Monday, September 16, 2019

Live Review: The Wandering Hearts – Bush Hall, London

On the back of releasing the critically-acclaimed debut album Wild Silence, the alt-country Americana quartet The Wandering Hearts went on their first UK headline sell-out...

Live Review: Mothers – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

The last time Mothers were in the UK was at the Green Man Festival in 2016. For some reason their slot was...

Live Review: Courtney Marie Andrews – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

As a promoter in a previous lifetime, these nights would be the ones I'd look forward to most. Sold-out, great support, even better headliner,...

Live Review: Phil Cook – Rough Trade, NYC

If you have not seen Phil Cook live yet, whether he’s playing alongside Mike Taylor in the dominant Hiss Golden Messenger lineup or solo...

Live Review: The National – Sounds Of The City, Manchester

Manchester's Sounds Of The City - set in the 8,000-capacity city-centre Castlefield Bowl, has offered up some real gems this year. From...

Live Review: Bryde – Camden Assembly, London

“We love you Birdy,” shouted one gig goer...if that was the gig they were after then they would still have been pleasantly surprised at...

Live Review: Lucy Rose – Oran Mor, Glasgow

Moving to a new city can be difficult for some people, especially one as cold and wet as Glasgow (I believe the word is...

Live Review: Villagers – Gorilla, Manchester

Friday 19th October in Manchester was a night of opportunity and a plethora of choices for live music - Beach House were smashing it...

Live Review: The Staves – Gorilla, Manchester

In the week following the horrific attack in our city, it was wonderful to see such a packed and joyful crowd coming out on...

Live Review: Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker – The Sage, Gateshead

“That cover of Sandy Denny was good, but not as good as Sandy Denny.” Josienne Clarke introduces Fotheringay from past reviews, mid-set. It was...