On a day when that august (and indeed August) celebration of the best albums of the year, the Mercury Prize nominations list, was released, a small part of Southend-on-Sea was showing what a bit of DIY spirit and grit and… Read More ›
Life is busy, right? What with the need to prevent bosses and clients banging at the door with pitchforks and flaming torches with the day job, keeping my wife and kids entertained with brilliant jokes, silly walks and bad singing,… Read More ›
On the day that the last Orchestrator of British Sea Power (via the Falklands conflict) was buried, it was fitting that British Sea Power (the band) marked the occasion by laying unnecessary waste to a Shepherd’s Bush Empire that was… Read More ›
Ray Davies live in concert at Southend on Sea We still walk alongside legends. Sometimes it seems we just don’t appreciate it. Alongside contemporaries Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger and Pete Townsend, there stands one of the greatest songwriters in rock… Read More ›
The Horrors! The Horrors! Southend’s Chinnerys shakes to secret JD Roots homecoming gig by The Horrors.
Seeing The Horrors play live at their home town of Southend was a special moment. Chris Martin’s campaign against tinnitus had a setback last night as Southend on Sea got to welcome home The Horrors at a special gig at… Read More ›