Best Concerts of Sziget 2017: #12 Mando Diao

It dawned on me that I have spent quite a good bit of the Day One coverage on Mando Diao, despite later excitements of the nature of PJ Harvey and Kasabian. This is testament to the fact that, as my early last.fm records, which, unlike many others, I have not reset at all, show, there…

A Certain Bromance- Sziget 2017 Day One

Arriving on the island on what is supposedly the first day of the actual festival (which is totally silly, by now it feels like we’ve been there forever) it dawned on me that this will be a walk down memory lane. For in the early days, more often than not, we would show up, get…

Flash Forward to Summer: New Names in the Sziget Line Up

These days I’ve been reading Sylvie Simmons’s excellent biography of Leonard Cohen, because what better way to spend February than in the company of the godfather of gloom. Though actually the man had become increasingly more at peace with himself and this miserable universe of ours towards the end of his life, thanks in good…