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EXTC – The Victoria, Swindon – 10 March 2020

Can be a potentially dodgy thing when a long gone and cherished band makes some kind of come back, especially with few original members (in this case 1), but this isn’t at all the same and it turned out magnificently! … Continue reading

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The Postcards – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh – 29 Feb 2020

What a great night at Alan’s party.  Thanks for having us and we had a blast just like everyone else seemed to. The birthday boy even got up to play guitar on Spring Rain by The Go-Betweens! Thanks to various … Continue reading

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Sleater-Kinney – Barrowland, Glasgow – 28 Feb 2020

I think I must have died and gone to heaven! Gig of the century for me? I think so, at least equal! Having just seen my favourite band in the world at a great show in Amsterdam last week how … Continue reading

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Sleater-Kinney – Paradiso, Amsterdam – 19 Feb 2020

I LOVE Sleater-Kinney so much, but it’s baffling that I never managed to see them live until tonight. Sorted! Still magnificent. I bopped along and sang all the words ’til I was sweaty and hoarse … magic. After a tour … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Holiday – 18 Feb 2020

I ‘needed’ to get to see Sleater-Kinney and this was all the excuse required to organise a few days with Karen in lovely Amsterdam taking in the gig at the iconic Paradiso.  What a great city. So much fun. Will … Continue reading

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black midi – Liquid Room, Edinburgh – 17 Feb 2020

Only last October since I last saw black midi, and this set couldn’t have been much more different. Only 6 songs from their album ‘Schlagenheim’ … crowd pleasers like ‘bmbmbm’ left out and guitarist Matt replaced (temporarily I think) by … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaning – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – 13 Feb 2020

Spoken lyrics are a thing now apparently, and a very good thing delivered by Florence over catchy guitar riffs from London’s Dry Cleaning. I’ve listened to them a lot recently so I could follow what she was on about, though … Continue reading

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