Tag: electric ballroom

  • So. Much. Joy. The Hold Steady Live In London

    So. Much. Joy. The Hold Steady Live In London

    In a week that saw the demise of the NME’s print edition after sixty-odd years, it is reassuring that some traditions remain. The country is still run by incompetents, it’s impossible to find a telecoms provider whose call centre isn’t indescribably awful, and The Hold Steady are still introducing (so much) joy to the world […]

  • Beck Pays Tribute To Tom Petty With Cover of American Girl: Live at The Electric Ballroom

    Beck Pays Tribute To Tom Petty With Cover of American Girl: Live at The Electric Ballroom

    A new album by Beck is something to be celebrated, and the man himself has been in London all week to promote the new LP “Colors”, an upbeat, shiny, modern pop record, a million miles removed from its predecessor, the gorgeous but melancholy “Morning Phase”. Even better, Beck and his band eschewed the chance to […]

  • Teenage Fanclub: Live at The Electric Ballroom

    Teenage Fanclub: Live at The Electric Ballroom

    It is something of a mystery, akin to that of why men have nipples, as to quite why Teenage Fanclub have not set the world alight in quite the same way as some lesser bands.  From the moment Raymond McGinley sold his fridge to pay for the recording costs of their debut single, surely great […]