Baxter Dury is the coolest dude I've seen for a long long time. He looks like he was born to be on stage and delivered a top notch turn tonight - so glad we got to see him. First up was Heavenly recording Artiste Halo Maud who played an intense set of arty pop songs..."They're French" ...

So I was in town hoping to meet up with a few folks who were running late, so I pop into Waterstones to kill time and found a lovely R Crumb book where he's done portraits of blues and jazz favourites. I take it to the desk to pay and "Oh, that's one of my ...

It's been far too long since I went to a gig with Oz so we decided to squeeze one in before the year was out. His contact got us tickets with access to the posh upstairs VIP area for Mogwai - what's not to like. I met him earlier in the day at Nik's, who Oz ...

Fujiya and Miyagi were back in town for the first time sime the release of their rather brilliant self titled LP that was originally released as 3 EPs. They had us dancing and shouting for more..... First up was Orsha from Leeds who managed to get some amazing sounds out of his macbook - dancey as ...

I've been meaning to catch Euros Childs for ages now and kept on missing him for various reasons.....anyway, tonight I managed to remedy that and was mighty glad I did. Support tonight was from Ed Dowie who's amusing if droll banter gave no hint of the synth-drenched mega reverb ridden vocal overload we were in for.....this ...