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
Honorable mention: Mercury Rev
SONG OF THE WEEK
‘Holes’ Mercury Rev
Honorable mention: ‘Helicon 1’
Ian Brown joins UNKLE for ‘Be There’
Shack managing to play live again
‘I was in the Pixies you buttfuck…I’m sorry I said fuck.’ Lou Barlow
Honorable mention: Clinic
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?