Spectral Nights Top 5 Albums of 2017


2017 has been an incredible year for music with so many must-have EPs and albums. Big names like Ryan Adams, The National and British Sea Power released their best new material in years while the likes of BSM, Holy Roar and Specialist Subject Records helped ensure the independent scene continued to thrive. Below are our…

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 gigs of 2013


We haven’t been to as many concerts this year as in previous times, but still managed to get out to at least one a week. We’ve been entertained by many bands, both on major labels and unsigned, and without further ado, here’s our Top 5 favourite gigs of 2013! Three Trapped Tigers, Tall Ships, The…

Autumn gigs preview


As soon as the sun sets on Reading Festival, ArcTanGent and Bestival, it’s time to think about the cold and dark nights when gig season gets back into full swing. The likes of Frightened Rabbit and Everything Everything (with Dutch Uncles in support) will be playing throughout the country, while there are also some tremendous…