Chris Pickering Reviews Voodoo Trombone Quartet, Vibe Bar

Gig Review – Voodoo Trombone Quartet, Vibe Bar   You may not have heard of Paul Thorpe – but there’s a good chance you’ll have heard his music. His creations have been used as the theme tunes for MTV’s The Paper, Nemone’s slot on BBC 6Music and Radio 4’s The Thing Show. If that wasn’t […]

Chris reviews Hard Fi, Once Upon a Time in the West

Back in 2005, Hard Fi rocked the suburbs with their debut album ‘Stars of CCTV’. It has taken them two years to finalise the follow up, but now it is upon us. The question is, will ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’ turn out to be the difficult second album? First impressions are that […]

Chris reviews Gary Moore – Still Got the Blues

Gary Moore’s 1990 release ‘Still Got the Blues’ holds the record as the biggest selling blues album of all time. To date it has become the career-defining album of this highly talented Belfast-based guitarist and yet it was intended as a retrospective of the 1960s blues-rock songs that had inspired him to learn the guitar […]

Jenna reviews The Legend of The 7 Black Tentacles + Hey Sholay @ The Boardwalk, 10th July 2008

The Legend of The 7 Black Tentacles + Hey Sholay @ The Boardwalk, 10th July 2008   It’s a Thursday night and with loads kicking off all over Sheffield it was surprising to find The Boardwalk, a smaller off the beaten track venue, pretty packed with everyone anxiously awaiting local favourites The Legend of the […]

Jenna reviews Planet Zogg @ The Plug, 12th July 2008

Planet Zogg @ The Plug, 12th July 2008   Acclaimed as being the best and one of the only monthly psy trance nights in all of Yorkshire it was no surprise to find Sheffield based Planet Zogg absolutely packed on Saturday night as it rolled into The Plug for Planet Zogg’s widely advertised free party. […]

Zee reviews Stealing Green at Purple Turtle, Jan 31st, 2009

Stealing Green at Purple Turtle, Jan 31st, 2009       Although the band name might suggest a connection of a hippyish nature, musically Stealing Green is nothing like that. Headlining a night of a heavier calibre, these guys provide solid rock sound and attitude far too serious for what you’d expect from Camden area, […]

Stagefright Promotions Gig – 1st April – PHOTOS

Well here are some pictures of Fridays gig. I have to apologise to Pigs In Zen but when they came on I got my Digital camera out and started to take some pictures and after about three takes it said the memory card was full so I had to delete every picture on the card […]

Nas concert review London Hammersmith Apollo

Nas “Hip Hop Is Dead” Tour Hammersmith Apollo 22nd May 2007 Nasir Jones. Nas. Nasy Nas. Escobar. Nastradamus…All of these rap stars were shining brightly last night at the Hammersmith Apollo. Appearing from the smoke in front of a giant banner proclaiming “hip hop is dead”, Nas sported a white suit, white fitted cap and […]

Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare Album Review

Sheffield’s finest are back for more in their quick follow-up to debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not. That particular album won the Mercury Music Prize 2006 and this hotly anticipated sequel has been nominated for this year’s award as well, the first time this has ever happened. But does Favourite […]