It’s rare to see Radiohead perform in an intimate venue when they usually command stadiums, so it comes as no surprise that queues formed around the block. Hawk-eyed touts littered the pavement outside and a few unlucky fans ended up…

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I was fortunate enough a couple of years ago to see Prince perform in an intimate venue at London’s Roundhouse. I hadn’t expected a 55 year old pop star in elaborate clothing to belt out songs like he used to,…

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Once a year NME and Austin, Texas pledge their loyal oath to the giants of the music industry with an awards ceremony in London’s Brixton Academy. After a full year of attending stadiums and backstreet sticky floor pub gigs, NME…

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Music creates the soundtrack to each and every one of my trips abroad. So much so that when I hear the same songs years later, it takes me back to that place. It evokes the foreign soil smells, sounds and…

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