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Jonathan Richman – Clwb Ifor Bach

March 14, 2012

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Barely three songs into the set, Jonathan Richman has stopped playing. “It feels like… we’re too far away” he says. Briefly deliberating with the only other band member, longtime drummer Tommy Larkins, he sets about rearranging their equipment til the pair are barely two feet away from the audience. It doesn’t take long – there’s […]

Simon Munnery review – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

March 1, 2012

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A review originally published on Plastik   “Every show needs a structure” says Simon Munnery. He’s pointing at the flimsy, six foot high cardboard arch standing beside him. The audience laughs. Already well into the eighty-odd minutes of the act, it’s the only thing approaching a discernible structure we’ve seen so far. By his own […]