GIG 255: Back To The Planet – Camden Palace, 19th December 1995

Tuesday night rolled round and after spending an evening with some of my record stores colleagues I popped to Camden Palce for Feet First and to catch up with a load of my clubbing friends and to see Back To The Planet. I'd seen Back To The Planet once before a number of years earlier … Continue reading GIG 255: Back To The Planet – Camden Palace, 19th December 1995

GIG 254: Incubus Succubus / Cries of Tammuz / Sin Die Kult – Marquee, 17th December 1995

A week before Christmas and a last trip to The Marquee for 1995, once again to see Incuibus Succubus and Cries of Tammuz on the same bill. This time joined by Sin Die Kult, a band I hadn't seen before. Sin Die Kult were ok, but didn't really stand out from many of the bands … Continue reading GIG 254: Incubus Succubus / Cries of Tammuz / Sin Die Kult – Marquee, 17th December 1995

GIG 253: Therapy? / Honeycrack / Joyrider – Brixton Academy, 13th December 1995

This was a memberable gig for a couple of reasons. One due to the gig itself, the other due to the riot taking place outside that kept us locked in the venue and gave us all a police escort to Stockwell tube station as Brixton Station was still in the middle of the riot. But … Continue reading GIG 253: Therapy? / Honeycrack / Joyrider – Brixton Academy, 13th December 1995

GIG 252: Blameless / Seven – Camden Palace, 12th December 1995

I'd just started working at a record store - FAB who had two branches at the time - one in Finchley Central and one in West Hampstead. I was primarily working at the West Hampstead branch (FAB II) and was also still doing some evenings at the off-license job that I'd also recently started just … Continue reading GIG 252: Blameless / Seven – Camden Palace, 12th December 1995

GIG 251: Children On Stun / All Living Fear / Cathedral Lung – Borderline, 3rd December 1995

Sunday night - but not Goth night at The Marquee (which to be fair I'd not been to for a few months) but Goth night at The Borderline instead. The Borderline which was literally just around the corner from the Marquee so I'm not sure what was on at The Marquee that night but if … Continue reading GIG 251: Children On Stun / All Living Fear / Cathedral Lung – Borderline, 3rd December 1995

GIG 250: Mega City Four – Camden Palace, 21st November 1995

I'd just started a new part-time job at an off license in Finchley, only a few hours a day to bring in a little bit of money, and had headed to a friends house (Emily) in Kentish Town after work and hung out watching amovie until just before midnight. Being a Tuesday I headed down … Continue reading GIG 250: Mega City Four – Camden Palace, 21st November 1995

GIG 249: Longpigs / Lick – Camden Palace, 14th November 1995

The Longpigs were one of the many bands that rode the Britpop wave in the mid-90's. They released a couple fo singles in 1995 but it wasn't until the follolwing year, when Britpop was at full steam, that they managed to get majort chart success with four Top 40 singles, with two of those reaching … Continue reading GIG 249: Longpigs / Lick – Camden Palace, 14th November 1995