Ray LaMontagne Live

  Satriani’s G3 Live

  Frank Turner LP, Tour & Single

  Joe Satriani’s G3 New LP & Tour

  Josh Rouse New LP & UK Tour

  Anna Burch 1st LP & UK Tour

  Beth Hart UK Tour 2018

  Two New Must-Have Albums

  Hampton Court June Festival

  Stick In The Wheel Live

  Jennifer Warnes New Album in April

  How To Choose The Best Guitar

  Halo Maud, Baxter Dury Live

  Matthew Logan Vasquez Live

  The Barr Brothers Live

  Best New Album Reviews

  Download 2018 So Far…

  Glen Hansard Album Review

  My Best Albums of 2017

  Emily Barker Live in Manchester

  Katey Brooks New Single/Album

  Jim White Live in Manchester

  Album Of The Year?

  Tori Amos Live

  Bush & RavenEye Live

  Nitin Sawhney New Live LP

  Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live CD/DVD

  Grandaddy Live

  George Vjestica’s Bandante

  Laura Marling Live

  Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

  Martha Wainwright Live

  A Thousand Horses Live

  Rachael Yamagata Live

  Jimmy Eat World Live

  Swans Live in Manchester

  Nick Cave With Feeling

  Ben Folds & yMusic Live

  Dan Patlansky Live Blues

  Beverley Knight Live

  Wolfmother Live

  Ludovico Einaudi Live

  Barry Adamson Live Manchester

  Jess Glynne Live

  The Temperance Movement Live

  Courtney Barnett Live

  Mercury Rev Live

Ray LaMontagne Live

Apollo Manchester, 13 May 2018
It was back in 2004 that I first heard Mr LaMontagne via his wonderful debut album called TROUBLE. On hearing the first track of the album I was immediately attracted to his distinctive voice which was both gravely and smooth at the same time - very unusual. Then the title song convinced [...]

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Satriani’s G3 Live

Satriani’s G3 with Uli Jon Roth and John Petrucci
Apollo Manchester, 27 April 2018
Back in 1995, and on the strong recommendation of a well known hi-fi magazine, I acquired a copy of Joe Satriani’s eponymous album. It was my first solo rock guitarist album and I was more than impressed. I seem to remember that it [...]

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Hinds Live in Manchester

Gorilla Manchester, 17 April 2018
A little while ago I received an album by Spanish female four-piece band Hinds. I could not get to grips with its juvenile pop-rock sounds but was quite prepared to view a live performance to perhaps secure a more accurate reading of the band. The Gorilla venue in Manchester was bursting [...]

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Joe Satriani’s G3 New LP & Tour

JOE SATRIANI’S G3 2018 UK TOUR STARTS TUESDAY 24 APRIL AT SOUTHEND’S CLIFFS PAVILION WITH JOHN PETRUCCI (DREAM THEATER) & ULI JON ROTH (FORMERLY OF SCORPIONS)

TICKETS via www.satriani.com/road. Limited Ultimate and VIP Meet & Greet Packages available
World-renowned guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani’s G3 2018 UK Tour with Dream Theater’’s John Petrucci and the former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth will kick [...]

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Hampton Court June Festival

Hampton Court Palace Festival June 2018
For overseas visitors to London in June there’s one very special place to be. Hampton Court Palace dates back to the 16th century and is one of the most beautiful palaces in England. It’s located close to London on the shores of the River Thames. But June heralds in another [...]

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Stick In The Wheel Live

Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room, 4 March 2018
Lead Vocal - Nicola Kearey
Guitar - Ian Carter
Violin - Ellie Wilson
Lead Backing Singer/Instrumentalist - Fran Foote
Percussion - Si Foote
I have never been a fan of traditional folk music (and probably never will be) but there’s something about this folk band that has hit my much-like nerve. It started when [...]

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