Live Reviews

Green Man 2015 @ Glanusk Estate, 20 – 23/08/2015
Despite only being in its teens, Green Man has already built up a reputation as an intimate gem of a festival, seated delightfully in the valleys and ...more
Circus City Summer Show @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 01/08/15
The Circus City Summer Show promises headline slots from two of its most promising artists, support from a variety of others, and some very special s...more
Farmfest 2015 @ Somerset, 31/07/2015 – 01/08/2015
Fast climbing up the ranks of the UK music festival scene, 2015 feels like a 'do or die' year for Farmfest. A compact but energetic weekend that’s d...more
Secret Garden Party 2015 @ Abbots Ripton, 23 – 26/07/2015
Secret Garden Party 2015 promises a world of childhood magic and adventure, with a programme emulating a golden era of children’s literature. The bo...more
New Palace Talkies, Rhain @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 29/07/2015
Gathering for a last minute gig from rising Bristol promoter Chiverin, a hoard of local music fans tackle The Louisiana tonight. Of those performing, ...more
Badly Drawn Boy @ St George’s, Bristol, 24/07/2015
There’s understandably a sense of anticipation as audience members await tonight’s performance from Badly Drawn Boy. The one-time chart topping ar...more
Blissfields 2015 @ Hampshire, 02 – 05/07/2015
My relationship with Blissfields is far from rocky. As a reviewer, I’ve attended the event for half a decade. As a fan, it’s been longer still. Al...more
Alden Penner & Michael Cera @ Exchange, Bristol, 24/06/2015
When a TV or movie star crosses over to the music industry, there's the usual groans of discontent; watching Adam Rickett writhe around naked in a gia...more
Jaako Eino Kalevi @ The Courtyard, London, 19/06/15
You can be the most talented, virtuosic musician in the world, but in the realms of pop music at least, there is a certain magic or chemistry, or magi...more
Parklife 2015 @ Manchester, 06-07/06/15
“All the people, so many people” - 140,000, to be exact, as we pull up to Heaton Park, overwhelmed by the stifling crowds ahead of us. We wander a...more