• What’s this all about then?

    27/11/2019 by

    Welcome. Finally, after thinking about it for ages I’ve decided to write about my love of indie music. The plan is to base the writing around the comprehensive list of gigs I attended that I religiously recorded, in a battered Filofax, throughout the late eighties and nineties. I hope you enjoy it.

  • The Great British Music Weekend 1991

    11/10/2020 by

    At the end of 1990 adverts began to appear in the music press for what was billed as ‘The Great British Music Weekend’ at Wembley Arena. Initially I hesitated as my experience of Wembley Arena wasn’t great. Luckily when I saw R.E.M there I was near the front but the soulless atmosphere of the place… Read more

  • The Brixton Academy Syndrome.

    06/10/2020 by

    The early nineties was a great time for gigs, groups seemed to tour regularly and on top of album promoting tours there always seemed to be a benefit gig to go to. They quite often threw up some great line-ups. One such example occurred on November the 29th at Brixton Academy, a benefit for the… Read more

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