"His playing was tasteful, without ever being flashy, and he has been the main reason for the bands upturn in fortunes over recent years..."
"During the finalé Whippz disappears into the audience before emerging, triumphantly brandishing yet another dark liquor, the set ending as raucously as it began." - The Burning Crows bring their unique style to the Brickmakers...
"After two great opening sets, the crowd we’re primed to jump around for the Rizzle Kicks lads as they hit the stage to the Inspector Gadget theme tune." - Nawaza catches the Rizzle Kicks show...
"Skinny jeans next to baggies, punk hair next to Bieber-esque bouffant, the common factor that unites them is that whatever they are doing, everyone is loving it." - Skrillex draws a mixed crowd, as Smiley finds out...
"The audience file out, many removing other people’s moist neck hair from their throats, thankfully a simmering vigour remains that should see them home warm at least."
"They play with an air of professionalism that showed that whilst they wanted to preview some new material, they were more than happy to give the crowd the classics that they wanted" - Smiley takes reviewing reigns at the UEA
"It was completely sold out, full of the young and the old, some in finery, some in jeans, but all up for a toe tapping time courtesy of local bands..."
"Make some noise, for Tinchy Stryder...just don’t try to steal his chains..."
"Having not played Norwich since November last year, it is obvious by the excitement in the room that Deaf Havana are very missed in our fine city."
"Suburban days are indeed upon us once again... and a little something for the weekend never hurt anyone, now did it!" - Steve catches Hard-Fi's return to Norwich...
"In my opinion, are complete genius’ in the way they write and perform such genre-bending songs so seamlessly...." - High praise from Ellie at the Enter Shikari gig.
"The audience, seizing their last chance of the night to go mental, do so." - Ellie checks out the Kids in Glass Houses' UEA gig
"Like a fine wine or a ripe cheese he deserves to be opened up by your good self."
"From the word go, the Long Island 5-piece own the crowd and the stage and even in this large room, make everyone feel involved."