Of Monsters And Men Spread Joy At Eventim Apollo

Of Monsters And Men Spread Joy At Eventim Apollo

Of Monsters And Men are about so much more than songs with irresistible “la-la-la” choruses, impossibly sunny melodies, kooky lyrics about pet dragonflies and talking trees, and sudden jubilant outbursts of “hey!”. Of Monsters And Men are about spreading joy. For 90...

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The Cult Build A Sonic Temple In Hammersmith

The Cult Build A Sonic Temple In Hammersmith

Sonic Temple isn’t just The Cult’s highest-charting album (#3 in the UK, #10 in the US). It’s the one that gave them three bonafide Top 40 hits that they still play almost every night. It’s the one that saw them double down on the all-out rock approach of predecessor...

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Martin Harley: Blues In The Chapel

Martin Harley: Blues In The Chapel

Martin Harley is probably Woking’s third most famous guitar player. Whist Paul Weller is almost certainly taking top billing (though primarily as a result of his singer/songwriter credentials) and Rick Parfitt certainly knew how to bang out a chord, it’s Harley who...

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All The World’s A Fair: Womad 2019

All The World’s A Fair: Womad 2019

Womad is a big part of our family. We’ve been going since the now grown-up kids were small, not every year but most, starting off the summer holidays on the first weekend after school broke up. Now it’s become a weekend where the whole family comes together, relaxes...

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Puddle Of Mudd Sizzle On The Hottest Of Hot Days

Puddle Of Mudd Sizzle On The Hottest Of Hot Days

On the hottest day in England since records began, I had a sweaty, heavy post-grunge gig at the Islington Assembly in North London to attend, with a nice hot journey to and from the venue on the Northern ‘furnace” Line to boot. That’s the negatives out of the way....

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A Summer Sunday At Ramblin Man Fair 2019

A Summer Sunday At Ramblin Man Fair 2019

Sunday was always forecast as being the best day of the weekend weather-wise but I feel the line-up was slightly weaker than Saturday. Looking at some of the punters, they were perhaps a little weaker today also following Saturday’s partying. No complaints mind, as...

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A Beautiful Saturday At Ramblin Man Fair 2019

A Beautiful Saturday At Ramblin Man Fair 2019

The weather forecast for Saturday at Ramblin Man Fair was certainly going to be an improvement over a wet Friday but there was still a little rain around early on. The rain, however, had fizzled out before the doors opened and it was surprisingly dry underfoot. It was...

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