It's a Tuesday night in early October....you haven't been to a gig for AGES....your fave indie popsters are playing in town....Support your local bands I say.....who cares you have work tomorrow....there's some rocking to be had..... Sledge and I have a soft spot for Leeds own Nervous Twitch - we've seen them live loads and they've ...

The Reading festival used to be a real Rock festival with loads of stuff you'd want to see. Now it's an odd hotch-potch of stuff that seems to cater for the younger crowd....well let's be honest - caters almost exclusively for the 16-18 year old group for whom this is now seen as an 'entry ...

With the rest of the family away in Paris I had to somehow entertain myself....what on earth was I going to do?? Well, the guys from Brid were out in York, as was 'Beers Manchester' so that's where I spent a pleasant afternoon, catching up over a few scoops, before heading back to Leeds to ...

We travelled the world (musically) at WOMAD this year at the start of our summer hols, heading down to Looe in Cornwall afterwards. There'd been so much sunshine in the weeks leading up to it that we didn't even pack any wet weather gear.....a schoolboy error as rain and gale force winds hit on the ...

My boy Matty is 15 now and the first time Lee and I went to see Low was at Leeds Church when she was pregnant with him......no wonder he likes music with a booming bass...... First up tonight was Nadine Khouri who did slow intricate stuff in an early Cat Power style. Finished with a Nick ...