Plan B Gig Review

Article originally written for and published on in March 2011 Not since Jon Bon Jovi’s little-known Gabba Techno album has there been such a gravitational change in artistic style as Plan B over the past 18 months. From debut album ‘Who needs actions when you’ve got words?’ in 2006, his recent ‘Defamation of Strickland Banks’ hasContinue reading “Plan B Gig Review”

Tinie Tempah Gig Review

Originally published on Manchester Confidential in 2011 Since scoring a number 1 debut single with ‘Pass out’ last February, double-Brit winning Tinie Tempah has enjoyed a meteoric 12 months. The London rapper has racked up three number one singles, a chart-topping album, performed at Glastonbury with Snoop Dogg and toured with the likes of Rihanna. Not aContinue reading “Tinie Tempah Gig Review”

Alexandra Burke Gig Review

Review originally written for and published on in Feb 2011 AS a 27-year-old single male, my sporadic viewing of X-Factor is thankfully of my own choosing and is probably fairly typical; watch the auditions to see a parade of hopeless jesters having their dreams shattered by Simon Cowell, then stop before the serious crying begins inContinue reading “Alexandra Burke Gig Review”