So after so much wishing/hoping/frantically watching listings, I was finally able to see the creators of one of my all-time favourite albums in a live environment. Having released their newest album, Desire Lines, earlier this week, Camera Obscura’s set was based around the new songs, which gel incredibly with their earlier work. Continue reading
Sorry for the delay in writing this- I was hoping to have it done by Thursday, but as well as being in a jetlagged stupor (I’m still not 100% over), I’ve been thrust back into the deep end with rehearsals for plays/comedy shows- seriously, if you ever want me to contribute to a comedy show, DO NOT leave me sleep-deprived and filled with caffeine. It doesn’t end well- ‘existential Beanie Babies’ and Bolton-based astronauts who mispronounce NASA are not always good topics for improvisation. Continue reading
Wow- long title. So in less than a week, I’m off. Wrestlemania-bound (points at WWE sign). So expect at least one wrestling-based post in the few days in-between. Continue reading
Boy, did I back the wrong horse. Is my face red. Didn’t I count my chickens too soon. I can go on like that for a while, but the conclusion is that the guy who I really wanted to win last night’s Royal Rumble failed. Continue reading
The self-styled “semi-legendary” Wedding Present are back on the road, partaking in a ‘classic albums’ tour, of sorts. For this year marks the 21st anniversary of their Steve Albini-produced noise rock masterpiece Seamonsters, which would be played in full. Continue reading
I’m not even going to attempt to hide the fact that I’m a fan of The Raveonettes- they have yet to make a ‘bad’ album, or even an album that wasn’t at least great. Thankfully, this streak is continuing. Continue reading
So here I am, in a new house over in the North West, trying to find work, but still keeping my hand in writing- hence the continuation of this blog…even though I’m convinced that practically no-one reads this. But I don’t mind. Continue reading
Another day, another set of shows to see, talk about and hopefully recommend to you.
We go back to our outside broadcast team, for the rest of the day’s proceedings.
And the coverage of the Edinburgh Fringe festival continues. We go now to our outside broadcast team…