Dastardly - Live Reviews
Dastardly braves the January cold for some heartwarming DIY punk rock from London three-piece Big Joanie.
Dastardly watches the first gig by proto-punkers Hollywood Brats for almost half a century.
Dastardly watches The Love Band featuring original guitarist Johnny Echols play their final gig in the UK.
Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something
Dastardly discovers the ghosts of Glam Rock alive and well in the shape of Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something in the arches of an East London hostelry.
Dastardly leaves home in South East London, late as usual, and risks losing his sanity in rush hour traffic for Kristin Hersh's intimate set at Rough Trade East.
Dastardly watches Robyn Hitchcock thrill a London audience with a full band line up, psychedelic banter and a forty- year straddling set.
Bash and Pop
Dastardly takes cover as Replacements' bassist Tommy Stinson's band Bash and Pop storm the Music Hall in Ramsgate.
Dastardly watches Mark Eitzel conquer the flu and launch his new album in style at an in-store at Rough Trade East in London
L A Salami
Dastardly opens the Sunday papers, reads an article about L A Salami then next day finds himself face to face with the talented South-East London troubadour in the Servant Jazz Quarters
Dastardly suffers midlife crisis on way to see Bob Mould at the O2 in London before Mould heals him with his deafening sonic euphoria.
Dastardly watches Irish singer-songwriter Ger Lane make a triumphant iceberg-dodging maiden voyage with new crew at Top of the Horse and Stables club night in London’s Waterloo
Dastardly catches 80's alternative rockers Replacements on hoverboards at the first of two gigs at the Roundhouse in London on their reunion tour
Dastardly watches Wetdog reward the earlycomers in a support slot to The Fall at the Brixton Electric in London
At the Lexington in London, Dastardly watches rising indie stars Desperate Journalist come of age at a launch gig to promote their eponymous debut album
Dastardly watches London-based rock and roll/punk legends the Godfathers unveil their new five-piece line-up in typically blistering form at the Lexington in London
At Under the Bridge in London, Dastardly watches Mark E. Smith and the Fall make a caustic and abrasively triumphant set
At the O2 Academy in Oxford, Dastardly watches sibling duo Drenge play an intense and anarchic set
In the beautiful surroundings of the De La Warr Pavilion at seaside town Bexhill-on-Sea, Dastardly watches former American singer-songwrter Mark Eitel play a life-confirming set of his classic songs
At the Assembly Hall in Islington Dastardly is impressed by Melbourne-based singer-songwriter's Courtney Barnett's wit and stomping psychedelic pop
At the Green Door Store in Brighton, Dastardly watches Brooklyn-based post punks Crystal Stilts play an effortlessly enthralling show