Monthly Archives: January 2009

January 2009 Gig Review Index

Here are some quick links to the gigs I reviewed in January 2009.  Just click on the link to get to the review. Panic Room plus Jump Panic Room plus Karma Junkie Hounds Of Love Band plus Groucutt And Haynes … Continue reading

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Panic Room plus Jump

I was talking to my fellow Liverpool fan and very amiable John Dexter Jones before the gig, mainly about football, it has to be said, but also a little about music matters.  He was making the very valid point that … Continue reading

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Panic Room plus Karma Junkie

Panic Room were playing a home town gig in Swansea on Friday before their return to The Peel on Saturday.  I already had a ticket for the gig at The Peel, but once I heard that Liz Prendergast (who played … Continue reading

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Hounds Of Love Band plus Groucutt And Haynes

I don’t normally go in for what might be termed as tribute bands, but the Hounds Of Love Band sounded like a different proposition, so I decided to take the opportunity to go and see them at the Robin 2 … Continue reading

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Citadels, Towers Open Fire, Apollo Withstands plus Redtrack

On Wednesday night I went along to 93 Feet East on Brick Lane in the east end of London to see Apollo Withstands again.  I left work later than I had planned to.  The traffic was awful around Angel.  Commercial … Continue reading

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Aviv Geffen @ Proud Gallery

I went to the Aviv Geffen gig last night, at the Proud Gallery in Camden.  This was going to feature the Blackfield band lineup, including Steven Wilson.  As I walked through the rear entrance I found myself in a cobbled … Continue reading

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The Great Plain, Crystal & Aaron, Gemma plus Lois Barrett

I had seen The Great Plain on the bill with Island Three at the Bar Academy in Birmingham last year, so when I saw they were playing at The Walnut Tree Inn in Blisworth, about 10 miles from where I … Continue reading

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Brassneck, APPI and David Carroll

I posted a brilliant blog yesterday about this gig, but it has not shown up on MySpace, so I am having to do it again.  So this will be a tribute blog, and, naturally, nowhere near as brilliant. It was … Continue reading

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Mick Pointer’s Script For A Jester’s Tour

I did not want to spoil the setlist with my blog on the Friday show, so this will combine aspects from both the Friday and Saturday at The Peel in Kingston-upon-Thames, or should that be the new Marquee… I feel … Continue reading

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Tinyfish plus Sine Star Project

I was really looking forward to last night’s gig – the Tinyfish acoustic show before Christmas had been brilliant fun, and I had booked my flights to go over to Prog Rock 2009 in Poland, where they were part of … Continue reading

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