We’re in the final days of July 2021, and here in the UK, most restrictions concerning lockdown have been lifted, the Government leaving it to “personal choice”…and to the view […]
The events of the past couple of weeks have been well-documented everywhere, and I don’t wish to add my own cutting analysis of that – and nor am I in […]
You are not entitled to anything, from any artist, and if you think you are, go and think about this again. “We owe you nothing You have no control” Fugazi […]
I go to see a whole lot of live music. Somewhere between 40 and 70 nights of my year, every year, are spent going to gigs and festivals, in the […]
The final part of this is to deal with the issues women have as performers – be that in bands, as DJs, or as other performers in a musical space.
Sadly, clubbing is no more a safe space for women than gigs are. Some of the stories I’ve had for this section are jaw-dropping, with quite extraordinary examples that should […]
I really shouldn’t have to be writing about this. “Our scene”, judging on many of the comments I’ve seen that came about from this, is anything but a safe space. […]