Monthly Archives: May 2005

The Tears @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire 23/​05/​05

When the announcement was made that Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler were to reunite after 10 years apart and form The Tears, it’s fair to say there were several eyebrows raised. Together, they started Britpop and became the first band to earn the now regular title of ‘Best New Band In Britain’. They released two […]

Tom Vek, Moby @ Brixton Academy 19/​​05/​​05

Brixton Academy is a curious place. A popular venue for the short among us (god bless that sloping floor), this ex-​​​​theatre has played host to some of the most historic shows and the most memorable performances. However, there is also the possibility that the cavernous space can suck the life and soul out of an […]

Sister, Trap2 @ Death Disco, Notting Hill Arts Club 11/​05/​05

Playing a London gig is often a fairly unpredictable affair. With a countless number of venues within such a close proximity of each other, how can you be guaranteed a crowd when in all likelihood Willy Mason’s busking outside, Pete Doherty’s getting involved in an onstage scrap down the road and The Others are about […]