Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

There are few bands still around to celebrate 20 years of their seminal album, let alone one on top form, but the Manics are and they are celebrating Everything Must Go, the album that propelled them into the mainstream, in style. ‘So nice of you to remember.’ quiped James Dean Bradfield to the Hydro. James… Continue reading Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

New adventures in sports reporting

One of the things I love about journalism is the diversity of it. I’ve not really done sports reporting before but for the next 11 days during the Commonwealth Games I’m going to be part of the Games News Service getting flash quotes at the Hockey. Already I’ve had interesting times learning about the sport… Continue reading New adventures in sports reporting

Fatherson @ the Arches

Having just released debut album I am an Island this hometown show was sure to be special for Fatherson. The venue is absolutely packed even before the support act have finished and the audience is impatient before Fatherson take to the stage. The importance of the night is not lost on Fatherson and they are… Continue reading Fatherson @ the Arches