Tag: 2013

ALL TALK: WHAT HAS BEEN THE GREATEST YEAR FOR MUSIC?

This month we invited our writers to get all wistful and nostalgic and cast their eyes and ears over their record collections/iTunes folders, dig out their old ticket stubs and tell us what has been the greatest year for music within…

Best & Worst of 2013: Movies

Best Indie: “The Spectacular Now”: James Ponsoldt’s tender teen romance is not only a love story, it’s a meditation on adolescence, devoid of formulaic platitudes. Even the supposed foundation of the story, the bad boy/good girl relationship, sidesteps cliché. This film…

The Pogues LIVE @ Brixton Academy 20.12.13

Once again, The Pogues returned to Brixton to mark the end of their traditional Christmas tour. Proceedings were more emotionally charged this year due to the recent passing of guitarist Philip Chevron, who’s contribution was honoured in the best way…

Festival Number 6 Review

Expectations, expectations…. With stylish, well thought out design Festival No 6 promised a lot with a classy, mature, well put together roster of acts in the incredible coastal location of Portmeirion in Wales. Walking through the village is a treat,…

Babyshambles LIVE @ 02 Acedemy Newcastle 5.9.13

Pete Doherty.  What’s he all about then these days? As Sick Boy from Trainspotting might have said, “Had it, Lorst it”. Once a hero of mine his slow demise over the years has been both tragic and embarrassing. With that…

Strawberry Fields 2013 Review

The weekend started with a leisurely drive to Leicester. Now I have an deep rooted dislike for the place. I spent a single year of uni in the ‘city’ thanks to a set of horribly miscalculated A Level predictions and…