Monthly Archives: February 2011

NME Awards, Brixton Academy, 23 February 2011: The View From The Bar

It started with walking through the Production Doors of Brixton Academy and bumping into Nick Grimshaw. This was not going to be an ordinary night’s work. The grubby slope that is the stalls of the Academy was transformed into a large area of decking rammed with delicately arranged tables being stocked with free booze. Having […]

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Mark Ronson & The Business International at the Roundhouse, 16 February 2011

Tonight Mark Ronson will be joined on stage at the Roundhouse by his Business International, and a line-up of special guests so impressive and varied it’s almost difficult to believe they’ll all turn up. TV cameras sweep across the audience, hinting that this is going to be a big one. Red-suited, Ronson steps up with […]

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Mik Whitnall, etc. at The Jamm, 12 Feb 2011

Tonight is the night that Mik Whitnall, Babyshambles guitarist, unveils his solo career. Supporting him are a load of new bands apparently “of the highest quality and all primed to the peak of their stage rocking best”. Unfortunately, the night turns out to be a reminder never to believe what a promoter says. In the […]

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