Looking back at Christmas gigs over the years
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 34 covers from 11 - 13 November. After two weeks of listening to 100 albums which is documented on week 32 and 33. I took a two day break from the tunes and … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 34
Looking back at my music journey from the 1980s on National Album Day
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to as part of working from home. I have decided to change things up a wee bit on the blog. So without further ado this is the review of week beginning 20 April. Got a lot to catch up on. Monday 20/04 - … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 5
I came across this article on RTE's website today and it got me thinking was there any gigs I had wish I had seen. http://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2019/1105/1088673-live-aid-tops-list-of-gigs-most-wish-they-had-seen/ According to this article Live Aid is one of the gigs that most British fans would like to have seen live. I must admit Live Aid doesn't quite top the … Continue reading Which gig would you have liked to have seen?
Teenage Fanclub released their first album in nearly five years with the release of Man Made. They brought the tour to Belfast and played in the iconic Mandela Hall at Queen's University. Teenage Fanclub are fantastic live and are one of my favourite bands. They never disappoint live. I always make a point of going … Continue reading 2005 – May to December
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
Ahead of their headline appearance at the Reading Festival, Rage Against The Machine arrived in Belfast on 25/8/93 for a legendary gig at the Ulster Hall. This gig was one of my all time favourite shows and I will never forget the atmosphere at this one. It was just electric. The whole place was bouncing. … Continue reading 1993 part 2