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Reviews

Music reviews of bands and artists from Rockhaq

Review: Adele, Someone Like You

So here is what I think about the new single from Adele. In one word – wow!!!

Limited Rockhaq Pilot Package
7 years ago

Limited Rockhaq Pilot Package

What is the Rockhaq pilot? There are a few places left on our limited pilot to join the Rockhaq student music reviews blog, which runs from now until July 2012. …
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Alkaline Trio: Live Review, Nottingham Rock City, 2 June 2010

Is it a sign of old age when the coolest thing at a gig is the awesome air-con? Nottingham Rock City wasn’t packed out tonight, Read More

MGMT: Congratulations, 12 April 2010

Ok so it’s probably a tad pointless reviewing this album after its well-documented internet leak over a month ago, but some of us are keen to remain professional and for a potential new prog album, I’m always happy to oblige. Except it’s not really prog, is it? Read More

Plan B: Live Review, Birmingham Academy, Saturday 10 April 2010

Woah, thanks to our chums at Atlantic Records I’m hanging at Birmingham Academy to catch Plan B on his current sold out UK tour. Now that’s the stuff! Just before he hits the stage, a random guy called SFX comes on looking mega sharp in a suit and shirt. Read More

Plan B: The Defamation Of Strickland Banks

Plan B, or Ben Drew, is a star. You might not have heard of him before, but let me assure you of one thing without any doubt whatsoever – this guy’s name will be well and truly etched upon the dark recesses of your musical memory well before 2010 is over and out. Read More

Miike Snow: Live Review, Nottingham Rescue Rooms, 10 February 2010

I walk into Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms secretly thinking that nothing will be able to top The Horrors gig here last year. But not only do Sweden’s finest gang of musicians and uber producers Miike Snow hurl egg on my face Read More

Frank Turner: Live Review, Nottingham Rock City, 18 October 2009

It’s Sunday bloody Sunday at Nottingham Rock City and, judging from the horribly sticky floor, it’s most definitely the night after the night before. After a somewhat bizarre double-whammy consisting of Shane Macgowan-esque vocal stylings Read More

Frightened Rabbit: Live Review, Nottingham Bodega Social, 11 November 2009

Never mind Frightened Rabbit; Lucy and I are totally stunned when, upon entering Nottingham’s Bodega Social, we’re met by a solid wall of tall, sweaty men. The venue is totally packed but we somehow manage to claw our way to the front. Read More

Calvin Harris: Live Review, Nottingham Rock City, 25 October 2009
8 years ago

Calvin Harris: Live Review, Nottingham Rock City, 25 October 2009

The crowd at Nottingham Rock City can – and do – reach newer lows every week. Take tonight for example: I thought I was being harsh taking bets on which idiot would decide to stand right in front of the girl in the wheelchair at the side of the stage, but when a crowd of morons turned up to do exactly that, even I was amazed.
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