Belle and Sebastian’s ‘Days of the Bagnold Summer’ begins in some kind of dreamy summer evening with a hint of whimsy. This latest addition to their catalogue of twee-pop forms the soundtrack to Simon Bird’s new film to be...
As I glanced upon the shortlist of the 2019 Mercury Music Prize nominees earlier in the year, a wave of shock and disbelief hit me …. this is actually … alright?? 2019’s list of artists perfectly reflects a year...
Support Acts. A nice little add-on or an excuse for a long wait? In this feature, some of Concrete’s editors give their view of support acts and share their experiences of them.  The best support act that I’ve come across...
A long-awaited album by the ‘Queen of the American Dream’ Lana Del Rey. It’s her sixth album and provides quite a different tune to her typical sound. Lana Del Rey’s album is littered with artistic references, alongside the explicit...
Oasis, led by Liam Gallagher, whose voice gives every one of their songs a nostalgic feeling to the British listener, released their debut album, Definitely Maybe, and instantly became the faces of Britpop alongside other contemporaries such as The...
After a quiet August, hundreds of excellent bands are set to flock back to the bright lights of Norwich. In a monthly series for Concrete, we bring you the latest and most interesting gigs across Norwich.   The Night Café –...