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Watch Ride at London’s Town & Country Club

In March of 1991 Ride set off on their second large tour of the UK in less than six months. Following the huge success of their debut album, released just five months before, the band followed it up with an EP that crashed into the UK top 20. The concert below at the Town & […]

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Lockdown concert #9 – Slowdive

The return of Slowdive in 2014 was the one reunion that I don’t think anyone knew how big they were going to be. Their success was so fleeting during their original phase that I’m not sure anyone expected them to have gathered such a following in their 20 year gap. This concert is from 2017 […]

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Lockdown concert #8 – Nils Frahm

Today’s lockdown concert comes from Nils Frahm performing one of his incredible shows in 2015. A one-man orchestra who is so talented he can capture your attantion for a full show. This set was recorded at the Montreaux Jazz Festival. Recent updates:Watch Ride at London’s Town & Country ClubLockdown concert #9 – SlowdiveLockdown concert #7 […]

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Lockdown concert #7 – My Bloody Valentine

This video is one of the first gigs of the classic My Bloody Valentine line-up with Bilinda having just joined the band. The gig was recorded in the tiny backroom of the Portland Arms in Cambridge September 1987 and was followed by the release of the Ecstasy album later the same year. The band were […]

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Lockdown concert #6 – The Field

Today’s lockdown concert comes from The Field recorded in 2014. This was recorded at Sonar in Siena, Italy just as he was touring his fourth album Cupid’s Head. It’s a great set that just keeps building and building… enjoy! Recent updates:Watch Ride at London’s Town & Country ClubLockdown concert #9 – SlowdiveLockdown concert #8 – […]

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Lockdown concert #5 – Ride

Today’s gig captures Ride at a crossroads in their imperial phase. This gig was recorded a year after their second album Going Blank Again and the band are trying out new tracks, some of which would appear on their third album the following year. Recent updates:Watch Ride at London’s Town & Country ClubLockdown concert #9 […]

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Lockdown concert #4 – The Twilight Sad

This concert is from The Twilight Sad just before they released It Won’t Be Like This All The Time. Whilst this video is only recorded with one camera it perfectly captures the band at their peak. Since the release of the album the band have been playing significantly larger venues. Recent updates:Watch Ride at London’s […]

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Lockdown concert #3 – DIIV

Today’s lockdown concert is from 2016 when DIIV were promoting their second album Is The Is Are. This concert sees them play to a large open-air audence at the Best Kept Secret festival. The band had been on the road almost constantly for around 3 years at this point and were close to breaking up. […]

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Lockdown concert #2 – Minor Victories

Minor Victories are made-up of vocalist Rachel Goswell (Slowdive), guitarists Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai) and Justin Lockey (Editors), and film-maker James Lockey of Hand Held Cine Club on bass. They released their self-titled debut in 2016 and toured extensively to promote the album. This concert was recorded the same year when the band played the Pitchfork […]

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Lockdown concert #1 – Spacemen 3

Today’s lockdown concert to watch is Spacemen 3 live at Willemsplein 1 in the Netherlands recorded on April 13th 1989. This was in the middle of their Playing With Fire tour, and just a few months before their final ever gig at the Reading Festival. Watching this you’d have no idea the band were about […]