The set of a dozen tracks once again confirmed to me that Lauran Hibberd is only at the start of her journey within the industry. She has bags of personality, an incredible ear for riffs and melody, and an all too rare ability to write catchy, relatable lyrics that can resonate with people of all ages and from all walks of life.
“ It is absolutely no wonder why the people of Glasgow have been flooding to venues within the city to catch a glimpse of Spyres.”
Having already played up and down the country in the likes of Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, the eighth date of the tour brought Lauran and her band to south coast in order to grace the stage at the Concorde 2 on Brighton’s seafront.
Arriving in Southampton for the first time as part of an eleven date UK tour, Hatchie had the unenviable task of providing main support for what was a homecoming show for The Vaccines’ frontman Justin Hayward-Young.
Show 2,307 brought Turner to Bournemouth, a short drive down the coast from his hometown of Winchester, to play the largest headline show he has ever played in the seaside town, on a frightfully cold evening dominated by cold winds and icy roads that had threatened to prevent many of the 4,000 strong crowd from attending.
If you’re a fan of indie anthems, flamboyant style and feel-good vibes, then Jerry Williams could quite possibly be your new favourite artist.
Fontaines D.C. were performing at The Joiners in Southampton on 14th January.
There are always smiles and laughter when Beans On Toast is performing – for however long he is on stage you are able to escape from the harsh reality of today’s hate-filled world and instead rebel against all that modern government, media and right-wing societies try to promote.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the three-piece appeared a tad weary following their travels, but rather than allowing this to affect their performance, it actually went some way to creating a transcendently relaxed atmosphere which was enjoyed by all those in attendance.
Against The Current may be swimming against the usual “current” of rock bands, but if they carry on progressing at the same rate they have been over the past two or three years, their own waves they are making will only continue to get bigger and bigger.