Category Archives: Music

MUSE @ The o2

[picapp src=”7/9/a/a/The_Q_Awards_7033.jpg?adImageId=7413167&imageId=6915903″ width=”500″ height=”304″ /] Warning: Spoilers Muse have a following that at times strays close to extremism and turns their concerts into something like rallies.  The band, for their part, are always keen to put on a spectacle.  Their

MUSE @ The o2

[picapp src=”7/9/a/a/The_Q_Awards_7033.jpg?adImageId=7413167&imageId=6915903″ width=”500″ height=”304″ /] Warning: Spoilers Muse have a following that at times strays close to extremism and turns their concerts into something like rallies.  The band, for their part, are always keen to put on a spectacle.  Their

Paloma Faith

With a bit more narrative this album would make a wonderful, if weird, musical.

Paloma Faith

With a bit more narrative this album would make a wonderful, if weird, musical.

Imelda May @ Shepherds Bush Empire

“Imelda had a scan yesterday, which revealed she has a slipped disc.  If it was up to me, she wouldn’t be playing tonight, but she’ll probably do the show of her life, so enjoy.” To have your stage manager come

Imelda May @ Shepherds Bush Empire

“Imelda had a scan yesterday, which revealed she has a slipped disc.  If it was up to me, she wouldn’t be playing tonight, but she’ll probably do the show of her life, so enjoy.” To have your stage manager come

J. Tillman @ The Garage

This intensity, matched by a voice quite unlike any other, makes his music superior to the Fleet Foxes, and the even more directly comparable Bon Iver. It’s more primal than Nick Cave’s intellectual style, but lacks the drugged and drunken worldliness of Neil Young’s ‘ditch trilogy,’ which is to my mind the very peak of the genre.

J. Tillman @ The Garage

This intensity, matched by a voice quite unlike any other, makes his music superior to the Fleet Foxes, and the even more directly comparable Bon Iver. It’s more primal than Nick Cave’s intellectual style, but lacks the drugged and drunken worldliness of Neil Young’s ‘ditch trilogy,’ which is to my mind the very peak of the genre.

The Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys are found to be at Homme in a Cave We can’t say we weren’t warned, but the truth is, we certainly did buy the hype.  Musically innovative, poetically and humourously  lyrical and disarmingly straightforward, the Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys are found to be at Homme in a Cave We can’t say we weren’t warned, but the truth is, we certainly did buy the hype.  Musically innovative, poetically and humourously  lyrical and disarmingly straightforward, the Arctic Monkeys

Something in The Beatles

Everyone seems to have a favourite Beatle.  Those with a sense of mischief tend to look up to John, those with a sense of humour, Ringo.  Paul was always the nice Beatle – inevitably not always true, but the one

Something in The Beatles

Everyone seems to have a favourite Beatle.  Those with a sense of mischief tend to look up to John, those with a sense of humour, Ringo.  Paul was always the nice Beatle – inevitably not always true, but the one

Last Laughing Lenny

It is a singular feeling being at a Leonard Cohen concert and feeling that you are there at the grace of Mercedes Benz, particularly as the audience takes up the call to “take Berlin.”  I admit, I couldn’t help but

Last Laughing Lenny

It is a singular feeling being at a Leonard Cohen concert and feeling that you are there at the grace of Mercedes Benz, particularly as the audience takes up the call to “take Berlin.”  I admit, I couldn’t help but