Live Review: Lissie (Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms, 04/12/16)

Written for PORTSMOUTH NEWS. --- Removing electricity from rock to leave behind only the voices and guitars, beckons assumptions that only a raw, atmospheric gloom will remain. On her acoustic tour, Lissie backs this up at least to begin with, during the profane 'Shameless' - its erratic rhythm built from knocking on the wood of her... Continue Reading →


Vibe Magazine 2006-2009

Now here is a blast from the past. From 2006-2009 I wrote the music column in South Downs College magazine. After I made a lecturer cry when I explained the illness related woes of school, after she asked whether I would write a column on how I got on with my life, it was decided that it... Continue Reading →

Live Review: Sonic Boom Six (Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms, 18/11/12)

This is a review of Sonic Boom Six's performance at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth, written for GUITAR CAFE. They were supported by The Barebackers, Zegema Beach and Imperial Leisure. Read the full review and much more at --- Manchester multi-genre rockers Sonic Boom Six brought their intense live show to Portsmouth. Kicking off the festivities were... Continue Reading →

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