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Concerts

2086

Hudson – Album release party, Brussels Botanique

“a rising force in alternative rock”


2061

Hurray For The Riff Raff @ The Borderline, London 10th September 2012

Blues/roots mash-up act show real talent.


2053

Deap Vally @ Soup Kitchen, Manchester 7th September 2012

Living up to the hype.


2032

Dead Guitars – Living Room Tour 2012, Villers-le-Bouillet

Dead Guitars acoustic gig in my house.


2001

Moonface & Siinai @ The Soup Kitchen, Manchester 28/05/2012

“renders individual genre boxes and linear description almost useless.”


1992

Michael Kiwanuka – The Ritz, Manchester 15/05/2012

BBC Sound of 2012 winner takes to The Ritz.


1786

Jane’s Addiction – Camden Koko – 30 August 2011

“If only we could bottle this power.”


1733

tUnE-yArDs – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 13th June 2011

The true gaga lady caught live.


1568

Friends Of Manchester Festival – 29th January 2011

Third-annual Manchester festival turns up some new friends.


1556

I Like Trains – Brussels Botanique

iLiKETRAiNS may have been a cooler name but I Like Trains are the better band.


1516

Dead Guitars – Monchengladbach

A sort of homecoming.


1491

OMD with Mirrors, History Of Modern tour, Brussels AB.

“like having a one night stand with an ex girlfriend”


The Boxer Rebellion – Lotto Club, Mons.

Benelux is loving The Rebellion.


U2 – Paris Stade De France – 18 September 2010

The problem with U2, like Jesus, is their followers. U2 fans are a terrifying prospect. Admiring the architectural wonder that is the futuristic Stade De France the night before the show, we walked around the perimeter twice: the curve of the stadium bulging forward in the sunset like a mothership. Gates A-D and U-Z of Read More…


U2 – Paris Stade De France – 18 September 2010

Mark Reed gets up close and personal with Bono PLC


Alan Moore performs Unearthing in the Old Vic Tunnels.

Legendary author/creator of Watchmen and V for Vendetta, brings his reimagination of HP Lovecraft to London’s underworld.


THE WEDDING PRESENT – Tunbridge Wells Forum

Making the world a better place, one song at a time.


The Besnard Lakes – Manchester Ruby Lounge – August 16th 2010

“The Besnard Lakes‘ promise to compensate was never really in doubt.”


The Besnard Lakes – Manchester Ruby Lounge – August 16th 2010

“The Besnard Lakes‘ promise to compensate was never really in doubt.”


ChameleonsVox – Garcia Lorca, Brussels, May 20th

“Mark Burgess brings his ChameleonsVox project to town and the town seems to like it very much indeed.”