[LIVE REVIEW] THOUGHT FORMS AT LEVEL 3

Slap bang in the middle of Melksham’s post-rock titans Thought Forms’ UK tour, a stop on the winding road at Swindon’s Level 3 proved to be and incredible and breath taking evening of power and sound. The evening was opened by The Hound on The Mountain, a solo project in the process of becoming aContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] THOUGHT FORMS AT LEVEL 3”

[LIVE REVIEW] INSECURE MEN AT THE WINDMILL

Before tonight not much could be guaranteed about Fat White Family founder Saul Adamczewski’s new project Insecure Men. They had previously performed one show somewhere in New York and the only real taste of the new venture could be found in Saul’s Karaoke for One a nine track album available on the Insecure Men SoundcloudContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] INSECURE MEN AT THE WINDMILL”

[LIVE REVIEW] BASEMENT – BUSH HALL (2/3/17)

With no backdrop and a minimal light show, Ipswich five-piece Basement take to the stage for their first of three headline dates at Bush Hall. The venue itself looks more likely to host a theatre performance than host an emo band but this only adds to the sense it being a real event. As theContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] BASEMENT – BUSH HALL (2/3/17)”

[LIVE REVIEW] ANTHRAX – KENTISH TOWN FORUM (10/02/17)

This was my third time seeing Anthrax, but it was my first and only chance to see my favourite album performed in full. As I arrived outside the 02 Forum in Kentish Town, the queue stretched all the way to the back of the building. It also began to snow but this did not dampenContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] ANTHRAX – KENTISH TOWN FORUM (10/02/17)”

[LIVE REVIEW] TWIN PALACE, HOTEL LUX & MELT DUNES @ UCA EPSOM

Look, this review is biased, ok? I put the gig on, most of these bands’ members came to the afterparty, some of them stayed on my sofa and Hotel Lux vandalised my fridge. But hey, sometimes you’ve gotta look past these tiny factors and just trust the authorial voice of the person writing it. ForContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] TWIN PALACE, HOTEL LUX & MELT DUNES @ UCA EPSOM”

[LIVE REVIEW] PUNK AND DISORDERLY SHOW AT UCA

In an unsettled time for the world, a healthy dose of punk rock was just the ticket to liven up the atmosphere on the UCA Epsom Campus. The first event of the academic year was organized by Mila Nixon and Kelly Ronaldson of UCA’s feminist society and it was a spectacular evening, the crowd wasContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] PUNK AND DISORDERLY SHOW AT UCA”

[LIVE REVIEW] THE HOTELIER AT THE DOME

The Massachusetts band have crossed the pond to play a rip roaring set at London’s Dome stage (25th Jan). As the lights dimmed and the four greasiest band members you’ve possibly ever seen took to the stage, the anticipation within the crowd became stratospheric. Within the first few seconds of the opening track ‘An IntroductionContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] THE HOTELIER AT THE DOME”

[LIVE REVIEW] DIY HELLO 2017 – (10/01/17)

Things took a slightly more mellow turn in this the second installment of DIY’s Hello 2017. The previous tuesday saw riotous sets from the likes of Goat Girl and Dead Pretties in a sterling opener for the weekly residency at the Old Blue Last. This week’s event saw a far more reserved opening with PumaContinue reading “[LIVE REVIEW] DIY HELLO 2017 – (10/01/17)”