Tongue Fu Review For You

Whilst other poets and performers might covet trophies, accolades or publication my biggest “prose goes pro” dream would one day to be invited to share the stage with the Tongue Fu team. Combining the soul of jazz with the power of practised poetry Chris Redmond has crafted an evening that moves your feet, heart and…

The Boomtown Travel Guide

So you’ve booked your ticket and you’re putting together an itinerary for a visit to the country’s maddest party town. We’ve put together a little guide to help you squeeze out every drop of that sweet insanity from this particular cocktail of craziness. Our first piece of advice would be to take the to do…

Save Bournemouth, Save The Winchester

When I moved back from London to Bournemouth four years ago, I thought the days of watching my favourite haunts and venues swiftly transform into chain stores and swanky restaurants were behind me. Sadly, as it plays out, this is clearly not the case. In London gentrification is very real, and unsurprisingly fuelled by capitalism and commerce…

Featured Artist: The Jaw

A long time ago in an email inbox not that far away… we received an enticing and inventive invite to join The Jaw on their guerilla gig tour of London to promote the release of their upcoming EP. Needless to say the offer was one we couldn’t possibly turn down and so we turned up…

Chaplin’s Hello Hawaii & Wikkaman Shindig Review

When you put the words Chaplin’s and Shindig together you’re pretty much guaranteed a crowd. The venue itself has more than established itself as a fine purveyor of frothy fermented beverages and frantic frolicking fun. When they use the word shindig you can be fairly sure they mean it in the hootennaniest sense. Before we…

Chali 2NA + Krafty Kuts at Canvas Bournemouth Review

We arrived early and settled into the comfy laid back atmosphere of the beautiful Canvas bar. We await with baited breath the imminent opening of the dancefloor and stage, we might have been a little embarrassingly keen. Our eyes flicker nervously to the stagedoor barely able to contain our visible glee, because hip hop greatness…

Lack Of Afro at 1812 Bournemouth Review

1812 is a venue that is definitely not being used to the best of its potential, we’re hoping that’s going to change. This was our first taste of it’s sleak style, kicking cocktail menu and awesome atmosphere, we’ll definitely be going back for a second helping soon. We arrived early to get settled and check out…

Rambling Rich: Twisted Eurovisions

We’re stuck with shit politicians we didn’t elect, shit TV personalities we didn’t want to watch, and shit music we don’t want to listen to. We’ve got a political shit in our mouths, and another is about to be served up to us.

Live Review: Kilkovec & Guests ‘Plunge’ EP Release tour

The twenty-sixth day of the first month, I find myself in Southampton. The exact location, Pre Bar. I am here to listen to live music, music that I should enjoy. There is a sense of excitement brewing in the venue, it’s cosy interior suggests tonight could be rather loud.  Today Kilkovec begin their E.P release…