Monday, December 08, 2008

05 December 2008: Levellers + Divokej Bill + Frank Turner - Engine Shed, Lincoln, England, UK

Having ended up on the wrong side of the River Witham I missed Frank Turner, but arrived in time to grab a drink before Divokej Bill appeared.

With what seemed to be an infinite number of musicians (well, eight at least) and a bass guitar that tested the eardrums, Divokej Bill pounded through their rock/folk/country/nu-metal cross-over repertoire and managed to keep the attention of the majority of the audience for most of their set.

I failed to catch any of the track titles, but most bounced along nicely and...[more]

Thursday, November 20, 2008

16 November 2008: Scouting For Girls + The Days + Sam Beeton - Trent FM Arena, Nottingham, England, UK

I normally dislike this sort of venue, but was pleasantly surprised by the Trent FM Arena. I wasn't subjected to a full body search on the way in, I wasn't treated like a sheep on the way in or the way out and I wasn't so far from the stage that the artist was the size of a pin head. All in all quite a pleasant surprise really, although I was standing and I don't think I would have liked the seats very much...[more]

Monday, November 10, 2008

08 November 2008: Eastfield + Obnoxious UK + Addictive Philosophy - Victoria Inn, Derby, England, UK

The train to Derby had us all packed in like cattle, which didn’t amuse any of the passengers who’d failed to get a seat. Just one more carriage would’ve made all the difference...[more]

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

03 February 2008: Nick Harper - Academy - Manchester

03 February 2008: Nick Harper - Academy - Manchester

What’s in a name? Well quite a lot if you’re the son...[more]