rothersi

I've been wanting to see Michael Rother for a long time and I'm so glad to report that he exceeded all expectations - a fantastic night of harmonious guitar and punishing repetative beats that had everyone smiling from ear to ear. Support came from 'Xam Duo' who used analogue synths to make a great noise that ...

culture

How would you define culture with music? Roger chose the tunes that have gone into space to represent mankind on Voyager (a link none of us got). John F decided to do it with acts from the European Union as a playlist for Boris. My vague theme came after reading the Mojo review above - things ...

TOC cover

Having seen the wonderful Blind Shake earlier this year - I thought "If they're supporting Thee Oh Sees, they must be brilliant!" There's been a lot of talk about how good Thee Oh Sees are live (mainly by Marc Riley on 6Music) and I'm here to tell you....it's all true......believe the hype! Having spent the afternoon ...

lowCover

When you click with someone’s music, it’s a precious thing. Why we click is different from band to band – maybe you saw them do an amazing set, your big brother brought home their LP one day, you’ve heard it so much that it seeped into you without you realising, your mate put a track ...

wo1

We got to WOMAD on Thursday in time to unload the car, put up the tent and get in to see Asian Dub Foundation do a great set on the open air stage. We joined with WOMAD Stalwarts Guy and Claire who were on hand to meet up with and chat to throughout the weekend, ...