Violent Femmes

June 18th – The Troxy. Walking in to this gig, I knew that it could go one of two ways – disaster or amazing. With it being their first gig in London since 2006, would the Gordo & Brian dynamic explode all (more…)

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Portishead Istanbul

Here is the legendary British band Portishead in flow during their first ever concert in Turkey as part of the Midtown Fest at Istanbul’s (more…)

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Virtual Insanity

With its moving walls, mammoth cockroaches and bleeding couches, the video for Jamiroquai’s 1997 dance-funk hit brought the British band fame on both sides of the pond. Singer Jay Kay brought his dance moves and stylish hat to the 1997 VMAs, where he recreated the (more…)

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Simply Soweta Encha

Yesterday I bumped into Simply Soweto Encha (aka Africa Entsha) performing in New Street, Birmingham pre their upcoming show at (more…)

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The Libertines

Out of all the gigs that were announced for the Summer, the Libertines headlining in Hyde Park for British Summer Time was the gig I couldn’t wait for. Just the thought of Pete Doherty and Carl Barat being on the same stage again sent (more…)

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passenger

“I’ve never heard Birmingham so quiet”, said the person standing next to me as the artist known as Passenger performed one of his new songs that was written in Minneapolis in response to a (more…)

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King Unique

King Unique realises the Official Video for YohKoh which features ‘films of sunlight made by fans & friends all over the world, edited together with no filters & no effects – just the sun as you (more…)

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LifeLine Arts

Morag Donnelly of Lifeline Arts titles this picture ‘Last moment of one dance’. LifeLine Arts is essentially Life Drawing and in the words of Morag Donnelly: “in a way where we are (more…)

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