With the ticket price of live music events becoming ever more expensive and the options of places to see the more prominent names performing, requiring more travel, you have to redefine your attitude when it comes to going to a […]
Fraulein Sasha de Suinn reviews Marc Almond & Immodesty Blaize, Hammersmith Odeon. 5 Stars! What separates scene-stealing queens from dumb, bonehead heterosexuals, so cluelessly chav-tastic that Katie Price is their Marlene Dietrich? In one word, panache, darlings! Equipped since birth with […]
‘Falling in Love Again…’ an entranced Sasha de Suinn reviews Ute Lemper’s sold-out cabaret show Rendezvous with Marlene @the Arcola Theatre, Hackney.
★★★★★ | Audra McDonald Megastar of Broadway, film and television Audra McDonald can barely pop out for a carton of milk in New York without winning another Tony Award. It’s not hard to see why she’s a record breaking award winner […]
★★★★★ John Cale | Gay icon Andy Warhol was a furious, non-stop workaholic. Perpetually partying, even more fiercely than the similarly manic-for-inspiration Alexander McQueen, Warhol had one, pathological pet hate – laziness. Famously, he called Lou Reed – the amphetamine […]
Marianne Faithfull @ Camden Roundhouse. 5 Stars! The Grand Dame of Exquisite Excess! ★★★★★
Is the pop-music business truly gay-friendly? Does it support, or viciously distort, perceptions of clearly gay pop? Both, actually. For every Bowie, Boy George and Marc Almond, there are others encouraged to view public disclosure as career suicide. It’s not […]
Rock guitarist Anna Calvi is living feminist wildfire. Her 2011, game-changer debut album instantly castrated sacred notions of male guitar god supremacy, and tonight, her beautiful heresy’s fiercer still. Is she straight? Bi? Undecided? Who cares? Isn’t mystery and mystique […]
★★★★★ | Holly Penfield Sings Judy Garland Holly Penfield Sings Judy Garland Live At The Talk Of The Town 5 Stars! Legendary Lightning Strikes Again! Do tribute shows suck? Only if they’re X-factor auto-tune abortions, or clueless samplings of a […]
★★★★★ Alison Moyet – The Minutes Tour From her early days as one half of Yazoo to her multi-million selling solo career, the last 30 years has seen Alison Moyet remain one of the most talented singers around. Her sultry […]
Ah Joan. Last night, I was lucky enough to see Joan Armatrading LIVE in Canterbury.