All the gigs of my life: Gig 74 – Mark Owen, Tuesday, September 30, 2003, Islington Academy

A glittering gem of a joy-filled gig from the wondrous Mark Owen. ‘Well. Proof, as if any was needed, that Mark Owen is going to Save Pop Music: he covered “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” and did not change the “boy” to “girl”. He UNDERSTANDS!!!’ Out of all the many musical delights that… Read More All the gigs of my life: Gig 74 – Mark Owen, Tuesday, September 30, 2003, Islington Academy

All the gigs of my life: Gig 72 – David Bowie, Monday, September 8, 2003, Riverside Studios

My first Bowie gig. I’d waited 15 years for it, and it did not disappoint. ‘He was there! David Bowie, the man who changed my life more radically than anyone else on this planet, as close as if he were standing at the other end of my room! I could see the oddness of his… Read More All the gigs of my life: Gig 72 – David Bowie, Monday, September 8, 2003, Riverside Studios

Single reviews: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, “Blue Moon Rising” / Liam Gallagher, “Once”

The initial comments on the new video for Noel Gallagher’s “Blue Moon Rising” were very telling. Uninspired. Sell out. Can’t believe this is the same man who wrote <insert Any Oasis Tune here>. Noel has committed the crime of making music that Doesn’t Sound Like Oasis, and to some middle aged blokes wishing to relive… Read More Single reviews: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, “Blue Moon Rising” / Liam Gallagher, “Once”