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Groezrock: Different Country, Same Shenanigans

My first ever proper gig was a music festival – the Big Day Out at the Milton Keynes. And I’ve been taking them on ever since. But this year was the first year I’ve taken one on that’s outside the … Continue reading

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The People’s Music: Public Enemy and Joanna Gruesome

On Friday I missioned it up to Manchester to watch Joanna Gruesome and Perfect Pussy play Manchester. My mate Jamie and I had a bit of time to kill and ended up at the People’s Museum in Manchester, which charts … Continue reading

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Quicksand: The Smiths, Rhythms and Punk Rock

Quicksand are one of those bands that I missed out on seeing live in their heyday, so they justified a road trip with a good bunch of mates to see them in Camden’s Electric Ballroom. To my mind, they’re one of the … Continue reading

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Getting into new / old music

I’m someone who’s a little predictable with my music buying habits. I obsess over new music, and rarely look backwards. It often takes lifts in friends’ cars for me to be reminded of amazing music that I have in my … Continue reading

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Sŵn Day 4: Celebration

As at day 4 of any festival, being awake at a reasonable hour is quite a task, so I only got up in time to catch the end of Winter Villains at the Angel Hotel, and promptly wished I’d sorted … Continue reading

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Go Big Performance from Jimmy Eat World

It’s taken me a couple of weeks to write this post. Part of that’s because I’m lazy, but also because I’m a bit of a Jimmy Eat World obsessive. I’ve been a fan for years but the point’s been reached … Continue reading

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The funnest doom and gloom

I wasn’t going to blog about last night’s Loma Prieta, Bastions and Monolithian gig in Bristol’s Exchange – I’ve never had a chance to properly check out the bands, and I’ve got no desire to do an NME and criticise … Continue reading

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