Live Review: Bear’s Den – Newcastle

Bear’s Den Newcastle University, Newcastle, 10 November 2019 Words and Photography: Callum Robinson On a cold November night in Newcastle, Bear’s Den filled the crowd with warmth and emotion as they played to a full house at Newcastle University. I’ve been wanting to see Bear’s Den ever since they released their album Islands, back in … Continue reading

Live Review: Berries – London

Berries COLOURS, London, 6th November 2019 Words: Nick Jacques It was a special night for the band Berries. They graced the stage at Colours (formerly known as the Hoxton Bar & Kitchen) to promote their new EP Lies along with some exciting support in the shape of Chorus Girl and The Franklys.  Colours is an … Continue reading

Live Review: Saint Agnes – London

Saint Agnes Dingwalls, London, 24th October 2014 Words: Nicolas Jacques Photos: Amy Butcher Ah the Dingwalls of Camden….. A venue that is steeped in history and to this day has managed to retain its status as a prominent venue for punk and rock royalty. And on this occasion, the stage was graced by London’s very … Continue reading

Live Review: Pom Poko – London

Pom Poko The Scala, London, 23rd October 2019 Words: Nick Jaques When I rocked up to the familiar sight of the Scala, from the outside amongst the usual buzzing surroundings, there was a lack of activity on the door, which I found a bit precarious as this gig promised to showcase some of the most … Continue reading

Live Review: The Peach Fuzz – Liverpool

The Peach Fuzz Phase One, Liverpool, 18th October 2019 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina This was not the first time I’d seen The Peach Fuzz this year, nor was it the first time I’d seen main support Saytr Play. It was a bit of a dangerous mix and I think, this time, for me the … Continue reading

Live Review: Ten Tonnes – London

Ten Tonnes/h2> Electric Brixton, London, 10th October 2019>/h5> Words: Claire Hingley Well, I`ve seen Ten Tonnes so many times, that I’ve actually lost count. Alone this year I have seen him 8 times and he is just SO good live, that it still doesn’t seem enough to me! Now, unless you`ve been living under a … Continue reading

Live Review: The Big Moon – London

The Big Moon The Lexington, London, October 17th 2019 Words & Photos: Amy Buther Ever since I saw The Big Moon at Standon Calling festival earlier this year I have been obsessed with this four-piece and their music. Their debut album ‘Love in a 4th Dimension’ and recent singles ‘It’s Easy Then’ and ‘Your Light’ have … Continue reading

Live Review: Fangclub

Fangclub The Zanzibar Club, Liverpool, 2 October 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert All of a sudden it seemed, according to Facebook posts, that winter had hit. People were turning the heating on, dusting off the hot water bottles, and playing competitive coldness. But why put the fire on when you could go to … Continue reading

Live Review: Sophie and The Giants – Liverpool

Sophie and The Giants Sound, Liverpool, 30 September 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert Sophie and The Giants are a band that come with a great reputation, and I was feeling pretty left out on the hype that is building around them purely because I had missed watching them at so many festivals. Fortune … Continue reading

Live Review: The Post Romantics – Liverpool

The Post Romantics The Zanzibar, Liverpool, 20th September 2019 Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Gary Lambert Anyone who goes to gigs in Liverpool will probably have seen one of two of The Post Romantics crew out and about. After all, they go to more gigs than me! They genuinely love music, love gigs and support their … Continue reading

Live Review: Average Sex, Preston

Average Sex The Ferret, Preston, 11th August 2019 Words: Julia Grantham Photography: Gary Lambert Walking into The Ferret in Preston a couple of Sundays ago, I couldn’t help but be struck by how quiet the venue was. Having seen many gigs there before and a few sold out shows, it was a strange experience to … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten, Newcastle

Sharon Van Etten Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle, 20th August 2019 Words & Photography: Sammy Sadler From the first track I listened to by Sharon Van Etten, I was hooked. I was first introduced to the Brooklyn-based musician and actress whilst listening to copious amounts of The National and it was Van Etten’s silky … Continue reading

Live Review: Headclouds, Newcastle

Headclouds 10th August 2019, Bobiks, Newcastle I love Saturday night gigs. They are the perfect time to grab a pint and let go of all the worries from the week before and it’s still far away enough to not feel those dreaded Monday blues. Despite opting for a diet coke, a rarity for me, I … Continue reading

Live Review: The Wombats, Manchester

The Wombats Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, 7 July 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert I truly believe that Castlefield Bowl is the greatest music venue on earth. Seriously! If you can find a venue that combines wonderful sight lines in the amphitheatre, easy access and egress, a remake of a Roman fort, a river, trains, … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Honeyblood, Liverpool

Honeyblood Liverpool Arts Club, Liverpool, 11th June 2019 Words & Photography: Gary Lambert When Honeyblood come to town, you really should go to watch them perform and when Honeyblood come to town with a newly enhanced lineup and a new album to entertain you with, then should becomes must.  For that reason, I was happily … Continue reading

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