José González @ Akvárium

In the context of the present day musical scene, José González is an unfathomable anomaly. A soft-spoken man with a wild mane of hair, he arrives on stage almost apologetically, holding his guitar as a shield against whatever the world might expect of him. You’ll now imagine that this scene takes place in a small…

Better than Fireworks- Sziget Day Five

I must confess I started the last day with a slight feeling of lack- this had been a great week, no doubt about that, with the risk of sounding cliché- Sziget always is a great week, but something was missing from the experience and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. The re-arranged stages unsettled…

Look Who’s Coming to Sziget

Well, erm, it’s Robbie Williams. And Robbie out of all people even has one of the special pre-festival days dedicated to his artistic endeavours- kind of  a far cry from the times when he was my favourite ’take that’ based on the simple fact that he looked most clueless. (Insert here perusal of old Take…