NME PREMIER SHOW ROUND UP

Six consecutive nights of the best of new bands and we covered every one...

So that’s it then – 24 bands on six consecutive sold-out nights at the London WC1 Astoria. And we were there every night, writing reviews ready for you the following morning – the first with reviews… Click here for all the reviews Below is an at-a-glance summing up of 24 hours of music.

BAND OF THE WEEK

Mogwai

Honorable mention: Mercury Rev

SONG OF THE WEEK

‘Holes’ Mercury Rev

Honorable mention: ‘Helicon 1’

EVENT

Ian Brown joins UNKLE for ‘Be There’

MIRACLE

Shack managing to play live again

QUOTE

‘I was in the Pixies you buttfuck…I’m sorry I said fuck.’ Lou Barlow

BEST DRESSED

Ian Brown

Honorable mention: Clinic

LOOKALIKE

The drummer from Gay Dad and Jonathan Creek

HIGHEST TOUT PRICES

Sixty pound for Mercury Rev

That’s our entirely subjective take on the events after being at ever gig but maybe you saw it differently. Were you at any of the shows at the Astoria or on the tour? What was your take on it all?

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