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GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB | LIVE REVIEW

GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 28 Oct Without a doubt one of the liveliest bands I’ve ever seen perform, after seeing festival veterans Gentleman’s Dub Club at Glastonbury this summer, I knew what was to be expected. Distanced from the carelessness you have at a festival, some clearly made sure […]

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FATHER JOHN MISTY | LIVE PREVIEW

FATHER JOHN MISTY | LIVE PREVIEW

The Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union Sat 4 Nov Having played drums for the luscious Fleet Foxes after starting out in a couple of indie rock bands, Saxon Shore and Stately, Josh Tillman’s musical talent is now better known as Father John Misty and will go on a seven-date UK tour at the end of this year. Following his appearances at […]

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JOHN LEGEND | LIVE REVIEW

JOHN LEGEND | LIVE REVIEW   Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Tue 19 Sep Sat almost an arm’s length away from the stage, it was a fantasy-full set for this reviewer, absorbing John Legend’s mastery on the piano and his phenomenal ability to perform. JL opened with I Know Better, the first song on his new album: […]

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HOT 8 BRASS BAND / AFRO CLUSTER | LIVE REVIEW

HOT 8 BRASS BAND / AFRO CLUSTER | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Thurs 4 May I have to say I had very high hopes of seeing both these bands live for the first time. Afro Cluster are an afro-funk hip-hop collective from Cardiff who were supporting at Tramshed. The title of their most recent […]

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NME AWARDS TOUR 2017 | LIVE REVIEW

NME AWARDS TOUR 2017 | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 25 Mar Opening this, the latest multi-band tour to traverse the UK under the NME banner, was Rory Wynne [below]. I was eager to see how he would fare live, but there was zero chemistry between him and the band, and the first three […]

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CHALI 2NA & KRAFTY KUTS | LIVE REVIEW

CHALI 2NA & KRAFTY KUTS | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Thurs 16 Mar   By hosting a diverse range of artists in an intimate setting, Clwb Ifor Bach has easily become one of my favourite venues in Cardiff. Supporting Chali 2na and Krafty Kuts were Dirty Alex, a Cardiff-born collective who combine […]