Live Reviews

Venini @ The Bar Fly

by Michael Hubbard

If anyone should be under the impression that Venini’s following would include a sizeable portion of Pulp fans, all excited about seeing ex-Pulp guitarist and…



a1 @ Astoria, London


They’re a boy band with a search-engine-friendly name, they’re from the same musical stable as Steps.As I write, they’ve just released one of the most...

Liz Horsman @ Players Theatre, London


She’s signed to the same record label as Blur, she’s gorgeously vampy in her mannerisms and she poses in absolutely the most theatrical fashion imaginable,...

Brian @ Rough Trade Shop, London


It is a beautiful day. Although we’re into late afternoon the sun still smiles on all and sundry assembled on Portobello Road. Sunglasses, vests, t-shirts...

Huun Huur Tu @ Royal Festival Hall, London


I first heard Huun Huur Tu way back in 1996 when my flatmate, an ex-gamekeeper, swordmaster, buddhist, eater of seaweed and political activist, parked himself...

Brian @ Complex, London


Brian. Well, why not? As bands’ names go, there’s been a James. Maybe there’ll be a Dave or a Trevor. This band’s name, as was...