Category Archives: The National

Ants To The National: Restart

Hello friend, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? Yes, perhaps you can tell that Jo and I have watched Sam Esmail’s brilliant, genuinely unlike any TV show I’ve ever seen, Mr Robot. We’ve even caught up with his follow up, … Continue reading

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The National Live at Ally Pally

Cards on table: I wasn’t gonna do a review of this one. If there is a band that has been extensively reviewed and talked about on this blog, it is The National. But then I thought that a night watching … Continue reading

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National Trouble at the Camden Roundhouse

Two and a half years have passed since Jo and I travelled to Berlin just to watch The National. It was a gig so good that it inspired the creation of this blog. And yet, as the minutes ticked away … 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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“Build A Fire For Val Jester..”

This morning, Jo managed to get two tickets for the gig that I would never have expected to happen. Yes indeedy, me and m’lady are off to see Pulp at the Brixton Academy in August. I don’t know when the … 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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Berlin: The National

Stepping away from the Arsenal related madness of the last 48 hours- UEFA have opened disciplinary procedures against Samir Nasri and Arsene Wenger following our Champions League exit, I’ve opened disciplinary procedures against UEFA after they gave us a shit … Continue reading

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