Stumbling across live music

I love living in a city for so many reasons, but one of which is the richness of live street art and music that you can stumble across – sometimes it’s part of a festival and sometimes it’s just because.  Last night whilst I was ambling around the city centre, trying to decide what I …

Jimmy Eat World, HMV Forum, 22/6/11

HMV Forum, London 22nd June 2011 I’ve been trying to write a review of the Jimmy Eat World gig I went to last week but struggling.  I’ve written several attempts, but they just come off too gushing.  So, rather than try and write a straight up review, here’s my thoughts on the two albums they …

Birmingham has a new academy

If it weren’t for the fact I am sat on the floor in the new Birmingham Academy listening to the first headlining band, Editors, playing I might not believe it to actually be open. They’ve been talking about this move forever, so it’s good to see it finally happen. I spent a fair amount of …

Brand New London setlist – 27/06/09

*This was originally posted on my old blog BeanHeartBatman* Brand New’s London set list from 27/06/09 1. The Shower Scene. 2. The Quiet Things. 3. The No Seatbelt Song. 4. Sic Transit Gloria. 5. Okay I Believe You. 6. Jaws Theme Swimming. 7. Play Crack the Sky. 8. Gasoline. 9. Sowing Season. 10. Millstone. 11. …

Brand New Birmingham setlist – 26/06/09

Brand New’s set-list from the Birmingham o2 Academy. 1. The Shower Scene. 2. The Quiet Things. 3. The No Seatbelt Song. 4. Sic Transit Gloria. 5. Okay I Believe You. 6. Jaws Theme Swimming. 7. Web in Front (Archers of Loaf cover) 8. Play Crack the Sky. 9. Gasoline. 10. Sowing Season. 11. Millstone. 12. …

Brand New Glasgow setlist – 24/06/09

Bit of a collaborative effort in compiling Brand New’s Glasgow set list – mainly Ross, using Craig’s list from last night. Laura typed. Louise checked. Jamie had the final say. 1.The Shower Scene. 2.The Quiet Things. 3.The No Seatbelt Song. 4.Sic Transit Gloria. 5.Okay I Believe You. 6.Jaws Theme Swimming. 7.Play Crack the Sky. 8.Gasoline. …