Category Archives: PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey live at the Brixton Academy 30/10/16

PJ Harvey’s performance at the Brixton Academy last night cemented my belief that she is England’s greatest living musician. In fact, calling her a musician barely seems to do her justice. At times last night, she appeared to be a … Continue reading

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PJ Harvey Later

In fairness, this blog post isn’t much of a blog post (Opening sentence taken direct from a book that hasn’t been written yet entitled “Blog Posts and How Not To Begin Them”). Anyway. Between Jo and myself, we have quite … Continue reading

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My gigs of the year

I’ve been thinking about this post for a while. It’s been something that I’ve been looking fiorward to writing for some time. As I sat down to write it twenty minutes ago, a thought ocurred to me. Namely this: What … Continue reading

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Mercury Music Prize 2011: PJ Harvey

I did have a blog about Joe Strummer and the Mescaleroes ready to go today, I did. Well, nearly ready. Of course, had it been ready, you’d now be reading that rather than this. Unless you don’t like Joe Strummer … Continue reading

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ATP Festival; Portishead, Grinderman and Pulp

I got all excited yesterday. I did. I got excited because I thought Portishead had released a rather brilliant new single in advance of the headlining shows they will be playing at the ATP festival at London’s Alexandra Palace at … Continue reading

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A list: My Top Ten Gigs

Right, what follows is going to be a totally subjective list of my all time favourite gigs. That’s as much of a introduction as you’re getting. 1) Tricky at the London Astoria- July 99. I’ve seen Tricky perform six times now. … Continue reading

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