Monthly Archives: July 2010

Tramlines 2010 – ‘Tramlines Times’ Festival Introduction

A sequel is never better than the original. That difficult second album. Forget these ill-founded clichés about second comings because Tramlines is back bigger and better than its predecessor. Imagine a ‘Terminator 2’, ‘Aliens’ and ‘The Bends’ mash up and … Continue reading

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The Get Up Kids @ Leeds Cockpit 29/06/10

Support: The Xcerts I feel somewhat cheated. After seeing The Get Up Kids twice last year, on what was originally billed as their ‘last ever UK tour’, seeing them again only a year later seems a bit wrong. That said, … Continue reading

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Glastonbury 2010 – Worthy Farm 25th / 26th /27th June

As the original British music festival turns 40, founder Michael Eavis and daughter Emily promised something exceptional. Arriving on Wednesday morning to sweltering sunshine, maybe it wasn’t just the music they were talking about. Before the offical bands started on Friday, a slew … Continue reading

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The Gaslight Anthem @ Birmingham Academy 22/06/10

Support: Sharks, Twin Atlantic In just over three years since their debut ‘Sink Or Swim’, New Brunswick New Jersey’s The Gaslight Anthem have gone from a little known punk quartet, to a band on the very cusp of mainstream success. Back with … Continue reading

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