First off, it’s the warning: Warning! I am going to Edinburgh tomorrow. So you can expect a sudden flurry of activity here as I do my semi-annual batch of posts … Continue reading An anniversary, an apology and a warning.
Went to see Jimmy Cliff. Done a review for Latest 7 Magazine: Jimmy Cliff Posted in Latest 7, Music Reviews, Reviews, Under Review, Under Review “I bring peace and … Continue reading Jimmy Cliff review for Latest 7
It may appear that I have been lying dormant for several months, but in fact, I have been super busy: Too busy to blog. Been doing previews, worrying, rewriting the … Continue reading EdFringe 2014, Day -4: British Sabbath Time
The Concorde 2 was rammed with fans who had come to worship the guitar god. But as well as demonstrating his stupendously, blisteringly, blitheringly-amazing guitar skillage, Steve Vai certainly knew … Continue reading Steve Vai review
I’ve uploaded my first “mixtape” to mixcloud. Two “sides” of vaguely antagonistic music after a test ten-minute mix last week. I hope you enjoy it. It’s stupid. MIXMASTER JIMS SUPER … Continue reading Mixmaster Jim’s Super Mega Mixtape
Dweezil Zappa’s five piece band managed a faithful recreation of his father’s varied and complex music with members swapping from keyboards to brass instruments to vocals to create a far … Continue reading Zappa plays Zappa
I was a bit apprehensive about seeing Public Enemy. In fact, I’m a bit apprehensive about saying I was apprehensive in case my worry seems a little bit… I’m not … Continue reading We all salute Flavour Flav
The compact disc! Remember that? For those who were teenaged in the nineties, the advent of the compact disc seemed to herald the arrival of the future world. It was … Continue reading A compacted discus: Kurt Cobain on top of a drum kit
Eurovision. Drug of the nation. Breeding ignorance and feeding radiation. So sang The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy in the early Nineties, clearly missing the point. Eurovision is an excellent thing. … Continue reading Jim Holland’s TV OD
Here is not very controversial review of Gomez. http://www.thelatest.co.uk/brighton/2012/04/23/gomez/ Gomez It’s been fifteen years since they distinguished themselves from other nineties indie bands with their gruff blues-drenched tones, but hitting … Continue reading Go, Mez, Go!
This review apparently got a number of complaints. I wrote a first draft which said how I felt about the gig and it wasn’t very kind. I knew I should … Continue reading No more heroes anymore
I saw a thing. It was good. Read my slightly longer review at Latest 7 I took this photo as I made my way to the gig by hot air … Continue reading Adrian Edmondson and The Bad Shepherds