Author: Carl Byron Batson

Get Yer Tankards Out – Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 Is Close Enough To Taste

Cambridge Folk Festival 2018surely must be one of the most friendly and entertaining festivals on the calendar....

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Body Count Hit London – Locked And Loaded

 he full might of pump action Cop Killers Body Count was about to be unleashed on London town and the night was gently lubed up with two very pleasant and unexpected musical treats. We put our black...

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Metal Guru, Is It You?

Hariprasad Chaurasia - The Bansuri Guru, Islington Assembly Halls on 17th June 2018....

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Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 Is On The Shimmering Horizon

Trebuchet could not countenance summer without the Cambridge Folk Festival. At the curational helm of 2018’s vaunted cross-pollination with Newport folk fest is Rhiannon Giddens, whose Baez-like...

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Horton (Heat), That’s Some Show!

Reverend Horton Heat brings his whiskey-soaked drawl to London for a rare UK show....

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Loitered Lens: Starcrawler

The disturbing majesty of Starcrawler ...

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Starcrawler, Grabbing Attention By The Bruised Throat

Trebuchet heads to London's Garage to wave a camera at a real American nightmare - LA's Starcrawler....

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Only The Support: How To Steal The Show

Bristol Indie-Rockers Coasts made for a stellar night with their headline appearance at Kentish Town's O2 Forum... But how did openers Only The Poets fare in navigating the crowd?...

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Craic is pretty moreish!

Trebuchet slides its way down to Islington on a snowy St Patrick's Day to bear witness to the Country stylings of ex-Popster Derek Ryan....

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Charting the Rustpiles and Ruins of America’s Dream

Tumbleweed and dust, neon and rust. Of such are mythologies made....

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Hollywood Undead (Live Review)

Hollywood Undead launched into the lights at Camden's Koko 2018...

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America, Whither Went the Dream?

On the hunt for the spectres of an American dream long departed...

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Loitered Lens: SikTH

Photos from SikTH's December gig at Koko, Camden...

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America, What Have You Done?

A photographic journey into America's lost innocence...

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America, Why Did You Stop Dreaming?

Chasing the ghosts of an American Dream...

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Loitered Lens: Billy Bragg and Sean McGowan

Activist singer-songwriters go head-to-head at Islington's Assembly Hall...

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Looking for a New Islington? Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg's Bridges Not Walls tour rolls up to the proletarian boulevards of Islington...

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Loitered Lens: Country to Country 2018 Launch

Photographic highlights of the Country to Country 2018 launch event...

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Boots and Buckles at the Country to Country 2018 Launch Party

The Country to Country (C2C) 2018 launch was an event in itself. ...

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Loitered Lens: Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Some folk is more funky than others. Cambridge Folk Festival Photos...

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Loitered Lens: Great British Tattoo Show (Part Two)

Needles, inkguns, rubber and balm - colourful scenes from Alexander Palace...

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Loitered Lens: Great British Tattoo Show

It's not just ink at the Great British Tattoo Show (there's rubber, lace and unguents too)...

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Loitered Lens: Skinny Puppy

Set Phasers to Pulverize! Iconic photography of Skinny Puppy at Kentish Town Forum...

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Loitered Lens: Great British Tattoo Show

Beauty's only skin deep, but some tattoos... live forever?...

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Loitered Lens: Black Star Riders (2017)

Black Star Riders bring their own negotiating power to Europe on an extensive Spring tour. Photos from the Forum...

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Loitered Lens: Frankie Ballard

Heart-pumpin' high energy country. Photos of Frankie Ballard at Islington Assembly Rooms...

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A Little Country, A Little Rock ‘n’ Roll. (Frankie Ballard, Islington Assembly Hall)

Leopardskin body, tiger feet? Frankie Ballard glams up country at Islington Assembly Hall...

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Loitered Lens: Hayseed Dixie

Photos of Hayseed Dixie stomping the Garage in a wide-ranging and perfectly executed swamp-a-billy nature...

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Loitered Lens: Dätcha Mandala

Supporting Hayseed Dixie on UK tour duties, Dätcha Mandala walk off with the show. Photos...

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Loitered Lens: Tarja

Structured cheekbones and sharp imagery from the symphonic grandeur of Tarja at Koko...

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