All the gigs of my life: Gig 3 – Pet Shop Boys, Tuesday, November 01, 1994, Perth Entertainment Centre

“It’s only now, as midnight approaches, that I realize how many songs they didn’t play. I’m barely able to breathe let alone move or walk. I may never listen to guitar music again.”

Pet Shop Boys ticket

This gig marked my introduction into the most joyous and life-affirming experience that I have ever known: seeing one of my all-time favourite bands live. As such, it was a pretty important day.

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All the gigs of my life: Gig 1 – Big Day Out Festival, Fremantle Oval, Perth WA, 30th January 1993

By January 1993 I was 17, nearly 18. Since becoming a music obsessive via David Bowie and the Pet Shop Boys at age 13, I had wandered through the early 90s in search of My Scene. I stumbled through a varied landscape including Faith No More, Seal and Jesus Jones before deciding that where I really belonged was the dreamy and swirly world of shoegazing. Continue reading

Welcome to Scruffy Storms

Greetings wayward internet voyager, and welcome to my music blog, because what the world really need now is another random person wittering on about music! In this blog I will write about all the gigs I’ve ever been too – 147 as of the 1st of January 2018. I’ll also post excitedly about any new tunes that are worth posting excitedly about, and try to do some album reviews too. Just for fun, I’ll also unleash onto the world some of my own tunes from time to time. It’ll be a scruffy, stormy ride, because that’s what the inside of my head is like at the best of times, but I hope you find something to amuse.