Monthly Archives: May 2013

ANDY CAIRNS (THERAPY?) – SOUTHAMPTON JOINERS 17th May 2013

Opening the evening was Dave McPherson, frontman from the rock band InMe – although this performance was about his solo work as a more traditional singer songwriter and showcasing his powerful voice and wonderful guitar playing. There was only the … Continue reading

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THE SKINTS – PORTSMOUTH WEDGEWOOD ROOMS, 15th May 2013

It was main support Current Swell’s first performance in the UK having travelled over from Canada bringing their blend of acoustic folk/blues, which along with the combination of rough and smooth vocals provided courtesy of Davers Lang and Scott Stanton, were … Continue reading

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PUNK AT THE MILTON ARMS BARN – PORTSMOUTH, 11th May 2013

SHOOTING FISH Upon arrival at the Barn local act Shooting Fish were already on stage, blasting they’re way through a punk version of Don Henley’s classic “Boys of Summer” – a track I’ve heard other so called punk bands attempt, … Continue reading

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PIE AND VINYL PRESENTS: BO NINGEN – THE REGISTRY, PORTSMOUTH 10th May 2013

The Japanese musical explosion that is Bo Ningen have fast become fans of Pie and Vinyl having headlined the stage curated by everyone’s favourite Pie (and Vinyl) café at last year’s Southsea Fest so it was good to see the … Continue reading

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NEW MODEL ARMY – PORTSMOUTH WEDGEWOOD ROOMS 9th May 2013

The atmosphere tonight transformed into that of a festival tent with a couple of old school fans standing on top of the audience, several hands holding them aloft whilst they danced to opening track “Wonderful Way to Go” and it … Continue reading

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DEATH GRIPS – BRIGHTON COALITION 3rd May 2013

With minimal equipment on stage conversations amongst the audience soon led to the distinct lack of a drum kit (due to Zach Hill’s absence), resulting in Death Grips being down to just the two members for their UK tour. The … Continue reading

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MINUS THE BEAR – PORTSMOUTH WEDGEWOOD ROOMS 1st May 2013

Local support Noyo Mathis were given a warm reception as they came on stage at the Wedge and rightly so for live their well-crafted songs aren’t really sounding like anyone else in the Portsmouth scene at the moment, but at … Continue reading

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