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Turin Brakes – Bath Komedia

Some things are as reliable as he sun coming up in the morning, and one of those is a TB gig. I have seen them every year for an age now and they are never less than ace. If anything, … Continue reading

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Hawksley Workman – The Borderline

The teeny tiny Borderline is  tucked away downstairs just yards from the Friday night alcohol swilling young things of media Soho, the flirtatious Old Compton Street melange and the vaguely lost tourists of Charing Cross Road. Here I am slumped … Continue reading

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Sharon van Etten – Scala, London

You know how it is, sometimes you fall madly and deeply in love with an artist and their music, like I did with SvE’s Epic a couple of years ago and this year with Tramp. The music is contagious, addictive; … Continue reading

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Scott Matthews – Wolverhampton Newhampton Arts

Dang, you always know you’re going to get a good show with SM at the Newhampton Arts in Wolverhampton. Home town, good contingent of family and friends and the ever faithful like to the Pompey Posse, IDS and me. All … Continue reading

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Shearwater – The Cellar Oxford

The fact that Shearwater, purveyors of such monumental and remarkable music, are not simply huge is a continuing mystery to me. There is an upside however (for we cognoscenti at least) in that you can still get to see them … Continue reading

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Roddy Woomble – Cheltenham Town Hall

Here is a voice that has kept me company for these last 12 or 14 years. Part of the exhilarating soarings of Idlewild at their best, providing the shimmering soundtrack to the youth I wished I could have had, re-written or re-lived, and … Continue reading

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Bravo Brave Bats – Grain Barge

I promise to shut up about Bravo Brave Bats for a bit now, but before I do, a few words and some grainy pix to mark their support slot for EJ Esau at the Grain Barge last eve hot on … Continue reading

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