Tags : pete doherty

Album Review: Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres (Self-Titled)

The world of ‘art’ can feel worlds away from the lives of folk. Talk of ‘Albion’ and ‘The Arcadian Dream’ maybe don’t resonate so much with the everyman’s experience of this small, grey rock. Certainly, my time on the Holloway Road hasn’t been painted with the same Dickensian charm that filters through Peter Doherty’s assessment […]Read More

Music News: Pete Doherty Added To Liverpool Sound City Lineup

Pete Doherty to play Liverpool Sound City 2016! Following an announcement made this morning by Liverpool Sound City, Libertines and Pete Doherty fans have had a very good morning. After a string of solo dates, The Libertine’s frontman himself will headline The North Stage on Sunday the 28th of May and you can buy tickets here. […]Read More

Top 10 Acts at Reading 2015

10) The Bulletproof Bomb For many people with music tastes similar to my own, The Bulletproof Bomb were the first band of the festival on our clashfinders. They played an early set on Friday at the Festival Republic Stage and provided possibly the best warm up for the rest of the festival one could have […]Read More

Track Review: Anthem For Doomed Youth // The Libertines

The title track from The Libertines forthcoming comeback album, Anthem For Doomed Youth, is perhaps the most exciting of the three singles they have released from the record so far. Whilst ‘Gunga Din’ blew away any inkling that the Libertines may have lost their artistic touch, ‘Anthem For Doomed Youth’ has taken the band a […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: Minefield // Babyshambles

The final track of Babyshambles‘ 2013 studio album Sequel to the Prequel is something of a hidden gem. Tucked at the very end of the tracklist, ‘Minefield’ begins with a somewhat unsettling steady bass march that soon cascades into one of the album’s most powerful moments, as frontman Pete Doherty loops on repeat the song’s gloomy mantra: “My mind is on the run.” [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCYvygiNnSM] […]Read More

Single Review: Gunga Din // The Libertines

It’s been one of the most hotly anticipated and secretive reunions in recent memory. For the last few months, The Libertines have been living in near exile in Thailand, healing the wounds of the past and recording their third album. Now, buoyed by their triumphant live return with a surprise set on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, […]Read More

Music News: The Libertines Play Secret Set at Glastonbury

For hours, Glasto-goers had been speculating as to who might be set to play the conveniently empty slot created by the promotion of Florence + the Machine to the reputable role of headliner, following Dave Grohl’s little accident earlier this month . All was revealed as an impressive backdrop displaying the album art of The […]Read More

Festival Review: Best Kept Secret

“This one’s an oldie,” says Justin Young of The Vaccines as he introduces ‘Melody Calling’ during their slot of Best Kept Secret. “All the way back from 2013, when this festival was just born…” Dutch festival Best Kept Secret is only a ripe age of two, but it is a testament to the festival to […]Read More