This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 25 covers from 14-19 September. All albums feature on @RichardS7370 #3albums2005. Monday 14 September Starting off the new working week all dedicate to the year 2005. By the end of the week I … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 26
A review of what I was listening to during lockdown for week 24
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 19 cover from 27-31 July. Wow, week 19 and still working from home. Some lockdown restrictions have been easing but I am not back at the office. Think it might be a good … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 19
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 8 cover from 11 May to 15 May.
Remembering an iconic music venue.
Keeping in the same format at the 2002 blog, I have split this again half yearly due to the amount of gigs I had been too. There will be a separate blog for the one festival that was attended that year as well. 2003 kicked off with the annual NME tour show which was headlined … Continue reading 2003 – January to May
That year was a busy one festival wise. As well as doing the normal weekend festivals like Witnness in Ireland and back to the Reading Festival in England, 2002 saw the first arrival of Ozzfest in Ireland and for the first time Belfast getting it's own festival with Tennent's Vital. So onto my first metal … Continue reading 2002 – festivals
I finally caught the festival bug a bit late. Took me to go to the first really big one, Glastonbury (see previous blog, 1999 - festivals) to really want to experience it again. From 1990 to 1994 the annual Trip to Tipp (Feile) completely bypassed me. This was a three day event at Semple Stadium … Continue reading 2000 – festivals
After the disappointment of seeing Garbage at the Big Day Out in Galway the previous summer, they made their Belfast debut at the King’s Hall on 15/01/99. This time a more enjoyable performance compared to the rushed one in Galway. Support that night came from Moloko. Placebo came back for another visit to the Ulster … Continue reading 1999
Post grunge I was starting to find new bands to get into. With Britpop starting to dominate, there was some exciting new British bands coming onto the scene which didn't quite fit in with the Britpop image. Placebo were one such band which could have fitted in with the American alt-rock image. They came to … Continue reading 1997