Jamie Lenman Shuffle album review

Jamie Lenman – ‘Shuffle’ album review


Anyone who has seen Jamie Lenman play live will know he loves nothing more than to pull out a surprise cover or two. Whether it’s a faithful rendition of ‘Especially for You’ with his wife or songs by Madness and Queen at a festival or even a famous TV theme tune like ‘Home and Away’,…

So-Crates band Surrey Aldershot Guildford v1

SO-CRATES – ‘V1’ EP review


SO-CRATES (we believe that’s the right casing for their name) are a band made up of musicians you’re bound to recognise if you’ve been to a gig in Hampshire or Surrey over the past decade and a half. We fondly remember the likes of Reuben and Hold Your Horse Is so to hear about a…

2000trees Festival – Saturday 12 July 2014


Hailing from Cheltenham, local boys I, the Lion opened the Axiom on Saturday morning – with their relentless assault of Biffy-style riffs and rock choruses the perfect start to another wonderfully warm day. VerseChorusVerse delivered a stunning acoustic set in the early afternoon sunshine up in the Croft, which once again contained his version of…

Top 5 Christmas Songs


We all know how it goes over the festive period. Radio stations, offices and work parties all play those all-too-familiar Christmas songs on a constant repeat. At Spectral Nights, we have bad memories from 10-hour shifts at a famous supermarket where the same CD was on a loop throughout. There was no restbite from this…