ArcTanGent 2023

ArcTanGent 2023

It's another bullet point list. No point me typing this up again. I went in a camper this year, like a bougie jerk, and I am now spoiled. I will not camp as long as I have the choice - the whole weekend was so much better this year

clipping. at Chalk

clipping. at Chalk

I've wanted to see clipping. live for so long. I nearly got to, but then covid happened which I didn't love. This is also the first time I've been to The Haunt since they renamed it Chalk and they did a great job on the refurb.

Conjurer at Green Door Store

Conjurer at Green Door Store

I haven't been bothered by taking pictures at shows much since ArcTanGent but this had quite a cool atmosphere and was sold out in a small venue so wanted to try and capture that.

ArcTanGent 2022

ArcTanGent 2022

I soloed ArcTanGent this year. It was a very different experience to previous years but it's definitely something I'd do again.

Learning the fretboard

Learning the fretboard

I made a thing. I have played guitar on-and-off for over 20 years and I still can't easily identify notes on the fretboard. I had just accepted that it was never going to happen. I've now changed my mind.

Slipknot at Arena Birmingham

Slipknot at Arena Birmingham

Overall, I don't really like Slipknot

Jambinai at Green Door Store

When you describe a band as "post rock/metal played with South Korean...

Badlaws, DJ Perro and Elephant Gym at Hope and Ruin

Nice lineup that Mario accurately described as an ArcTanGent hangover cure. Nice surprise in the for...


Dan's been getting into making electronic music. The hardware really triggers my Gear Acquisitio...

The Music of 2017

Once again resisting the temptation to conform to the masses and list a load of music that just came...

Employed to Serve at Sticky Mike's Frog Bar

I enjoy taking photos at gigs but I like using the light that's there to take photos...

Alpha Male Tea Party at Green Door Store, February 2018

This was brilliant...

The Music of 2016

Some more music that I'm still listening to...

This Monstrosity

When Apple removed the 3.5mm jack from the iPhone, I was annoyed. They'd bought Beats, and I assum...

The Music of 2015

Here's some music I'm still listening to...

Every Time I Die at The Haunt

Have some crappy photos I took on my telephone...

Mykki Blanco

I saw Mykki Blanco and it was brilliant...

Upsetting Sounds on Instagram

I started posting photos of my vinyl collection to Instagram...

We Never Learned To Live

I'm not really one for taking pictures at shows, these days; too much missing out on life whilst t...

A Grand Scene for a Color Film

Sometimes I'll walk past a situation and be scared to get my camera out, like I might get punched...