25th July, 2012

Bauhaus at The Barbican

Just a quick, hastily-written post urging any UK designers to brave the Olympichaos and catch Bauhaus: Art as Life at The Barbican in London before it ends in mid-August. I’m somewhat obsessed, so I popped along yesterday, and was not disappointed.

3rd July, 2012

The Stone Roses at Heaton Park

In 1989, a band changed my life. In 2011 that band unexpectedly reformed, and I didn’t want to be a part of it. This weekend, I saw that band play. On my return home, I find myself writing about why I fell in love, why I became a sceptic, and how I ended up in awe once again.

20th December, 2004

Interpol, Rock City, Nottingham

Blimey. Isn’t it great when a band you love live up to your expectations when playing live? I’ve seen a hell of a lot of great gigs throughout 2004, but nothing matched the dark, brooding brilliance of Interpol playing to a sold-out Rock City in Nottingham last night.

27th October, 2004

It's Slow, it's Blow, it sounds like snow

These reviews were originally written for scathing online music magazine Speakers Push The Air.

Honestly, this is the last post about Iceland for now. You can look forward to some waffle about mod-rewrites and RSS in the next offering.

22nd October, 2004

Domino Records Night at Hafnarhus

Last night was special. Domino Records hosted a unique gig inside Reykjavik’s incredible Hafnarhus (Harbour Gallery), featuring Fourtet, Adem, To Rococo Rot, Leeds boys Hood and Iceland’s own amazing Slowblow.