Category Archives: Live


The fact that ArcTanGent Festival has changed so little since its inception is a testament not only to the outstanding team of men and women who curate and create it every year but the people that attend it too. The festival has grown at a pretty steady rate over the last five years but one of its unique features remains […]

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DEFTONES. Alexandra Palace, London. 05.05.17

The atmosphere isn’t exactly electric early tonight. Maybe it’s because Deftones are pretty regular visitors to London, or because Ally Pally is literally no one’s idea of a good time, but it might just be because Deftones fans have grown up with the band. No offence to thousands of people politely queuing around the outside of the venue as doors […]

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THRICE. Forum, London. 25.08.16

The last time Thrice were here they were going away forever. Or at least for a very long time. The dreaded word ‘hiatus’ was fresh in the air and when the band waved goodbye to a packed Forum in 2012 they seemed to mean it, there was no longing in their eyes, only resolution, almost relief. Which only makes it […]

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And just like that the best weekend of the year is back. Yeah yeah, argue all you like but there is no other festival with this many great bands in such a great space watched by such a great crowd. For three years now the folk behind ArcTanGent have successfully increased the size, scope and ticket sales of their festival […]

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MAYBESHEWILL. Koko, London. 15.04.16

And now, the end is near, and so we face the final curtain. It’s been coming for a while of course, Maybeshewill announced their split in September last year and the farewell tour has been halfway around the world since then, but that doesn’t make this any easier. They’ve always been such a reliable, consistent outfit, the kind of band […]

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