Continuing on with the excellent series of benefits is the latest Locked in the dressing Room comps. As the light is starting to emerge on live music once again it will be more difficult to remember how many venues and staff were left with no income. For most reading this blog live music was a pulse we clung on to. We looked forward to the camaraderie of gigs, the explosion of sound and sight on stage as our world revolved so much around music. That came to a halt as we re-assesed and some tried to recreate that experience online. But it was difficult. Live In the Dressing Room was created to show support to venues by the musicians.
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This week it's the turn of Hooligan and Blue Carpet Band Guitarist Dave Linehan to pick 5 songs he's listening to at the moment. Lenny has a long history of playing in bands and is the young boy that has grabbed fame in a picture from Dandelion Market days in Dublin outside Advance Records. His … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Hooligan
Rebellion 2017 Day 3 My introduction to los Fastidios came a few years ago. They had just finished an Irish tour that I missed out on. Their background is in oi music. They proudly proclaim football as an interest but also are anti fascist and animal rights exponents. Sure what's not to like. Sing along … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 3
I picked up 2 copies of this at Rebellion It is a hark back to the cut and paste zines from the 80's with staples down the side, the interviews are pretty sparse but he can only print what the band reply I suppose Issue 34 has interviews with Anti-Establishment,Angelic Upstarts,RED ALERT and East Town Pirates! Issue … Continue reading Fanzine Of The Week – Eaten Alive
Rebellion 2016 - Day 4 There's always a certain nostalgia to the last day. Like the last day of a Christmas holiday as you prepare to return to work or revert to a life you had escaped for the week. The stalls that had been a hive of activity for four days are, in some … Continue reading Rebellion 2016 – Day 4
Rebellion 2014 day 4 It's always good to talk and listen so Ian glasper told us his story around his punk books. Great to hear the tales behind the book and its reason for existence joey shithead is with terry chimes and Patrik Fitzgerald so missed his interview but I got to see 16 guns … Continue reading Rebellion 2014 Day 4