The Cure, Glastonbury 2019

The Cure, Glastonbury 2019

Where do you start? How do you finish? What can you say about perfection? Which song made you cry with joy first? Why didn't you know before this that you loved them? Who didn't enjoy this? When will we see something like this again? The Cure have been around for as long as I have [...]

Liam Gallagher, Glastonbury 2019

  He looks great. Parka. Of course. Confident. Purposeful. No longer trying to reclaim his place but, instead, reminding everyone why he was able to reclaim it in the first place. "Rock 'n' Star" would be a cliche for anyone else but for Liam it is both calling card and statement of fact. He sounds...good. [...]

The Beths, The Mash House, Edinburgh, 13/5/19

The Beths, The Mash House, Edinburgh, 13/5/19

  I've been a mess of late... Health problems...physical and mental. Burn out at work. A invisible weight pushing me down...down...down... Salvation can come from unusual sources. Sunlight bathes the cobbles of the Cowgate as I wend my way to the Mash House to bend the knee and doff my cap to Kiwi jazz enthusiasts [...]

The Selfish Jeans…Talking at Gigs

The Selfish Jeans…Talking at Gigs

Sonya Madan is a quiet, near serene, presence on stage. Possessed of a calm and peaceful form of confidence that comes from knowing that just because you are talented you don't have to be arrogant. Nice. When someone like that is driven to say... "If you wanna talk...please fuck off." Please. Even in that moment...good [...]