Category Archives: National / International Music

School of Rock

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I know that I’m 15 years behind, but today I finally got around to watching Jack Black in School of Rock.  Of course, I already had a fairly good idea of what to expect in terms of plot, but I must say that I was blown away by the film: a riot of silliness,dissent and Tenacious D style rock music! … Read more »

Live Music: It’s Like Nothing Else!

Every time I go to see a musical show, now matter what the genre, wherever it’s playing, and whether or not the performers are professional or amateurs, I walk out of the experience a fuller person: enriched by the experience.  And, last night was no exception. Steve Earle and The Dukes played Manchester’s O2 Ritz as part of their world… Read more »

Music Journalism: Daily Mail Style

Tom Utley is paid to review a Paul Simon concert, even though he’s only ever been to 2 gigs in his entire life. Don’t bother to click on the link below – it’s only there should you become overwhelmed with curiosity as to how a man who obviously knows nothing about music and has nearly zero experience of live performances… Read more »