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Gigs of the year


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So, the year is nearly over, which means it's time for all those lovely lists...


Anyway, here's my 5 favourite gigs of the year:


1. The Low Anthem (Kazimier) - simply stunning

2. Amsterdam (Kazimier) - top singalong night as ever

3. The Jim Jones Revue (O2 Academy 2) - rock and roll heaven; so glad I got to see them at last

4. Blue Orchids (Kazimier) - obscure80sindienostalgiaheaven

5. The War On Drugs (Kazimier) - intense pleasure, and a special treat as I probably wouldn't have bothered getting the album if I hadn't seen they were playing and thought I'd chance my arm

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1. Tindersticks, Santa Maria de Feira.

2. Saint Etienne, London Palladium

3. Little Boots, XOYO

4. Tindersticks, Somerset House

5. The Tempest, Theatre Royal, Bath. Not strictly a gig, but there was a surprising amount of music in it.


er...that's it.

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Not as much as in years past, but (in no order)…


Mark Kozelek at Union Chapel

Refused at Kentish Town Forum

Afghan Whigs/Codeine/Shellac/Kings of Convenience at Primavera Sound Porto

Pinback at Hoxton Bar and Grill

Crash of Rhinos at Old Blue Last

Cloud Nothings at Cargo

Soundgarden at Hyde Park

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Where did you see them?




I really want to go to this years Festival in the Desert.


Islamists have made the area a pretty dangerous place, I think it may have been cancelled. The locals are doing what they can in trying to fight back as they are trying to ban music and other performing arts.

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