Live Review: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, 31st July 2007

Leeds City Varieties. Support: Euros Childs and Dave This happened quite a while ago (nearly a month), so I am going off memory here. Despite the City varieties hosting a surprising amount of gigs from cultishly popular bands in the last few years, this was the first time I had ever been to the theatre.Continue reading “Live Review: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, 31st July 2007”

Live Review: The WiLDHEARTS, 2nd May 2007

Leeds Rio’s. Support: Sign, G.U. Medicine Without too much in the way of exposition I will just say that this was the best gig I have been to in a long time. That fact is made more impressive by the context in which it is written: I have been going to quite a few gigsContinue reading “Live Review: The WiLDHEARTS, 2nd May 2007”

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”