September, 2011

Mike Marlin @ Hoxton Hall

Had Marlin taken off his glasses after removing his hat I would not have been surprised if Badly Drawn Boy had been revealed and it’s a compliment to Marlin that his music could stand up to Damon Gough’s vast back catalogue.

Richmond Fontaine & support Laura Gibson @ Scala, London

I didn’t anticipate just how manly the fan base of Richmond Fontaine would be. I actually caught myself staring at a man I was convinced it was James May of Top Gear fame. Then suddenly everyone looked like they were from Top Gear. Everyone.

Andreas Englund: Superartist

Andreas England is a brilliant Swedish artist based in Stockholm. He has just finished a series of pictures humorously depicting the universal problem of growing old, but from that of a Superheroes perspective.

Fenech-Soler Live @ HMV Institute Birmingham

Fenech-Soler postponed this UK tour back in March when frontman Ben Duffy was diagnosed with testicular cancer so it’s been a long time since they last played live in Birmingham. Matthew Cooper was there to welcome them back.

Top 5 Frankfurt Motorshow 2011

There were someone terrific new cars launched and amazing concept vehicles on display at this years 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Lisa (The Car Addict) reports on her top 5 cars from the event.

Tech Review: Motorola Xoom

Things happen fast in the world of technology and yesterdays state-of-the-art is this weeks museum piece. Will the Xoom stand the test of time?

Dave Weiner: Finger Picking Good

Interview with one of the worlds best guitarists, Dave Weiner. Star tutor from the Riff of the Week You Tube Channel and Steve Vai’s rhythm guitarist.