Author: Ian Russell

Creamfields 2013 - Preview

Creamfields 2013 - Preview

It's only April but Contactmusic already have one eye on the summer. specifically towards Creamfields 2013 which will be taking place at its usual venue near Daresbury in Cheshire over the August Bank Holiday weekend...

Review posted on 16th April 2013

Kiddstock - 2009

Kiddstock - 2009

Review of club night Kiddstock 09There can be few people left who haven't heard of Alex Kidd and his burgeoning Kiddfectious party brand. This summer the whole concept was taken to a new level with...

Review posted on 26th October 2009

Raw2thebone - Parkside Hotel, Pontefract

Raw2thebone - Parkside Hotel, Pontefract

Review of the club night Raw2thebone.This is another fast growing event that pulls in people from all over the north.Having started in the back room of a pub it is now regularly pulling in upwards...

Review posted on 26th October 2009

DJ Tone Sutcliffe - Mayhem, Empire Club, Middlesborough

DJ Tone Sutcliffe - Mayhem, Empire Club, Middlesborough

Review of the club night Mayhem.Currently based at the excellent Empire Club in Middlesborough and having recently celebrated its 5th birthday with headliners Luna, Bootek, Dark By Design and DJ Tone this is a club...

Review posted on 26th October 2009

Frequency Festival - St Polten, Austria, 20th -22nd August 2009

Frequency Festival - St Polten, Austria, 20th -22nd August 2009

Review of FM4 Frequency Festival in Austria over 20-22nd August 2009This 3 day festival held near Vienna, in Austria, is the only place I've ever been to where it is impossible to buy bags of...

Review posted on 15th September 2009

Alex Kidd - Mayhem, The Warehouse, Middlesborough

Alex Kidd - Mayhem, The Warehouse, Middlesborough

Mayhem, The Warehouse, Middlesborough18th April and 15th May 2009As the summer approaches and we all start to think about which festivals we want to and can afford to go to this year and whether the...

Review posted on 12th May 2009

DJ Spen - ‘Mix the Vibe  Basement Boys & The Muthafunkaz

DJ Spen - ‘Mix the Vibe Basement Boys & The Muthafunkaz

Review of Mix the Vibe Basement Boys & The Muthafunkaz by Teddy Douglas & DJ SpenAny new release from legendary US DJ/producer types DJ Spen and Teddy Douglas is always eagerly anticipated and this latest...

Review posted on 22nd December 2008

Tallulah Rendall - Lay Me Down

Tallulah Rendall - Lay Me Down

Review of Tallulah Rendall's Single Lay Me Down.Tallulah Rendall is a 25 year old singer songwriter from London.She plays the guitar extremely well and is in a 5 piece band.She has her own record label...

Review posted on 22nd December 2008

Creamfields - 10th Anniversary 2008

Creamfields - 10th Anniversary 2008

Creamfields10th Anniversary2008Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire23rd and 24th August 2008Well, that's another miserable summer over and we can all start thinking about bonfire night, doing the xmas shopping, next year's holiday and the January sales and,...

Review posted on 4th September 2008

Pendulum, Preview Liverpool University

Pendulum, Preview Liverpool University

PendulumPreviewLiverpool UniversityMay 2nd 2008The drum and bass scene is alive and well and kinda breaking out of its underground. The Bachelors of Science, Sigma, Spore, Commix and UK Apache, amongst others, are enjoying critical and...

Review posted on 26th February 2008

Tom Middleton - Renaissance 3D

Tom Middleton - Renaissance 3D

Tom Middleton makes innovative, eclectic and inspirational music and has been doing so since the early 1990's. With a musical background (he is trained as a classical pianist and cellist and hails from a musical...

Review posted on 6th February 2008

Alex Kidd, Live at Mission

Alex Kidd, Live at Mission

Hundreds of the 2½ thousand people who attended the excellent TW11 at Pontin's in Prestatyn back in March 2007 were privileged to see an impromptu performance, on the Sunday afternoon, by Alex Kidd.This unscheduled affair...

Review posted on 8th January 2008

Cream @ Amnesia, Sunshine at Last, Ibiza, July 5th 2007

Cream @ Amnesia, Sunshine at Last, Ibiza, July 5th 2007

Cream @ Amnesia - Ibiza July 5th 2007 - Well, the weather boffins have been telling us for years now that the climate is changing.. we've been promised Mediterranean sunshine and never having to buy...

Review posted on 10th July 2007

Rock Ness Festival

Rock Ness Festival

Ahh Scotland.. land of mountains, lochs, bagpipes and haggis. Not to mention festivals and party goers.. Imagine driving for 6 hours through the night.. it's dark, it's misty most of the time and you almost...

Review posted on 26th June 2007

Coloursfest, Braehead Arena

Coloursfest, Braehead Arena

What better way can there be to spend a Saturday night in Glasgow than in the company of 10,000 dedicated clubbers and music lovers at Scotland's premiere dance event?With six arenas and around sixty DJ's...

Review posted on 19th June 2007

Chris Lake - Glasshouse @ Mission, Leeds

Chris Lake - Glasshouse @ Mission, Leeds

Chris LakeGlasshouse @ MissionLeeds, Saturday May 5th 2007Live ReviewSaturday nights in Leeds are all about Glasshouse.This longstanding club night has a loyal and knowledgeable fan-base, which has followed it from venue to venue, over the...

Review posted on 23rd May 2007

Tiesto - Elements of Life

Tiesto - Elements of Life

Tiesto"Elements of Life" World TourAlexandra Palace, LondonFriday April 20th 2007Live ReviewThe word 'Legend' is bandied about in all walks of life. I've heard people apply it to someone they've seen drink 10 pints without falling...

Review posted on 23rd May 2007

TW11 The Tidy High School Romp - Pontins Holiday Camp

TW11 The Tidy High School Romp - Pontins Holiday Camp

TW11 The Tidy High School RompPontins Holiday CampPrestatyn, Wales22nd-25th March 2007I haven't been to Wales since I was 12 years old and on a school trip to Mount Snowdon to spend a week in a...

Review posted on 8th May 2007

Cream Ibiza 2006, Review

Cream Ibiza 2006, Review

Well; the nights are drawing in and the temperature is dropping almost daily here in the UK as we start the depressing slide into winter.Over in Ibiza though it's closing party season and last week...

Review posted on 2nd October 2006

Creamfields 2006, Review

Creamfields 2006, Review

Creamfields 2006 - Bigger and Better Than Ever! Multi-award winning dance festival Creamfields celebrated its 9th fantastic year on August the 26th at a new location in the Cheshire countryside due to the previous site,...

Review posted on 1st September 2006

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