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Most Recent Live Reviews

Lois: Jam Cafe, Nottingham, 10/7/2014
Dave Goodwin enjoys Lois's unique blend of 60's music, rock and roll and funk at a home city gig to launch their debut album at the Jam Café in Nottingham
Amber Herd: Hasland Theatre, Chesterfield, 5/7/2014
Dave Goodwin watches post-punk/alt.rock play a stunning show to launch their debut album in the unusual venue of the Hasland Thatre in Chesterfield
Doors Alive: The Lowry, Salford, 12/7/2014
Nicky Crewe watches tribute band the Doors Alive play a compelling show at the Lowry Theatre and reflects upon the boundaries of imitation
Photoscapes: Future Islands
Darren Aston photographs Baltimore-based synthpop band Future Islands at a show at the Kazimier in Liverpool
Cornbury Festival: Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, 4/7/2014....6/7/2014
Nick Dent-Robinson enjoys Oxfordshire's annual Cornbury Festival, which saw performances from Georgie Fame, Suzanne Vega, 10cc, Jools Holland, and Simple Minds and a highly impressive set from the Gypsy Kings
Gary Clark, Jr.: Saint Andrews Hall, Detroit, 9/7/2014
Carl Bookstein enjoys a night of blues rock showmanship from Austin, Texas-based guitarist Gary Clark Jr. at a sold out show at Saint Andrews Hall in Detroit
Fall: Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014
At Under the Bridge in London, Dastardly watches Mark E. Smith and the Fall make a caustic and abrasively triumphant set
Loop/Godflesh: Heaven, London, 4/6/2014
Adrian Janes watches industrial acts Loop and Godflesh play intense but imaginative sets in a joint headline show Heaven in London
Slowdive: Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London, 18/5/2014
Anthony Strutt watches seminal shoegazing band Slowdive play a stunning comeback show in their first gig in twenty years at the Hoxton Bar and Kitchen in London
Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion : City Winery, Chicago, 23/6/2014
Lisa Torem watches former Cream drummer Ginger Baker return to his jazz roots with his new band Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion at the City Winery in Chicago
Drenge: O2 Academy, Oxford, 4/6/2014
At the O2 Academy in Oxford, Dastardly watches sibling duo Drenge play an intense and anarchic set
Martin Metcalfe and the Fornicators: Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 30/6/2014
John Clarkson watches former Goodbye Mr Mackenzie front-man Martin Metcalfe play a career-defining set of both old and new material with his latest band the Fornicators in his first home town show in three years at the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh
Photoscapes: Gary Numan
Melanie Smith photographs pioneering electro musician Gary Numan at a show at 53 Degrees in Preston
Photoscapes: Two Wings
Bill Gray photographs psychedelic/folk pop band Two Wings at the launch show for their new album in their native Glasgow
Photoscapes: Brawlers
Bill Gray takes photographs of Leeds-punk band Brawlers at a show at King Tut’s Wah Wah Club in Glasgow

Full ListPublished
Lois: Jam Cafe, Nottingham, 10/7/2014 18/07/2014
Amber Herd: Hasland Theatre, Chesterfield, 5/7/2014 18/07/2014
Doors Alive: The Lowry, Salford, 12/7/2014 15/07/2014
Photoscapes: Future Islands 14/07/2014
Cornbury Festival: Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, 4/7/2014....6/7/2014 11/07/2014
Gary Clark, Jr.: Saint Andrews Hall, Detroit, 9/7/2014 11/07/2014
Fall: Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014 09/07/2014
Loop/Godflesh: Heaven, London, 4/6/2014 09/07/2014
Slowdive: Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London, 18/5/2014 09/07/2014
Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion : City Winery, Chicago, 23/6/2014 09/07/2014
Drenge: O2 Academy, Oxford, 4/6/2014 09/07/2014
Martin Metcalfe and the Fornicators: Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 30/6/2014 09/07/2014
Photoscapes: Gary Numan 09/07/2014
Photoscapes: Two Wings 09/07/2014
Photoscapes: Brawlers 09/07/2014
Photoscapes: Ian Prowse 09/07/2014
Bird: Kazimier, Liverpool, 23/5/2014 06/06/2014
Janelle Monae: Academy, Manchester, 7/5/2014 06/06/2014
Chameleons Vox: Broadcast, London, 27/5/2014 06/06/2014
Albert Hammond Sr.: Memorial Hall, Sheffield, 21/5/2014 06/06/2014
Pulled Apart by Horses: The Musician, Leicester, 28/4/2014 06/06/2014
Embrace: O2 Academy, Liverpool, 10/5/2014 06/06/2014
Dean Wareham: Islington Assembly Hall, London, 23/5/2014 06/06/2014
Red Paintings: Rock City, Nottingham, 13/5/2014 06/06/2014
Mark Eitzel: De Le Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, 25/5/2014 06/06/2014
Jeff Beck: New Theatre, Oxford, 17/5/2014 06/06/2014
Courtney Barnett: Islington Assembly Hall, London, 29/5/2014 06/06/2014
Photoscapes: Pierces 06/06/2014
Photoscapes: Thumpers 06/06/2014
Photoscapes: Rutles 06/06/2014
  
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