Like many longstanding bands, the Buzzcocks have something of a built-in fanbase that will come to see them whenever they come to town. But the Buzzcocks do not take their fanbase for granted at all. They delivered a fantastic, high-energy show that left everyone happy.
In addition to featuring well-drawn characters, interesting storylines, razor-sharp dialogue, and, for better or worse, the fashions of the early 1980s, Ashes to Ashes also has a fantastic soundtrack that is chock full of the music of the time.
Pixie Lott, the 19-year-old from Essex, England who is one of Britain’s biggest rising pop stars, recently appeared on the season premiere on the UK talk program The Graham Norton Show.
Little Boots began her tour of North America with a spectacular sold-out show at NYC’s Highline Ballroom on the same day that her debut album, Hands, received its American release.
Reviewed by Dave Thompson.
In the mid-1960’s, a teenage lad from the industrial town of Middlesborough, England, headed to London to make music. His band got a gig, and a gig meant money, food and freedom. On the way to the group’s breakthrough concert, however, the unthinkable happened: The van broke down.
Rock ’n’ roll and Egyptology have long been fairly substantial companions. Not one of them, however, ever shared the convictions of Ramases, a central heating salesman from Sheffield, England, who believed himself to be the reincarnation of an Egyptian god and who, in the heady days of late 1960s England, found a lot of other people ready to believe him as well.