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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Remember walking into music shops where new and second-hand music was sold. You know the type with hand-written signs to separate artists by alphabet, dust lining the shelves and cool people who came in to loiter, peruse and pass the…

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I am a hardened and dedicated music fan! I am never happier than when lounging at a festival on the grass with the sun shining or seeing live music in small venues. I also love travel (I suspect I’m not…

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