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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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Wooden Arms + Chalky Seas + Hot Raisin @ OPEN 14 December 2017

Other than a flying visit to play Marzano’s as part of BBC Introducing in Norfolk’s 10th birthday celebrations the other week this was Wooden Arms‘ first visit back to their home city in a year or so, not that there … Continue reading

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The Vagaband – Something Wicked This Way Comes, new album

A month or two ago José of The Vagaband was kind enough to give me a preview copy of new album Something Wicked This Way Comes.  I have been mightily impressed by it and think it features some of his … Continue reading

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Danni Nicholls + Hot Raisin @ The Guildhall. Punk in the Provinces @ NAC 23 November 2017

Before heading to The Guildhall I caught some of the excellent Punk in the Provinces, a conversational evening in the NAC Adnams Mission Hall Bar with engaging discussions and talks.  Starting shortly after 6pm the event was completely sold out … Continue reading

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Worry Dolls + Morganway + Lisa Redford @ OPEN 10 November 2017

It was only relatively recently that I first became aware of Worry Dolls through some browsing and exploring on YouTube and Spotify, so it was a nice moment of synchronicity and serendipity that soon afterwards I learned that Craig had … Continue reading

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PINS + Yassassin + Sink Ya Teeth @ Waterfront Studio, Norwich 6 November 2017

It can, and certainly has happened, that following a truly exceptional and brilliant gig the next one can feel like something of a damp squib in comparison.  However, after that extraordinary gig by Starcrawler at Bedfords Crypt I had no … Continue reading

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Starcrawler + New Scientists @ Bedfords Crypt, Norwich 3 November 2017

It already feels legendary. In fact, within moments of this gig finishing at least two people said to me “It felt like seeing Nirvana at Norwich Arts Centre!” – they should know, they were there. Alas I was not but … Continue reading

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