Tramlines 2013 – The good, the bad and the _____

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Well, Tramlines 2013 is done and dusted and I’ve reviewed it amply for La Pop Life (a top site from México) and Goldflakepaint (a top site from Bristol). For my own Shithole of a Website (TM), Sloucher, I’ll do a bit of photo caption and then go into an assessment of the bad, the good and the _____. Continue reading “Tramlines 2013 – The good, the bad and the _____”

Last call for the Monday Night Gig – Last gig at Soyo Live

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The Banshee (or La Llorona, if you will) screamed for the soul of the Monday Night Ritual that was Soyo Live. It was a surprise, hard hitting piece of news as it had been four years of free shows offering a veritable cornucopia of styles, catering to both the slack jawed who just wanted “rawk” and the stuffy discerning snob who used too many adjectives. Not a month would pass without having at least one band that would fit perfectly on anyone’s “most played” list on Last.fm. Continue reading “Last call for the Monday Night Gig – Last gig at Soyo Live”

Blessa, Fear of Men & Veronica Falls at The Harley

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It doesn’t get much better than this, a trio of great bands, presented in the stage that occupies the funky joint called The Harley. Three bands playing music from genres that will not cater for a crisp, clear cut sound, but an expansive sound with heavy brushings of reverb, fuzz and overdrive. Continue reading “Blessa, Fear of Men & Veronica Falls at The Harley”