The first thing I appreciate are the seats – for some reason (*cough* touts, *ahem* bots), I’ve never managed to get much closer than the balcony nosebleeds at the Royal Concert Hall. Tucked snugly behind the sound desk on a rainy Tuesday night, canopied by the terrace above, I feel ensconced within a cosy pocket of calm air.Read More
Protomartyr singer Joe Casey cuts a diminished figure as he shuffles onto the CCA stage; one that the Tumblr page ‘Descriptions of Joe Casey’ has long celebrated in the most evocative language. With such high praise of Casey as “an inverse Bono”, “an insurance salesman” and “an agitated salaryman who had one drink too many at happy hour” having already preceded this review, it’s difficult to know what more I can offer.Read More
An air of mild confusion hangs over tonight’s show, which was downgraded from Cottiers theatre to the emphatically less glamorous environs of Audio at short notice. Sadly, spectators are thin on the ground, suggesting that low ticket sales may lie behind the last-minute relocation.Read More
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