For the majority of the all-seated crowd in Glasgow’s atmospheric underground railway arch venue, the suspicion is they’re here because of the ‘featuring John Paul Jones’ element of tonight’s bill.
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Friday 02 March 2012
British Airways pilots select the best routes on the planet, as seen from the very front of the plane.
Saturday 12 November 2011
Maidenhead United's Sam Beasant tells Paul Newman about emulating his dad's heroics
Saturday 05 November 2011
1. Laurence Sterne, Laurie Lee, Compton Mackenzie, Noël Coward. What's the connection?
Monday 01 August 2011
The electric guitar has survived ritual stage smashing and the rise of electronic pop. But now it faces a bigger challenge: guitar makers are running out of wood.
Monday 18 April 2011
Dave Grohl dreams that Kurt Cobain is still alive and they have reformed Nirvana.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Back to basics time for the Foo Fighters. Well, kinda.
Friday 08 April 2011
Just because it was recorded in Dave Grohl's garage doesn't make Wasting Light garage-rock, even if it was captured on analogue tape by Nirvana producer Butch Vig.
Thursday 24 February 2011
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was declared a God-like genius at the Shockwave NME awards and dedicated the prize to former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain.
Friday 10 December 2010
By my reckoning, Michael is the sixth posthumous album by Michael Jackson, albeit the first with any serious claim on containing a majority of original new material.
Friday 25 June 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Fans across the world mourned when chemical dependencies prematurely robbed us of such musical greats as Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Keith Moon, to name but a few.
Friday 20 November 2009
At a time when it's widely assumed that Jack White and a handful of unknown indie chums merits the accolade, Them Crooked Vultures is a supergroup worthy of the term, in the classic rock tradition of Blind Faith and ELP.
Sunday 15 November 2009
Friday 13 November 2009
A band picking up some "blog hype" (see below) are the young Canadian band Braids (right). Based in Montreal and comprised of two girls and two boys, the band are unsigned but have released two EPs, with talk of new material to come in the first half of next year. They play a sort of spacey, experimental pop that calls to mind Animal Collective, Broken Social Scene and Telepathe. Download two of their tracks, including the wonderful "Liver and Tan", at tinyurl.com/ya7q5x3.
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