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Mattiel + Honey Harper @ NAC 2 July 2019

In all honesty and with the best will in the world I could have really done with a few days to reflect and come back down to earth after that astonishing Starcrawler gig on Sunday and just a couple of … 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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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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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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