Gig Review – Turin Brakes Live in Nottingham

17 March 2018 at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham If I'm totally honest, I wasn't going to write a review of this gig.  I try not to repeat artists too much and a week had passed so I had decided to let someone else write it up this time.  However, I ended up changing my mind … Continue reading Gig Review – Turin Brakes Live in Nottingham

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Review – Invisible Storm by Turin Brakes

Album number 8 by SF favourites Turin Brakes was released to the world on 26 January 2018.  We've deliberately waited a while before writing a review so we could not only let the album get into our psyche and under our skin, but also so we could see the boys play some of the new … Continue reading Review – Invisible Storm by Turin Brakes

Gig Review – The Divine Comedy Live In London

22 February 2017 at The London Palladium The last time I saw The Divine Comedy live was around 2001 when they toured as a double headliner with Ben Folds.  I still remember that gig now and often cite it as one of my all time favourite nights of music.  Perhaps that's why I stupidly chose to … Continue reading Gig Review – The Divine Comedy Live In London

Retrospective: Albums Of The Year 2016

There has been a hell of a lot going on in the music world this year and it's certainly been one of loss and upset.  We've lost many big names throughout 2016 and it's been such a massive shock to the industry that it's left us wondering if we're in some sort of alternative universe. … Continue reading Retrospective: Albums Of The Year 2016

Gig Review – Teenage Fanclub Live in Cardiff

27 November 2016 at The Glee Club, Cardiff After seeing Teenage Fanclub back in September in London, I decided that I would definitely go and see them again when they toured their new album Here later in the year. So, I went along to Rock City in Nottingham and stuck to the floor having a lovely time … Continue reading Gig Review – Teenage Fanclub Live in Cardiff

Gig Review – The Trashcan Sinatras Live In London

13 November 2016 at The Garage, London A friend of mine reckons the name The Trashcan Sinatras sounds like they should be a punk band. He was somewhat surprised when I told him that they are in fact a Scottish indie band who deliver some of the most beautiful melodies and lyrics I've ever heard.  I sent … Continue reading Gig Review – The Trashcan Sinatras Live In London

Gig Review – Teenage Fanclub Live in London

5 September 2016 at Islington Assembly Hall, London Okay folks.  Anyone who regularly reads my articles (which is possibly just that one bloke that I know from many years ago) will know that I don't tend to write gig reviews in the usual way. In fact, I don't really write anything in the usual way, but I … Continue reading Gig Review – Teenage Fanclub Live in London