it! Pre match pints start round the corner from the infamous Kentish Town venue at the equally infamous Assembly House. Walking through the ever so familiar crowd of Pretty Green, Weller…

Alice In Chains LIVE @ Manchester Academy 11.11.13

One of the things I love about Grunge was that it is so astoundingly of its time that even a few chords can evoke epic montages of 90’s pop culture.  Images of MTV Unplugged, Beavis and Butthead, Lollapalooza, Sonic Youth…

The National LIVE @ Manchester Apollo 11.11.13

Brooklyn based band ‘The National’ are over in the UK for some much anticipated shows following the release of one of this year’s more exciting albums ‘Trouble Will Find Me.’ The opportunity to see them in the UK was too much…