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It seems to me, this afternoon, that Arsenal are standing on the edge of a precipice. Tonight they will either fall off it, or they will stride across to the other side without looking back. It’s too close to call … Continue reading

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Dylan Moran live in Hammersmith

This Thursday sees the 7th anniversary of the day Jo gave her life away and we commenced our relationship. The Arsenal were the league champions then- imagine! You already know that we’re off to see Portishead, Grinderman, Swans and GY!BE next weekend … 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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Brixton Academy 2002: Doves

So much of the music that I have come to love, indeed, most of the music I’ve talked about here, is music I’ve discovered through their albums, or maybe a single on a radio. Perhaps a friend has passed me … Continue reading

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Radiohead Live

Funny how, funny how things happen… The blog I was planning to bring you today was going to be all about Essex’s second most famous band, Blur (Depeche Mode clearly being numero uno in that region). But I had a … Continue reading

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