Tag: live

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…

Ásgeir LIVE @ The Miller 30.10.13

Ásgeir walks through the crowd, band in tow, onto The Miller’s small stage.  At the tender age of 21, the Icelandic number 1 has a distinguished hairline and the beginnings of a beard.  The set begins with his older brother…

Arctic Monkeys LIVE @ Earls Court

Ten years ago who’d have thought that those spotty Sheffield teenagers singing about ‘dreams of naughtiness’ would become such superstars? On the fourth date of their complete sell out much awaited headline UK tour, they play the second night at…

Ghostpoet LIVE @ Hackney Empire 24.10.13

With one fist pumping the air Obaro Ejimiwe, otherwise known as Ghostpoet, walks onto the Hackney Empire’s stage.  To the right of me an over excited fan spills their beer and we both watch as it is absorbed into the…

Holograms LIVE @ The Lexington 21.10.2013

I arrive at the Lexington; the shabby baroque style of the downstairs pub area makes it look like some sort of mash-up between an American style lounge and Bordello from the 1920’s. Along the back wall of the bar there’s…

Guards LIVE @ Shacklewell Arms 15.10.13

‘Dude, do you own any trousers that aren’t black skinny jeans?’ ‘No.’ This was the exchange that greeted me on my way into the Shacklewell tonight and it just goes to show – this place has CHANGED. When I was…