Gig Review: Michele Stodart at McHugh’s Basement (20th November)

BY ANNA CAFOLLA how to get your ex girlfriend back As one can imagine, going it on your own is a scary thing, especially for someone like Michele Stodart. Stodart has flown from The Magic Number’s nest to fly solo, putting down her bass guitar and leaving her fellow band member and brother Romeo toContinue reading “Gig Review: Michele Stodart at McHugh’s Basement (20th November)”

An Interview With… Bellos

Local bands are constantly emerging in Belfast, and in the Northern Ireland music scene.   When one such band cites ‘The Smashing Pumpkins’ as an influence, it is usually sold to me that they deserve some airtime in virtue of this influence alone. Such is the case with three piece Bellos.  The group is comprised ofContinue reading “An Interview With… Bellos”

Gig Review: Fake Blood at Stiff Kitten (6th October 2012)

By Orla McCreevy Known for his diverse style within house and electro music, Fake Blood performed at Stiff Kitten on 6th October to a hoard of screaming fans. With his unique stage presence and quirky incorporation of anything from classical violin to violent vomiting sounds within his tracks he is a must-see for any electroclash,Continue reading “Gig Review: Fake Blood at Stiff Kitten (6th October 2012)”

Gig Review: Heathers (at McHugh’s, 28th September)

By Christopher Parkhill Between them and a huddle of eager fans, Heathers deduce that it’s been two years and a month since they last took to a stage in Belfast, when they supported Paolo Nutini at Belsonic (“we couldn”t understand a word he said, we just smiled and nodded”). Given their evolution since then, it’s fitting thatContinue reading “Gig Review: Heathers (at McHugh’s, 28th September)”