Live Review: William Tyler, The Keep, Guildford 27.4.2019

William Tyler is a brilliant American guitarist who has plays in such bands as Lamb Chop, Silver Jews and with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billie. Both his parents are song writers from Nashville. On Saturday night he played the intimate surroundings of The Keep pub, in the shadow of the old castle walls of Guildford. The gig was […]

Live Review: Dan Treacy benefit gig 100 Club 8.11.2018

Last Thursday there was a benefit gig for Dan Treacy of The Television Personalities held at the 100 Club on Oxford Street. I couldn’t make it but Thomas Zimmermann, was there. I first met Thomas in 1984 when he promoted and  toured managed my band Go! Service supporting The T.V. Personalities round Europe. A few […]

Live Review: Olafur Arnalds 31.10.2018 The London Palladium

I first heard about the wonderful Erased Tapes label about seven years ago. It was in fact Clemence Godard, the co-founder of and promoter of tonight’s show, Bird on the Wire, who mentioned them to me. Bird on the Wire have the most amazing roster of acts that they promote in London, including Erased Tapes […]

Live Review: Mark Kozelek Union Chapel 11.10.2018

I saw Mark Kozelek at the Union Chapel in Islington last night. I have been a sporadic fan for years. I say sporadic as I think it’s pretty hard to be a devoted fan to a man who records under so many guises and releases so much music! I first became aware of him via […]