Bumbershoot

On my last weekend in the US, I went to the wonderfully-named Bumbershoot Festival at the Seattle Center (or two out of three days of it anyway). A festival of arts, comedy, film and music, there was a lot on the schedule I was excited about. In the morning of the first day, I had to move from … Continue reading

Clash

There are three very good bands/artists playing in Brighton next Saturday (22nd June). Not all conveniently in the same venue as part of a dream line-up, but all in separate places at the same time. They are… The Babies at The Green Door Store Deerhoof at The Haunt And Scout Niblett at Sticky Mike’s Frog … Continue reading

Great Escape 2013

I went to Great Escape a few weekends ago. It’s not a typical festival in that it doesn’t take place in a field, but at various venues spread out over the city (like a colder and more obscure version of Austin’s SXSW). This includes the usual suspects such as Audio, The Haunt and Komedia, as … Continue reading