Tagged with Vienna Ditto

Gig Monkey’s Super Tasty Musical Menu

Gig Monkey’s Super Tasty Musical Menu

Some stonking records this month but it is old favourites Vienna Ditto who pip the rest to the post with an absolutely superlative album that you should all own, that sounds only like Vienna Ditto. Vienna Ditto – Circle Record of the month. OK, this being Record Of The Month was more predictable than an … Continue reading

Songs of Praise in 2014

Songs of Praise in 2014

So, how was 2014 for my live music promotions business Songs of Praise? Well, here are some stats (discounting the two festivals we were involved in). We put 38 shows on at 3 venues ( The Victoria and The Roaring Donkey in Swindon plus The Lamb, Devizes). These shows incorporated 99 sets of music from … Continue reading

The Gig Monkey 2014 Awards

The Gig Monkey 2014 Awards

This is the unedited version of my January Ocelot column. My column last January was the first time I had written an awards / review of the year piece, and I enjoyed writing it rather a lot. So here is one for 2014’s musical happenings in Ocelotshire. Back to normal next month as I have … Continue reading

July’s Ocelot music reviews

July’s Ocelot music reviews

A bit late on posting this up, but better late than never. These are the local music reviews from the July issue of The Ocelot Magazine. And a really very strong quartet as well proving how spoilt we are round these parts. All could have been contenders for record of the month, but Vienna Ditto … Continue reading

Gig Monkeys 2014 Festival Guide

Gig Monkeys 2014 Festival Guide

It is Festival season again, and not learning from his mistake last year, The Big Cat has again asked me for my top tips. Now, last year I enthused about the line-ups I was going to go and see and report back on, and frankly, I failed miserably as real life got in the way. … Continue reading

The Big Local Reviews Catch Up!

The Big Local Reviews Catch Up!

Here are all of my local reviews for The Ocelot from August 2013 to April 2014. Funnily enough the forst and last records listed here are my only two 5/5 scores – The brilliant Nudybronque last month and the incredible Case Harding back in the summer. Check them both out if it is the last … Continue reading

The Big Gig Monkey Catch Up…

The Big Gig Monkey Catch Up…

Ok, blow it, I am going to post some big catch ups. Here is the first one, all my Ocelot columns from  August last year until last month. Reviews to follow along with all of the up to date new stuff!    April 2014 The Monkey Takes A Punt Us residents of Ocelotshire area lucky … Continue reading