Retro E Street Review: October 16th, 2002 – Live in Barcelona

Before October 2018, Live in Barcelona was the only official release from Springsteen's 2002/03 Rising Tour and had it not been for the poor audio quality, I'm just about certain that fans would have enjoyed that ongoing wait for a new release. Other than the audio and it being the only official Rising Tour documentation for over a … Continue reading Retro E Street Review: October 16th, 2002 – Live in Barcelona

The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 7

You might have realised by now if you've read any of my previous posts on live releases from Springsteen's Archive Series and elsewhere, but there's large number of stunning song performances available for every fan to hear. The frightening thing, however, is that there's so many more great covers to hear that I haven't written … Continue reading The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 7

TV Review: “Hero or Hate Crime?” [Spoilers]

"If the shit shoe's a matcher, Charlie gets the scratcher!" With It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s record-tying fourteenth season set to begin on September 25th, I thought I’d build up to it by reviewing my five favourite episodes, talking about the premises, moments and quotes that make these stand out above others. Every now and … Continue reading TV Review: “Hero or Hate Crime?” [Spoilers]

Previously from the Springsteen archive: August 23rd, 2008 – St Louis, MO – Scottrade Center

While I've briefly talked about the positives and negatives of this show and others released in my guide to Springsteen's Archive Series, there's still much to this night in St Louis that's gone unsaid and is worth talking about. Frequently stated to be one of the best post-Reunion shows from Springsteen and The E Street … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: August 23rd, 2008 – St Louis, MO – Scottrade Center

TV Review: “The Gang Gets Analysed” [Spoilers]

"Donny! You would've been the good one!" With It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s record-tying fourteenth season set to begin on September 25th, I thought I’d build up to it by reviewing my five favourite episodes, talking about the premises, moments and quotes that make these stand out above others. Taking place entirely within a therapist's … Continue reading TV Review: “The Gang Gets Analysed” [Spoilers]

Album Review: Sam Fender’s “Hypersonic Missiles” (2019)

It's been a long time coming for the release of Fender's debut album. With the first two singles released in early and late March and two tracks released on an EP last November, there's there's been a lot of anticipation given the quality of songs released in the build up to its September 13th release. … Continue reading Album Review: Sam Fender’s “Hypersonic Missiles” (2019)

TV Review: “Reynolds vs Reynolds: The Cereal Defense” [Spoilers]

"So I got my mommy to drive me back up to the loony bin, where they signed this official certificate exonerating me of all donkey brains." With It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s record-tying fourteenth season set to begin on September 25th, I thought I’d build up to it by reviewing my five favourite episodes, talking … Continue reading TV Review: “Reynolds vs Reynolds: The Cereal Defense” [Spoilers]

New from the Springsteen archive: September 19th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

It's known by diehards as Springsteen's Pièce De Résistance. It's his most renowned bootleg, the show that immediately came to people's minds when the Archive Series was announced. If you wanted to understand why fans talk wistfully of '78 and the Darkness Tour, this is why. Broadcasted on ten radio stations across the United States, such as WNEW-FM … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: September 19th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

TV Review: “Frank Reynolds’ Little Beauties” [Spoilers]

"So, there's another unrelated diddler in the mix?" With It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s record-tying fourteenth season set to begin on September 25th, I thought I’d build up to it by reviewing my five favourite episodes, talking about the premises, moments and quotes that make these stand out above others. The third episode of season … Continue reading TV Review: “Frank Reynolds’ Little Beauties” [Spoilers]