Primavera Sound 2015 (Thursday)

Thursday brought a new experience at the festival, for myself anyway, a trip to the Heineken Hidden Stage; it’s nicely set up in a sort of car park area behind the Pitchfork Stage and over the course of the weekend would play host to Scottish favourite The Pastels and The Vaselines, both of whom IContinue reading “Primavera Sound 2015 (Thursday)”

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Primavera Sound 2015 (Wednesday)

After five straight years at the festival there’s a certain familiarity to the Primavera site; those far away stages where they house the majority of the larger acts (which shall for the purposed of this review, and reasons too long to explain, shall be known as the Earth Song Stages) are still as daunting aContinue reading “Primavera Sound 2015 (Wednesday)”

Viet Cong, Absolutely Free at Broadcast, 6/2/15

There’s a mounting sense of excitement and anticipation as Broadcast grows gradually busier, with punters here to witness Canadian indie rock four-piece, Viet Cong: unfortunately there’s some dejection also, for when I enquire with a couple of gents at the bar if they’re excited about the gig, they reply almost in unison “…no ticket…sold out…gutted”.Continue reading “Viet Cong, Absolutely Free at Broadcast, 6/2/15”