Gig review: Roaming Son + Dirdsbead + Stiv Cantarelli and the Silent Strangers

Imagine creating an object made of thousands of minuscule vibrations, all bouncing off each other and working together to make the object appear to be one complete thing. The thing is made of its component parts, but exists only as itself – remove or change any part of it and it becomes something different entirely. Now consider this. The object you’ve created is a product … Continue reading Gig review: Roaming Son + Dirdsbead + Stiv Cantarelli and the Silent Strangers

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Impignorating in Sheffield – #1

Art: Glenn Miller.
Wet Nuns. By: Glenn Miller.

Heeeeeeey, it’s me, your friendly neighbourhood listings editor, @Orestes_yipee. There was no preview on May because I was on strike. ATTICA! ATTICA!

However, this is June, the best month of the year. Here’s your June Preview. Continue reading “Impignorating in Sheffield – #1”

Good Vibrations charity gig


Last Saturday was the Good Vibrations fundraiser for Macmillan and Myeloma UK, two good charities that might require your attention. It was an eventful evening.

“Who died and made you king quiff?” said my co-editor and friend for the evening, Orestes Xistos, after seeing my get up. I reconsidered and scrapped my Setzer-approved quiff for a more reasonable ponytail that could make me look like Banderas if I did exercise, but instead makes me look like a third rate Steven Seagal. That’s how it goes. Continue reading “Good Vibrations charity gig”

Gig: Mordrake, Canyon Family, Coma Girls, Roaming Son

The Washington, that last Outpost before The Great Sheffield Wilderness, hosted on Thanksgiving day an Americana night with 4 bands, 2 on the velvet and gossamer side of fabric, the other couple on the denim and polyester side. Amidst the constant, Tapper-like flow of drinks, free turkey sandwiches were given and a hard-as-hell quiz was imposed (to the tune of Murder by Death‘s ‘Until morale improves, the beatings will continue’). Continue reading “Gig: Mordrake, Canyon Family, Coma Girls, Roaming Son”