Music: Bestival 2011 – the music

Friday Patrick Wolf  He was as enigmatic as I had expected him to be. I’m always entranced by solo performers who can capture a crowd and fill a room in such a lively way. It takes a certain someone to…

Music: Bestival 2011

To paraphrase Charles Dickens, it was the Bestival of times, it was the Worstival of times. This weekend I attended Bestival on the Isle of Wight – the last major festival of the season, but the first one for me…

Music: Amanda Palmer – Heaven, 02/09/11

If there’s one thing to say about Amanda Palmer, it would be that she knows how to put on a show. But this would be a pretty rubbish post if I just said that. It would also completely underplay the…


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