Monthly Archives: September 2014

Break up tape for indie Scotland

At the end of any relationship it is necessary to make yourself feel better by compiling a break-up tape as a soundtrack to your loneliness. On the eve of the referendum vote for Scottish independence, this is my break up … Continue reading

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Moon Duo

At Hebden Bridge. Mon 1st Sept. 2014

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Ela Orleans at Wharf Chambers, Leeds

I loved this gig. As soon as it was over I wanted to experience it all again. It was beautiful. Wharf Chambers is a lovely place to see bands – the sound is good, the locals and staff are friendly, there’s … Continue reading

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Rebellion Festival in Blackpool

Rebellion was fun. The first band I saw was Guida. They soon had the room full of spikey haired punks doing the ‘Quo dance. They were ace. I led a ‘Here’s 3 chords, now form a ukulele band’ workshop and … Continue reading

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Last weekend of the Grosvenor featuring Hard Skin

It was a sad/happy weekend. The final weekend of our favourite venue. The ONLY reason to go south of the river. I loved the Grosvenor for the following reasons: 1. they had a great selection of herb tea. If you were … Continue reading

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Stop Bombing Children!

Not a gig, but this little girl needed drawing. She was so amazing! She led the chanting for hours. Her strong clear voice shouting “FREE FREE PALESTINE!”. It was a massive march from Downing Street to the Israeli Embassy. Thousands … Continue reading

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Sleaford Mods

Sleaford Mods at the Lexington, London. 18th July 2014. 

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