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THREE AND A HALF HOUR CONCERT: Waiting too long for The Cure?

2 Apr

When it comes to a professional critical review of a concert, it can be difficult to get it right.

Reviews are always going to be subjective. If you’re a huge fan of a band then chances are, you’re going to enjoy seeing them live no matter what, and you’re going to be even happier to hear the b-sides. On the other hand, if you’ve only heard them once or twice and your mate had a spare ticket, you’re going to be less pleased to barely recognise any of the songs – and that’s not taking into consideration that it could be a band like My Bloody Valentine. Not for the faint-hearted, that one.

But neither of those perspectives would be wrong.

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SINGLE REVIEW: Age Anti Age (The I.D)

12 Jun

Age Anti Age starts off shaky; the vocals sound oddly muffled and it feels almost sludgey. It’s also deceptively slow, but absolutely worth holding onto until the chorus – because that’s when it all kicks in.

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