Live Review: Able’s Army + Twist Helix, FADS – Huddersfield

Huddersfield has its music moments, but it can’t really be described to be packed full of top gig experiences (as wonderfully grungy and varied as the Parish bar is). I was thus excited to hear that not only was I scheduled to see our very own local guys Able’s Army launch their lively new EP God Won’t Let Me Stop, Newcastle’s image weavers Twist Helix … Continue reading Live Review: Able’s Army + Twist Helix, FADS – Huddersfield

Spear of Destiny live review at The Parish Huddersfield

Music is littered with people who were once the next big thing. In the early 1980’s singer Kirk Brandon  had two strong stabs at music immortality with the bands Theatre of Hate and Spear of Destiny. Theatre of Hate were a band that became indie darlings in the early 1980’s thanks to their seminal hit Do You Believe in the Westworld. This was the era … Continue reading Spear of Destiny live review at The Parish Huddersfield

Kashmere Live at The Parish

Pub and bar week nights out in August student-free-zone Huddersfield are rarely notable for their banging qualities. While the H2N promoted Parish Pump event headlined by Kashmere sadly wasn’t rammed, the broad mix of music on offer and the energy of the performances gave the town a rare Thursday night exuberance, and I wish more had witnessed it. I don’t think anyone could but be … Continue reading Kashmere Live at The Parish