Spectral Nights: Top Glastonbury Festival Sets


As we’ve now reached 1,000 posts* (as our friends at For the Rabbits said when they reached this landmark, that’s a lot of words to basically say ‘I like this song/band/album etc’) we thought we’d look back over the Glastonbury Festivals we’ve attended and choose a set that lit up Worthy Farm from each year.…

Spectral Nights Top 5: The Charlatans


With Tim Burgess set to release his new solo album ‘I Love the New Sky’ (out on 22 May via Bella Union – pre-order here) and keeping so many music fans entertained over the lockdown with #TimsTwitterListeningParty on Twitter, we thought it was a good time to pick out a Top 5 from his band…

Dboy – Aldershot West End Centre, 12 May 2019


If you’ve watched the video for ‘Dboy for President’, you will know that the trio from Welland, Canada tend to do things a little differently. With spokesperson Kirill Kutchokokov, President of The Official Dboy Scout Order (the band themselves never conduct interviews), proudly declaring them ‘superconducters of love’ their tour stopped off in Aldershot to…

Ryan Adams Royal Albert Hall 2017 Prisoner

Spectral Nights Top 5 live sets of 2017


We’ve had another fine year on the gig-going front with our local venues and promoters putting on exceptional shows. Among our favourites were a secret Marika Hackman gig supporting Me and the Moon and Jamie Lenman’s Christmas Jamboree at the Guildford Boileroom, Black Peaks, Souer and Muncie Girls at the Westy (Aldershot) and an all-too-rare…