Tag archive for ‘walking on a dream’
By LSMedia Web Team On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

From The Jam, Gig Review. o2 Academy, Liverpool. December 1st 2009

Don’t let the name fool you, it may sound like your typical tribute band cashing in on former glories of a group that no longer tours but From The Jam are hardly a tribute act.  With Bruce Foxton powering More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Magnum, Gig Review. o2 Academy, Liverpool. October 29th 2009

There are good bands, there are great bands and there are bands that just blow you away with their staying power, their studio recordings and their live shows. Magnum most certainly fit into the last category.   More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Bat For Lashes @ O2 Academy 10/10/09

The o2 academy main stage is littered with paintings of African sunsets with silhouetted trees and other natural objects in the foreground, setting the bohemian and ethnic tone that Bat for Lashes emulates so well. More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Stephen Langstaff, gig review. o2 Academy, Liverpool. September 29th 2009

Arriving on stage, on the second night of the tour and back in his home town, Stephen Langstaff thrilled an extra large crowd with a headliners performance. Stephen was at the Academy as part of the Academy live More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Friday, July 17th, 2009

Reverend And The Makers- Live at Birmingham’s 02 Academy 14/7/09

Arriving at the O2 Academy 2 and looking around to get my bearings I am struck by two rather surprising sights. Firstly, the average age of this motley crew of an audience being at least 35; and secondly the fact More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Idlewild, Gig Review. O2 Academy, Liverpool. July 5th 2009.

Another band to make this years Summer Pops is Idlewild, with six studio albums already behind them and a recording history of over 10 years, Idlewild took the brave decision to play a city that they don’t More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Friday, April 10th, 2009

Ash Grunwald and Kovacs. O2 Academy 2. 29/3/09.

I am actually getting sick of walking into venues and being greeted by the same type of four piece indie bands with regional accents and obvious rhyming schemes playing move the power-chord for twenty minutes. They More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Liverpool Sound City Launch Party 26/3/09

Having spent the previous week over in Austin, Texas, in search of the best new talent at South by Southwest, Liverpool Sound City Festival Director Dave Pichilingi announced his vision for 2009’s incarnation More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Monday, March 30th, 2009

What’s On This Week (30/03 – 05/04)

Monday 30th March Starsailor at the O2 Academy7pm, tickets £16 ‘Sticky Floor Comedy’ James Brown Room Tuesday 31st March ‘Where There’s A Will’ opening night (runs until 4th April)7.30pm, More...

By LSMedia Web Team On Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Enjoy Destroy- O2 Academy 2 9/3/09

Arriving at the 02 Academy 2 at 7.30 that night, something worried me, had I got this wrong? Was I at the right academy? Walking down that road I couldn’t hear a sound, no queue of excited fans, and no More...