A Miniscule thought on listening to Botch

Today, finally, I bought the Botch DVD. Named 061502, after the date on which this live set was performed, it is a surprisingly professional sounding piece of work (let us take a moment to remember the shit sounding DVD that came free with Miss Machine by Dillinger Escape Plan). I don’t want to bang onContinue reading “A Miniscule thought on listening to Botch”

Seeing Bob, part two.

Set List Bob Dylan, 14 April 2007Sheffield Hallam FM Arena Saturday the fourteenth of April marked the second time I saw Bob in concert. It was blatantly really good, but with conditions here and there. Because I like to think about the context of gigs as much as the sets themselves, I’m going to spendContinue reading “Seeing Bob, part two.”

Live Review: Pelican, 18 April 2007

Leeds Cockpit. Support: These Arms Are Snakes Boo. We missed most of the support act (allegedly the second band on, and they were finished by twenty to nine?), which gutted us immensely; they were the main reason we bought tickets. What was doubly gutting was the fact that what we did see was excellent. WhatContinue reading “Live Review: Pelican, 18 April 2007”

Live Review: These Arms Are Snakes, 5th December 2006

Leeds Cockpit. Support: no idea I’m terrible when it comes to gigs nowadays. Too many pass my by due to my indolence, from Down and Dungen to Tool (with Mastodon in support). I, after a lot of soul searching, passed up Neurosis in London in favour of seeing Genghis Tron, here in Leeds. And whenContinue reading “Live Review: These Arms Are Snakes, 5th December 2006”