Author: John W. King

The Coathangers + Salt the Snail + Piss Kitti @ Arts Club, Liverpool – Review

The Coathangers + Salt the Snail + Piss Kitti Arts Club, Seel St, Liverpool Tuesday 30th April 2019 I only discovered The Coathangers fairly recently.  I received a press release about their single Step Back. It’s pretty awesome, so I had a listen to a few of their other songs: Watch Your Back is another top tune. as is “Down Down” so I decided to listen to the current album “The Devil You Know”.  I was sold! I checked for tour dates, but at that time they were all in the USA – I mean they are good and...

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CHROMATICS announce full European tour dates including UK shows in London, Manchester, Bristol & Glasgow

I’ve seen some really great gigs recently, Dan Mangan a few weeks ago, Vera Sola last week, and going to see Atlanta punk band The Coathangers tonight, and still they keep coming! This tour doesn’t hit the UK until October, but it’s well worth planning ahead.  Having checked out Chromatics, Desire and In Mirrors, it would be worth turning out for any of them, but with all 3 on the one night, it’s well worth getting it into your diary now! After announcing their first public concerts in over 5 years, Chromatics is set to take the stage all...

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Shiiine On Weekender – Preview

Shiiine On Weekender Butlins Minehead Arena Friday 15th – Monday 18th November 2019 Shiiine On lineups pretty much speak for themselves.  If 80s/90s Indie and Dance is your music, then there’s nothing more to add other than WOW – they know how to put together a great lineup, with all your favourite bands at one event! My first Shiiine On was the all-dayer in Birmingham last year, and it was pretty much everything I wanted or expected, and more!  A friendly crowd enjoying great music and vibe. But what’s even better than an All-Dayer?  How about a Weekender! It...

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Vera Sola – Castle Hotel, Manchester – Photo Review

Vera Sola + Elle Mary & The Bad Men Castle Hotel, Oldham Street Manchester Anyone who reads this blog religiously (are you mad???) may be getting bored of my story about how I found out about Vera Sola, so I’ll be brief! Many years ago whilst checking out artists at Summer Sundae Weekender on spotify, a Canadian artist called Dan Mangan jumped out at me and my missus, he did a great set and he was even staying at the same hotel so we had a chat and he was a top bloke.  So when we heard he was...

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