The 1975 brought their very best to Birmingham’s Resort’s World Arena. Here’s what we thought.

“This is getting too meta, I’m going to recognise you guys being here” Matty exhales as he addresses the 15,000 people gazing at him as he waltzes through the elaborate stage set up. Postmodernism and intertextuality being at the forefront of everything he does, his dedication to irony and his persona really does make himContinue reading “The 1975 brought their very best to Birmingham’s Resort’s World Arena. Here’s what we thought.”

SNOOP DOGG is coming back to the UK.

Celebrating over 25 years at the pinnacle of hip hop, it’s been a career that has seen the Doggfather cement his undisputed influence on music with chart-topping, multi-platinum records, while also solidifying his importance to wider culture as an actor, businessman and more across the board. The tour sees Snoop Dogg enlist a selection ofContinue reading “SNOOP DOGG is coming back to the UK.”

Live review: Kate Rusby celebrating Christmas at The Forum, Bath

Kate Rusby is one of the most beloved singers and performers in the UK. She is known for her soulful renditions of traditional folk songs and her heartfelt ballads. To celebrate the festive season, she embarked on a Christmas tour this year. For her tour, Kate Rusby performed a range of traditional Christmas songs, classicContinue reading “Live review: Kate Rusby celebrating Christmas at The Forum, Bath”

Live review – Scouting For Girls at O2 Academy Bristol. 6/12/22

Celebrating their 15th Birthday as a band, British musical icons Scouting For Girls brought their circus of a show to Bristol’s O2 Academy for a night of feel good fun. This show sold out months ago, and judging by the queues outside before doors opened, people were excited for what the night had to bring.Continue reading “Live review – Scouting For Girls at O2 Academy Bristol. 6/12/22”

Live review: PET NEEDS – Dead Wax Birmingham – 6th December 2022

Hidden away in the depths of Digbeth, in Birmingham, is a pub with a small concert venue attached. The place in question is called Dead Wax, and something extraordinary will happen there, unbeknownst to everyone outside said venue. It’s a dark, cold, December evening, and stepping into Dead Wax is akin to receiving a warmContinue reading “Live review: PET NEEDS – Dead Wax Birmingham – 6th December 2022”

Live review: Holly Humberstone at O2 Academy Bristol. 22/11/2022

As part of her biggest ever headline tour, rising pop-rock star Holly Humberstone stopped off at Bristol’s O2 Academy to play the first show of this tour. First show of the tour and first show with a band, Holly made it clear to us she was nervous, but who can blame her? She opened herContinue reading “Live review: Holly Humberstone at O2 Academy Bristol. 22/11/2022”

Live review: Jamie T with 86TVs, Cardiff University Great Hall. 21/11/2022.

Jamie T is certainly an artist who has made a massive name for himself over the last year. Although he has been making music since 2007, his latest album The Theory of Whatever went straight to Number 1 in the UK album charts when it was released back in July this year. After playing aContinue reading “Live review: Jamie T with 86TVs, Cardiff University Great Hall. 21/11/2022.”

Live review: Wet Leg at O2 Academy Bristol, 14/11/2022

After going absolutely MASSIVE post-lockdown, Isle Of Wight indie band WET LEG brought their circus of a show to Bristol’s O2 Academy, for their third visit to the city in just over a year. This was also the first run of the UK leg of their debut, self-titled album tour. Opening the show was LavaContinue reading “Live review: Wet Leg at O2 Academy Bristol, 14/11/2022”

Live review: Blossoms at O2 Academy Bristol 11/11/22

With a sentimental place in my heart after seeing this band way back in 2016 in a small venue deep in Bournemouth, it was an absolute pleasure to see them again now, as the fully fledged indie pop sensation that they are. With my late teens soundtracked by their self-titled debut album, they really doContinue reading “Live review: Blossoms at O2 Academy Bristol 11/11/22”

Live review: The Pretty Reckless with The Cruel Knives – Bristol. 1/11/22

Tonight’s support came from The Cruel Knives, a 4 piece hard rock/alternative rock band from the UK who are a perfect fit for a warm up act with their crashing drums and thundering bass and shrieking guitars and powerful vocals. After a short break, The Pretty Reckless appear onto a dark stage to the soundContinue reading “Live review: The Pretty Reckless with The Cruel Knives – Bristol. 1/11/22”