Review: The Hound of The Baskervilles – “British comedy at its best”

The Hound of The Baskervilles is probably one of the most well-known and best-loved Sherlock Holmes tales. The latest take on it in Cirencester...

REVIEW: Tiffins Buffet, Swindon

If I was stuck on a desert island and a genie suddenly appeared from a washed up bottle and granted me the traditional three...

Music review: Palm Rose’s EP “Daydreams”- “It’s a stunning listen”

I saw these guys for their first live performance - I was left mesmerised. Throughout their first gig Palm Rose had a combination of minimal...

REVIEW: Polar – “it just fell so flat”

I really wanted to like Polar, I truly did. But it just fell so flat. The gist: The...

Live review: allusinlove at The Jericho Tavern – “feeling is what we got here”

It doesn’t take long from first stepping into north Oxford’s Jericho Tavern to realise just how steeped in musical history the...

Review: Rock of Ages at New Theatre Oxford – “show-stopping musical performances”

When you think about glam rock a lot of people associate it with cheesy songs, imbedded with some nostalgia. And yet,...

REVIEW: Spunkle – 20th Anniversary EP

By Gig Monkey I am going to have to be honest with this one. I don’t get it. I really, really tried, and I really,...

REVIEW: Apothek – Family

With a modern, electronic sound, Apothek (pronounced Apo-tek) are a duo that challenges pop convention with their debut single Family.  The instrumentation first and foremost...

Canute’s Plastic Army – Building Walls (EP)

The Gig Monkey Review An acoustic guitar and a voice can commit many musical crimes. They can also be something glorious and exhilarating. Canute’s Plastic...

Galactic Empire invaded Reading’s Sub89 on Valentines’ Day so we went along to see...

By Jack Ford Readings music scene is a thriving, diverse thing right now, attracting bands and musicians from all over the galaxy… And on Valentines day...
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