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Starcrawler @ Colours, Hoxton, London 26 May 2022

Starcrawler are one of the bands I had missed most over the pandemic, quite possibly the band I missed most, having not seen them since late-2019 which is why, in the absence of a Norwich date, I was not going … Continue reading

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Starcrawler @ The Blue Basement, Third Man Records, London 21 May 2022

It starts to feel reassuringly ‘old normal’ when favourite overseas bands and artists start announcing dates in the UK. I have missed Starcrawler gigs as much as anyone’s during the pandemic lockdown years and was pleased to see their announcement … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile @ Rough Trade East, London 15 April 2022

A big gig in a small venue as far as I was concerned. Kurt Vile is someone I have really wanted to see live and I was very pleased to secure a ticket for this intimate solo set at London’s … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaning + POZI + The Wants @ The Village Underground, Shoreditch 3 March 2020

  My penultimate gig before the lockdown was in Shoreditch, a London away day gig to see Dry Cleaning, who I loved when they supported Bodega at NAC last year. They were supported at The Village Underground by Pozi, and … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + Pretty Sick + Glossii @ The Underworld, Camden 21 November 2019

Just over two years ago, in November 2017, after a short trip and very slow journey back from France I arrived back home tired and sleepless just a few hours before heading out again to one of the best and … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + Plague Vendor @ The Dome, Tufnell Park, London 26 June 2019

I couldn’t resist the opportunity to catch an extra helping of Starcrawler, one of my favourite bands, and so it was another away-day gig, this time to The Dome in London’s Tufnell Park. When looking for a bite to eat … Continue reading

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Lera Lynn + Worry Dolls @ Omeara, London 10 December 2018

Exactly a week after that beautiful Union Chapel gig where Courtney Marie Andrews healed our souls and we in turned tried to heal her cold I was back in the capital again for a gig by Lera Lynn, Omeara at … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews @ Union Chapel, Islington, London 3 December 2018

This year has been another vintage one for gigs and also one in which I’ve been lucky enough to see Courtney Marie Andrews performing live three times, twice in London and also that wonderful NAC gig. This was to be … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews @ Islington Assembly Hall + Rough Trade East, 24 April 2018

Courtney Marie Andrews in undoubtedly one of my favourite musical discoveries of the past few years, first coming to my attention on an outstanding live KEXP session but she’s been productively busy for a good ten years or so already. … Continue reading

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Starcrawler @ OMEARA, London 18 January 2018

In recent times a lot of the capital’s music venues have been closing at an alarming rate as a result of the difficult costs and gentrification. It can be sad and depressing reading seeings lists of lost venues.  I headed … Continue reading

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