Film review

Coldplay

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

The blue half of Manchester was drowned in a multitude of colour last night as Coldplay rolled into the city, performing live as part of their 2011/2012-world tour that fans have dubbed the Mylo Xylotour. At almost one year on … Continue reading

Film review

The Hives

The Borderline, London

Swedish punk rockers The Hives made a riotous return to the UK live scene on Tuesday night, during an electric headlining show on the tiny stage of The Borderline in Central London. Playing ahead of the release of their fifth … Continue reading

Film review

Graham Coxon

The Leadmill, Sheffield
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Blur guitarist and solo singer/songwriter Graham Coxon hit the Steel City’s Leadmill venue last night, showcasing a number of tracks from his new album, ‘A+E’. Support came from Nottingham breakbeat rock quartet Yunioshi, who brought a selection of massive electro-filled … Continue reading

Film review

The Woman in Black

Empire Cinemas, Poole
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I’m probably one of the last in the country to see this film given how long it’s been on general release.  In fact, I think it ends this week at our cinema?  Anyway, what are you going to do on … Continue reading

Film review

Kassidy

The Soundhouse, Leicester
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Pub venue The Soundhouse – deep in the cultural quarter of Leicester – was the location of choice for Scottish guitar quartet Kassidy’s penultimate spring tour date, in support of their new album ‘One Man Army’. The support came from … Continue reading

Film review

James Morrison

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

On a rather miserable, icy night in the city of Leicester solo singer-songwriter James Morrison brought The Awakening tour to town, in the gorgeous surroundings of De Montfort Hall. Warm-up act Rainy Boy Sleep – real name Stevie Martin – … Continue reading

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The Maccabees

The Leadmill, Sheffield
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Performing on a stage that they last played more than four years ago, London quintet The Maccabees kicked off their January tour – in support of new album ‘Given To The Wild’ – with absolute finesse. Support came from the … Continue reading

Film review

Example

Pavilions, Plymouth
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For those who don’t know who he is, Example (a.k.a Elliot Gleave) is a singer/rap artist from Hammersmith & Fulham who has scored 2 number 1’s this year (Changed The Way You Kissed Me, and Stay Awake) and fastly becoming … Continue reading

Film review

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Cineworld, Bristol
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Having seen all the other Twilight movies I had to go and see part one of Breaking Dawn and it didn’t disappoint. It was exactly what I expected but I did find it had a bit more humour thrown in. … Continue reading

Film review

Friendly Fires

O2 Academy, Leeds

It was a cold autumn night in Leeds, but that didn’t stop St Albans’ number one disco trio from keeping Summer going, in the depths of the O2 Academy. The stage, which was adorned in large LED screens displaying the … Continue reading

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