Jula Willis finds herself caught up in a hallucinatory frenzy at the London Underworld she watches thunderbolt sets from Nebula and Winnebago Deal
Julia Willis has been a fan of both Wayne Hussey and the Mission for years, but at the West End Centre in Aldershot she is forced to reflect on how some things aren't meant to last...
Playing in the world's most dismal toilet venue, and against a crowd of skinhead thugs, New York reggae seven piece the Slackers manage to transcend the grim circumstances, and to play "quite honestly the greatest gig" that Julia Willis has ever seen
Julia Willis has a miserable time at a recent Sonic Mook Experiment showcase gig, which is only partially alleviated by headliners, the Liars....
No trainers but dress shoes, and red wine drunk on stage instead of beer ? A kitsch but cool set of programme notes handed out to all who enter ? Julia Willis attends the very unconventional launch gig for Fosca's second album 'Diary of an Antibody'
One of the most hyped up outdoor events of the year, Oasis recently played two shows at London's Finsbury Park with the Charlatans amongst the support. Up against the rain, Julia Willis witnesses rock 'n' roll at its most extreme and very worst
One of the big hitters of the current punk revival, American group the Icarus Line have been gigging in both the UK and Europe. Despite being the subject of a recent PB interview, Julia Willis thinks she has entered Hell at a recent Oxford show
Garage punks D4 recently concluded a two week British tour. In the first of two reviews of the tour, Julia Willis finds energy infectiously "high", but originality "low" at a Brighton show
In the first our two Breeders reviews this month, and in what was otherwise for her the best gig of the year, Julia Willis finds herself in good company with the band and falling foul of security
Despite being recently dropped by WEA, Sona Fariq prove to be on explosive form at a recent gig at the London Garage. Julia Willis finds the band making "music to break out of high-security prisons by."
With their debut album at ' Ideas Above Our Station' at number two in the HMV chart, Julia Willis goes to see local lads Hundred Reasons at Reading University , but comes to the conclusion that "nothing stifles creativity more than the pursuit of fame"
Despite a general buzz about Ikara Colt in the music press, Julia Willis is disappointed when she catches them at the London Astoria
In the first of two Idlewild live reviews which we are running this month, Idlewild novice Julia Willis finds the band in rocking form at the London Astoria
Hard swearing but talented, former Wonder Stuff star Miles Hunt is back with both a new album and a new band. Julia Willis finds one of her all-time favourite rock heroes in typicaly acidic form at London Dingwall's