Louder Than Words festival, day 3

9:30am – I wake up and quickly publish the previous day’s report to our very own ldnmagazine.com. The four-cheese pizza I had at 2:00am this morning may have been necessary, but it’s certainly taking its toll now. 10:30am – I meet Abi in the lobby and guzzle down orange juice and a latte before getting…

LTW ‘Ed Sheeran Is Shit’ review (1)

Who let this man in? The famed music critic/journalist/ performer/whatever takes the ‘stage’ (if you can even call a room with 15 people smiling at him politely a stage), spewing poetic abuse by using the names of Ed Sheeran and Bono in vain. True trudges through excerpts of his book, Ed Sheeran Is Shit, covering…

Louder Than Words festival, day 2

10:30am – I arrive in Manchester, the city that saved music (although that title is often attributed to Seattle). This is the home of Joy Division, The Stone Roses, The Charlatans, Oasis, The Smiths, The Chameleons and New Order, to name the obvious. I am stoked to say the least. 11:00am – My fellow student…