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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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Live Review: Ride – O2 Ritz, Manchester 28.04.2022

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Live review: Squid, Falmouth, May 18th: who finer to bring us back to the live experience?

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Del Amitri performing live

Following the release of their seventh studio album Fatal Mistakes last year, Del Amitri performed the perfect playlist of new material and nostalgia to a grateful Glasgow crowd. Del Amitri’s three-night run of sell-out shows at the iconic Barrowland Ballroom in December, including a night just for NHS workers, had to be postponed due to …

Marking the start of the UK leg of the ‘See You In The Future Tour’, tonight sees Waterparks perform at Leeds o2 Academy with support from Phem and Bad Suns. Having had a quick look on social media prior to arriving and seeing that some fans had been there since lunchtime, it was no real surprise to …

Blood Red Shoes finally made it back for a homecoming gig in Brighton after being cancelled at the beginning of the year for a night of guitar riffs and energetic electronic grudge  The Duo originally formed in 2004 and consists of band members Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell and have released six studio albums to …

By Olivia Kenny Manchester’s Academy 2 was flooded with energy on Saturday night when the Australian psych-rock band Pond took to the stage for the last night of their UK and European Tour. The band played a good mix of tracks, going back to their early releases with a medley of Moth Wings, Eye Pattern Blindness and Giant …

BY Adam and Hazel Littlemore What a fantastic festival this years Heelapalooza has been, with the amazing artists and bands that signed up to perform. The first band on was Picnic, who confidently opened the festival with their funky sound that had the whole crowd dancing along with Robyn’s powerful voice coupled with the lush …

Icelandic blues rockers KELEO rolled into Dublin’s 3Arena with support coming from Belle Mt and Juniusand attracting a 3000 strong audience. Opening the night fell on fellow Icelandic band Junius who came on stage at 7.45 with  Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson firstly saying hello Dublin the city of Luke Kelly and after their first song he …

This year Edinburgh’s Hidden Door festival was based at the old Royal High School on Calton Hill. This festival takes derelict buildings and sites and brings them back to life thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers. It is a hugely ambitious undertaking, ten days of live music, visual art, dance, theatre and spoken word. The …

Dark Mofo 2022 headliner, Kim Gordon and her band performed songs from her latest (and surprisingly, debut) solo release, 2019’s ‘No Home Record’. The sold-out crowd had come from all across Australia to see this one-off appearance with her band at The Odeon Theatre, and they would not have been disappointed, as she had assembled …

Tonight, Cate Le Bon dedicated the song ‘Miami’ to the late great Julee Cruise: a fitting reference to the style and enigmatic sounds of the Lynchian favourite – elements that Le Bon herself displayed throughout this bavura performance as part of the Dark Mofo Festival. The creaky old Odeon Theatre played its part on this …

The kids are alright – they’ve got Glastonbury and Reading but where do you go if you want a grown up festival? To a field situated somewhere between Bicester and Oxford apparently! Kite Festival is the brand new summer bash where you’re more likely to experience a book reading than blokes barfing. A festival that …