Now in cahoots with drummer Jeremy Hickey aka RSAG, Jerry Fish’s love of circus, carnival and all things freak show has bore fruit in the shape of The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow.
Queens of the Stone Age returned to Ireland having made the step up to ‘arena’ shows. The O2 can make for an oddly sterile experience. After a full on body search prior to entry, we were treated to support act Sweethead’s shouty seventies- style glam rock.
It’s fair to say that the concert didn’t quite work, despite Lanegan’s charisma and some pleasing musical moments, there was a distracting lack of focus to the night.
The greatest mother fucker that you’re ever going to meet. If his lyrics are to be believed. We’re on board anyway and he’s playing 2 Irish gigs in March 2014.
Tindersticks: the band that supports itself. Stuart Staples and co played two sets on a busy Thursday night in Vicar Street. The first set was a more stripped-down set but after a disorientating…
Playing solo with just guitar and vocals, there was a fear that his often sensitive songs would be lost in the large venue. It turned out there was nothing to worry about.
Lou Reed has been around for as long as I’ve been aware of music. His passing is difficult to comprehend, he has been a constant in music for so long. From early on,…
Tindersticks’ latest album, released to commemorate 21 years of the band, is an odd collection. It’s not new material, yet it’s not a compilation of their finer moments. Rather it’s a re-recording from across their back catalogue utilising the current line-up.
Lightning Bolt showcases what Pearl Jam have become: an unashamed classic rock band.
Right across the album, Stephen Shannon’s sensitive production allows the nine tracks room to breathe. This album certainly won’t be for everybody but for those looking to spread a little aural sunlight across their weary cochlea, this is highly recommended.