Primal Scream @ Brighton Dome, 14/12/2016

A crowd of middle-aged ‘90s raves survivors- half of whom in Stone Roses Adidas cagoules show the sign of the time and half turned into posh hipsters-wannabe in patterned shirts and refined beards- and a tired-looking Bobby Gillespie still in his Glastonbury 2013 pink-and-black suit are the first impressions of a Primal Scream gig, but the Scottish front man still has the energy, the tunes and the power to make everyone dance as it was 1991 again.

Allah Las @ The Haunt, Brighton, 14/10/2016

Usually, bands bringing back 60s sounds are the top bill of Sunday afternoon pubs. This is not the case of Allah Las, whose personal and unique latin and psych-flavoured take on West Coast jingle-jangling garage-beat made them a cult band even far from their hometown of Los Angeles. A change of venue – from Patterns…

The Blank Tapes live @ The Observer Building, Hastings, 14/5/2016

If to the eyes of The Blank Tapes’ mastermind Matt Adams Hastings looks like a small San Francisco, to my ears the town turns for a night into an East Sussex L.A. to the jingle-jangling West Coast psych-surf-pop sounds of The Blank Tapes. One of the most creative and prolific bands of the last decade…