Category Archive: music

Boston Spaceships – Let It Beard album review

Where to start with Robert Pollard? It’s barely weeks since his last solo offering and the former GBV frontman is back already – this time with the soon to be disbanded Boston Spaceships,… Read More

Playgroup Festival – freedom and madness

A while a go, we here at somethingyousaid.com told you to get your ass to the second annual Playgroup Festival. If you chose to ignore our sage advice, quite frankly, you’re a fool.… Read More

King Louie’s Missing Monuments

King Louie Bankston seems to have a few things he’d like to get off his chest. It’s not house prices or the state of the Greek economy that’s playing on his mind –… Read More

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80

Son of Fela. Brother of Femi. Seun Kuti is the latest successor to the afrobeat crown. When his father died in 1997, Seun, then just 14, became the lead singer of his band,… Read More

Abbe May – Design Desire

Design Desire, the third album from Australian singer/songwriter Abbe May, isn’t the kind of record that politely asks to played. In fact, so immediate and exhilarating is the guitar-driven opening title-track, that it… Read More

Jim Bob interview

I have a few heroes: the legendary Tom Waits, genius wordsmith/artist Jeffery Lewis, footballing god Bobby Zamora, charity good-egg Sophie Epstone, supercool Jarvis Cocker… the list goes on. One man who would sit… Read More

Jehst album launch at Fabric in London

  25ThC went along to the offical launch party for Jehst’s new album, Dragon of an Ordinary Family at Fabric: Jehst, one of UK Hip Hop’s legends hasn’t released a solo album since… Read More

Gregory Alan Isakov at The Prince Albert

There’s always something magical about a small gig in small room; the kind of intimate show where getting up for a sneaky beer or a bathroom break would be completely crass. When the… Read More

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – Smoking in Heaven

We make no secret of the fact that we love the shit out of England’s Kitty, Daisy & Lewis here at Something You Said. When we reviewed their debut album on our old… Read More

War Child Charity Gig

In the decadent and opulent world of fashion, the chance to give something back is always met with enthusiasm, creativity and of course, style. Brighton Fashion Week is no exception. The event? A… Read More

Mulatu Astatke at The Komedia in Brighton

An Ethiopian legend of jazz was in Brighton last week. 25ThC was so inspired that he left the gig wanting to learn the trumpet: You may not have heard of the Ethiopian Jazz… Read More

Sufjan Stevens at Brighton’s Great Escape

Undoubtedly one of the main draws of the Great Escape this year, Sufjan Stevens played to a long-since sold out Dome on the final night of the festival. Andy James went along for… Read More