New For 2019

  Last Live in 2018

  My Best Albums 2018

  Piano Week Liverpool

  Brexit - Now We Know

  Download 2019 First Bands

  50th Anniversary White Album

  Christine and The Queens Tour

  Karine Polwart Trio Live

  Tip For The Top: Shred Kelly

  The Dangers Ahead

  Spear Of Destiny Live

  Jazz On A Summer’s Day 1958

  Benjamin Folke Thomas Live

  Chilly Gonzales Live

  Let The People Decide

  The Secrets of Piano Solo-III

  Gomez Live in Manchester

  Madeleine Peyroux Tour & New LP

  John Lennon Interview

  The Edwin Hawkins Singers

  Thelonious Monk Tapes Emerge

  Anna Burch Live

  My 100 Greatest Albums

  Road To Nowhere - Brexit

  Tom Baxter’s 2018 LP and Tour

  Ray LaMontagne Live

  Satriani’s G3 Live

  Frank Turner LP, Tour & Single

  Josh Rouse New LP & UK Tour

  Two New Must-Have Albums

  Stick In The Wheel Live

  Halo Maud, Baxter Dury Live

  Matthew Logan Vasquez Live

  The Barr Brothers Live

  Best New Album Reviews

  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

Gomez Live in Manchester

Gomez
There was a strong sense of anticipation in the air from the sellout crowd that filled every crevice of the venue’s vintage and iconic interior. The stage was simply arranged with many instruments, and lacked the adornments usually associated with such important acts. As the lights dimmed and the band members appeared there was huge [...]

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Anna Burch Live

Gomez
There was a strong sense of anticipation in the air from the sellout crowd that filled every crevice of the venue’s vintage and iconic interior. The stage was simply arranged with many instruments, and lacked the adornments usually associated with such important acts. As the lights dimmed and the band members appeared there was huge [...]

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Idles Live in Manchester

The Music
“This album is an attempt to be vulnerable to our audience and to encourage vulnerability; a brave naked smile in this shitty new world. We have stripped back the songs and lyrics to our bare flesh to allow each other to breathe, to celebrate our differences, and act as an ode to communities and [...]

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Ray LaMontagne Live

The opening chords of ‘Lavender’ drew a warm audience welcome before ‘Let’s Make It Last’ from the new album appeared. Now thw new album is yet to be released and so this was the first time anybody has heard the song. However, it was greeted with polite applause albeit far less than with more familiar [...]

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Satriani’s G3 Live

John Petrucci (Musicman Signature guitars)
“Petrucci is respected for his variety of guitar styles and skills. One of the most notable of these is his high-speed alternate picking which, as he himself claims, requires a “strong sense of synchronization between the two [playing] hands.” John is notable for frequent use of the seven-string electric guitar, which [...]

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Hinds Live in Manchester

The band played songs from both their albums which delighted their fans. Vocals were mostly and effectively duets between Cosials and Perrote, while the band’s communication with fans was natural, genuine and regular. Instrumentally the band coped well with relatively simple arrangements. Let’s just say it was fun - no more, no less.
Setlist
The Club
Chili Town
Echoeing [...]

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