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Feeder // The Waterfront, 26.04.2012

Friday, June 22nd 2012

The energy levels remain as high as ever and Feeder are certainly still fighting fit, you will not see them hitting any walls at this stage of their almost marathon career of twenty one years.

Playfest 2012 // New Eccles Hall nr Quidenham, Norwich

Wednesday, June 13th 2012

"The stage was bombarded by a host of crazily dressed, manically dancing kids, which resulted in big smiles all round..." - Erin reports on the unique vibe at this year's Playfest.

Kindur // NNF2012, Epic Studios - 26.05.2012

Monday, June 11th 2012

"Such great joy and peace being achieved with simple physical dancing...well, it was life affirming." - Lizz enters the world of Kindur...

Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA // NNF2012, Theatre Royal - 26.05.12

Monday, June 11th 2012

"We were treated to a sprawling spoken word intro featuring elements of poetry and lyrics by artists from Captain Beefheart to Gil Scott-Heron, accompanied by Sun Ra’s music." - James Smith enters the strange Spatial world.

The Boy with Tape on His Face // NNF2012, The Spiegeltent - 24.05.12

Monday, June 11th 2012

"Using hand gestures and the most expressive eyes since Wallace and Gromit, he connects and communicates with the audience despite the obvious vocal barrier." - Smiley reviews the show at the Speigeltent

Alex Horne // Norwich Arts Centre - 02.05.2012

Friday, May 11th 2012

"At the present time he is working on his attempt to become the World’s Oldest Man (personal best:33)" - Lizz reviews the Alex Horne gig...

Paradise Lost // The Waterfront - 30.04.12

Wednesday, May 9th 2012

"When gothic metal stalwarts Paradise Lost came calling, the black-clad masses descended on the Waterfront to see them..." - Lenore reviews the Paradise Lost gig.

Deaf Havana // The Waterfront - 25.04.2011

Thursday, May 3rd 2012

"Rushing straight into song Leeches, the venue gets straight into the music and doesn’t seem to stop for air the rest of the night." - Ellie reviews the Deaf Havana gig...

UFO // The Waterfront - 28.03.2012

Monday, April 16th 2012

"His playing was tasteful, without ever being flashy, and he has been the main reason for the bands upturn in fortunes over recent years..."

Burning Crows EP Launch // The Brickmakers - 03.03.2012

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

"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...

Rizzle Kicks // UEA - 19.02.2012

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

"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...

Skrillex // UEA - 20.02.2012

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

"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...

Sonic Boom Six // The Waterfront - 12.02.2012

Tuesday, February 14th 2012

"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."

Kaiser Chiefs // UEA - 06.02.12

Monday, February 13th 2012

"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

Midwinter Moonshine // NAC - 21.12.11

Friday, January 6th 2012

"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..."

Tinchy Stryder // The Waterfront - 12.11.12

Monday, December 5th 2011

"Make some noise, for Tinchy Stryder...just don’t try to steal his chains..."

Deaf Havana // NAC - 07.11.11

Thursday, November 10th 2011

"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."

Benjamin Francis Leftwich // NAC - 03.10.11

Monday, October 17th 2011

Hard Fi // The Waterfront - 21.09.11

Wednesday, October 12th 2011

"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...

Enter Shikari // UEA - 05.10.11

Wednesday, October 12th 2011

"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.

Kids in Glass Houses // UEA - 02.10.11

Friday, October 7th 2011

"The audience, seizing their last chance of the night to go mental, do so." - Ellie checks out the Kids in Glass Houses' UEA gig

Ron Sexsmith // The Waterfront - 08.09.11

Wednesday, September 21st 2011

"Like a fine wine or a ripe cheese he deserves to be opened up by your good self."

Taking Back Sunday // UEA - 30.08.11

Thursday, September 15th 2011

"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."


Saturday, February 26th 2011

Jelly Festival

Saturday, February 26th 2011