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Franz Ferdinand Throw Down Some Indie Rock At The Olympia


The first time Scot rockers Franz Ferdinand came upon my radar was back at Oxegen in 2004. It was back at a time where dance music took a backseat at festivals and the 4/5 piece rock outfit reigned supreme, with these guys leading the way along with the likes of Razorlight and The Killers. Nowadays, Franz Ferdinand and most others are relegated to playing for dedicated pockets of fans in venues like the Olympia, or unappreciated slots such as Electric Picnic last year, and going on last night’s performance they’re all the better for the former. Continue reading

Sore Heads, Broken Chairs And Vague Memories – Electric Picnic 2013


Friday, August 30th 2013, All Camping Chairs Intact (Except Mine Of Course)

I had arrived. My better half Sarah had gone ahead with what can only be described as the lunatics from Cork (more on that later) and the tent (chivalry will never be dead with me). Trotting up to the campsite it was clear that already, EP had its groove back. After a lacklustre festival last year, where admittedly the attendees caused most of the problems, EP 2013 was back to what it does best: making those who experience it forget for three straight days that the world outside exists. Continue reading