5 alternative facts about me

5 alternative facts about me

Inspired by the recent Instagram stories trend flitting around, where bloggers are sharing their five widely-unknown facts about themselves, I thought I would give it a go myself.  Although I always ramble on about what I am lusting after or what I would not spit on if it was on fire (pulled pork, seriously - [...]

gigs: Slaves, The Cluny, Newcastle Upon-Tyne

gigs: Slaves, The Cluny, Newcastle Upon-Tyne

On the surface, Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman seem like standard, semi-shirtless lads hailing from Tunbridge Wells, Kent.  But, immediately pouncing behind their two-piece drum kit and slick, monochrome Fender; an atmosphere of rare adrenaline suddenly bursts in The Cluny. The visage of ordinary is lifted, and May 11th 2015 witnesses a life-changing event - [...]

gigs: Royal Blood @ Riverside Newcastle

gigs: Royal Blood @ Riverside Newcastle

"Loose change/another penny in my pocket" powerfully booms Mike Kerr, half-way through his and drummer Ben Thatcher's band's - the incredible Royal Blood - sold-out show at Newcastle Upon-Tyne's Riverside Nightclub, on Tuesday 28th October 2014. Rocking up to Jay-Z's '99 Problems', causing the mainly-male crowd to begin a mass sing-a-long; Royal Blood waste no [...]

gigs: The Horrors @ Riverside Newcastle

gigs: The Horrors @ Riverside Newcastle

In retrospect, the evolution of Southend-On-Sea's finest indie rock band, The Horrors, is a mesmerising image to behold and should ultimately be celebrated. Following their seminal fourth album, Luminous', release earlier this year; The Horrors - who have vastly matured since their obscure Strange House era - arrived at the second night of their October [...]

gigs: Jaws @ Think Tank Newcastle

gigs: Jaws @ Think Tank Newcastle

“Don’t want you/don’t need you” might be the words escaping Connor Schofield’s – frontman of dream-pop quartet Jaws– lips; however, it’s the bundle of soon-to-be fresher’s pogoing around Think Tank who Jaws owe their solid success too. Armed with an arsenal of dreamy gems from their newly released debut album, Be Slowly, Jaws’ night at [...]