Festive Post No 3: The Crookes

The Crookes are maintaining their fine tradition of Christmas carousing by rush releasing a brand new yuledite anthem, You’re Just Like Christmas, on Fierce Panda. Fittingly, as this comes not but a week after the release of their Howl single, You’re Just Like Christmas starts with a howl and a yowl and a great big blockbusting riff before skidding across the indieglam ice with a … Continue reading Festive Post No 3: The Crookes

No Direction Home Festival: A Review

No Direction Home Festival  ||  Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire  ||  8-10 June 2012 The omens were not good for the inaugural No Direction Home music festival, setting out in heavy rain that only got heavier as the traffic got slower the further north I went. However, despite the slate grey skies and constant brake lights of the M1, a journey of over 5 hours was rewarded … Continue reading No Direction Home Festival: A Review