I've always had a list of bands and artists I simply must see live, and I can never tick off the entire list because I'm constantly adding more. This year I've a lot of musts... Better Oblivion Community Centre- I have tickets to see these, so it's a guaranteed tick. The brainchild of Conor Oberst … Continue reading My Must See Musicians 2019
I like to make little lists looking forward, because it's kind of exciting and I feel like it makes them come quicker. I thought today that I'd share this list, specifically this time with what gigs I've got coming up.. All of these are in London, because that's basically the only place near me to … Continue reading A Year Ahead In Gigs
As I write this I'm blasting the new Paramore album out today- After Laughter. When I was growing up I was a massive fan. I have very clear memories of doing my paper round with Riot! on a constant loop. But I won't lie, I'd forgotten about them and wasn't anticipating any new music... and then they … Continue reading More Paramore + I Got Tickets!
A recent tweet from Gabrielle Aplin got me thinking about where the future of support bands lies. In said tweet, she mentioned that it was increasingly hard to book bands to open for her on tour, without giving reason, but it's perhaps pretty obvious. With the internet at our fingertips new music has never been … Continue reading Do Support Bands Have A Future?
Something I always like to do before going to a gig/concert/show (delete as necessary) is look up the setlists from the bands last few shows. I like to obsess over which songs are being played, what they open and close with, which songs are saved for the encore, whether they mix it up each night … Continue reading The Great Debate- Setlists..