It is a typical rowdy Saturday night gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands, with lots of beer fights, and the crowd is getting impatient waiting for Idlewild to finally take the famous stage for the first ti
Shepherd's Bush Empire, 26th Oct 2000
Turn is not a terrible name for a band. As a result of their name, however, and also the fact that they are on Infectious records (home of the likeable Ash, but the boring My Vitriol among others), I
Anti Social (2001)
"Don't expect a warning when I come ! "
They bring it all out in the open right from the first line. Turn aren't here to make you feel cosy. Painfully realistic, they're here to be brutal and hone
Check My Ears (2001)
Turn are a hard band to place. You think you've got them sussed and then they open a new song in a completely differently style from the last one, sending you into the type of confused panic that is
When you're a rock superstar, who do you turn to for musical advice? Jon Bon Jovi tells Nick Dent-Robinson about this and more.
If You Like the Beatles...Here are Over 200 Bands, Films, Records and Oth
Lisa Torem is impressed by Bruce Pollock's encyclopedic new book on the Beatles and the bands and other artists that they in turn influenced
Leaf, Liverpool, 5/3/2020
Richard Lewis watches Gomez lead singer Ben Ottewell turn in an excellent solo performance at Leaf in Liverpool.
Ritz, Manchester, 12/12/2019
On the final tour date in support of acclaimed new LP ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ shoegaze legends Ride turn in a storming set on Election Night at a sold-out Ritz in Manchester. Richard Lewis reviews.
Academy, Manchester, 23/11/2018
On the road to plug his recent solo disc ‘Coup de Grace’, Marie Hazelwood sees Miles Kane turn in an impressive, reliably crowd-pleasing set at a full to capacity Manchester Academy.
(With Ulrika Spacek), O2 Academy, Liverpool, 14/11/2017
Richard Lewis watches shoegazing pioneers Ride turn in an impressive set in Liverpool to plug excellent comeback set ‘Weather Diaries’ with rising London alt. rock crew Ulrika Spacek in support.
Arena, Manchester, 14/11/2017
Richard Lewis watches the Killers, visiting the city they call their ‘musical spiritual home’, turn in a stunning career-spanning set to a rapturous capacity crowd at Manchester Arena.
Jesus And Mary Chain
O2 Academy, Liverpool, 21/9/2017
Noise rock pioneers The Jesus and Mary Chain turn in an excellent career-spanning set at the O2 Academy, Liverpool in support of recent LP ‘Damage and Joy’. Richard Lewis reviews.
Alan Parsons Project
The Turn of a Friendly Card
Lisa Torem enjoys revisiting The Alan Parsons Project’s fifth studio album, ‘The Turn of The Friendly Hand’, in it’s thirty-fifth anniversary deluxe format, but advises the listener to take his/her time accessing its gratuitous bonus tracks
Planet Vinyl A Natural History Part 1
Dave Goodwin's Vinyl Stories takes a new turn this month with the first part of a very personal history of the vinyl record - and then some