Category Archives: Gigs

The Telescopes with Flavor Crystals @ London Fields Brewhouse.

Thursday 22 September 2016 – London. I really like the psychedelic, droney, shoegazey, not sure how you describe them, band, The Telescopes. They have existed in one form or the other since the late 1980s, though the singer Stepen Lawrie … Continue reading

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Stow Festival Friday night.

Friday 16 September 2016 – London. The annual Stow Festival has been running for four years and gets bigger and better each time. It is a weekend long celebration of music in Walthamstow, NE London. Where I live. I am … Continue reading

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The Wedding Present instore @ Rough Trade East

Monday 05 September 2016 – London. A second ‘gig’ in four days, though this was not really a proper gig. The Wedding Present sans drummer performed an in-store at Rough Trade East to support the launch of their new album … Continue reading

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Die! Die! Die! @ Birthdays, London.

Friday 02 September 2016 – London. I have not been to many gigs lately, this will only be my fourth this year, excluding the solo set by Martin Phillips from The Chills last week. I have a few small shows … Continue reading

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Spectres @ The Waiting Room, Stoke Newington.

April 20 2016, London. Bristol band Spectres’ debut LP ‘Dying’ made it through 2015 as my album of the year. There was some great music released last year, but Dying got played a lot and gets played a lot in … Continue reading

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Thurston Moore and Steve Noble @ Wildcard Brewery

January 21 2016 – Walthamstow. Yep, Walthamstow. The town/suburb/area where I live. Inside a 10 minute walk from home, legendary alt-rock/noise guitarist Thurston Moore played a gig. It never happened in Green Bay – my home suburb in Auckland. Living … Continue reading

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UK Subs with The Ramonas @ Islington Academy.

Friday 11 December 2015 – London. A few weeks ago my mate Steve bought us both tickets to go and see the UK Subs at the 02 Academy in Islington. I haven’t been to a punk gig in ages, the … Continue reading

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Disappears @ 100 Club

Monday 23 November 2015 – Disappears gig @ 100 Club, London. Another week and another concert, this is getting a bit habitual, and in a good way too. I have a ticket to one more gig this year, but suspect … Continue reading

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Spectres gig @ Power Lunches.

Wednesday 18 November 2015 – Spectres Gig @ Power Lunches, Dalston, London. Bristol four piece Spectres, are definitely the band I have listened to most in the last year, especially since their debut LP ‘Dying’ arrived on my doorstep in … Continue reading

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A noise fest – The Fuzz Club Festival

Friday 13 November 2015 – Fuzz Club Festival at the London Fields Brewery, Hackney. After a fairly long spell of not going to gigs, this is my second in a month, and I have a further show to go to … Continue reading

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