Doune the Rabbit Hole, 19-21/8/16

Doune the Rabbit Hole is now been pretty high our list of summer events, the family friendly vibe, typically diverse and entertaining line up and an array of delightful food, plus the influx of dogs make it one of the most delightful festivals of the summer. Sadly my experience this year is smattered with illnessContinue reading “Doune the Rabbit Hole, 19-21/8/16”

Shopping, Spinning Coin, Seconds at The Old Hairdressers, 15/12/15

Fresh from a six-week tour of the USA, Shopping end 2015 on a roll. They have had a tremendous 12 months, following on the success of their debut record, Consumer Complaints, with this year’s equally excellent Why Choose?. I’ve seen Shopping a couple times over that period, closing London’s legendary Buffalo Bar at the endContinue reading “Shopping, Spinning Coin, Seconds at The Old Hairdressers, 15/12/15”

Merchandise, Shopping, Man Of Moon at Stereo, 24/11/14

Only a smattering of people makes up the audience for tonight’s opening act, Man Of Moon but they’re lucky they came early. They begin with a slow-burning instrumental and transition smoothly into song two, which displays Chris Bainbridge’s guarded but gritty vocals. Though he isn’t completely comfortable on stage yet, he fronts the band withContinue reading “Merchandise, Shopping, Man Of Moon at Stereo, 24/11/14”