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Villagers: Great Band, a Good Set

Let me say this straight off the bat – I’m a big Villagers fan. Ever since I first saw them play a small stage at Reading, to when they supported Elbow on their arena tour, and now when they’re playing … Continue reading

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ArcTanGent: Maths can be fun

For the best part of a decade the tail end of my August was reserved for Reading Festival. I loved the fact that I could watch such a variety of modern indie and rock music with some great friends. But … Continue reading

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Invest in festivals: 2000 Trees

About a quarter of a million were at Glastonbury, but for me and a few mates, 2000 Trees was our first festival of the year. I went to¬†Reading religiously for over¬†of a decade, but there’s something awesome about attending a … Continue reading

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Camden Rocks: Indoors v Outdoors

In terms of blogging about Camden Rocks, perhaps an immediate review would’ve been bang on the money. But in terms of reflecting about what makes an event like this a success, I’ve benefitted from a few days to think about … Continue reading

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Good gig v Bad gig

It’s crazy how time changes you. When I was 16 all I wanted was heavy stuff to blow my socks off. Now I want contrast and intelligence. I’ve been a bit slack with blogging lately, despite having seen a fair … 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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