What inspires gay men to be ferociously devoted to Bananarama and why exactly do the girls elicit such strong emotions from their gay following? ///
A slightly discordant electric guitar riff and a boinging bass zip effortlessly into the breakneck pace of your classic Primitives knees-up singalong.
Does the Darling Buds’ new 4-track EP, Evergreen, pass muster?
Britain has *no idea* what a treasure it has in Liverpool’s eternal beam of pop sunlight, Sonia Evans. But the predominantly gay audience at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London last night knew exactly what a gleaming treasure it was witnessing in the baroque-lite setting of the legendary pub.
With the loss of George Michael and Pete Burns of Dead or Alive (not to mention countless others), the world was sorely in need of joy. And lo, it came to pass that Indie Daze Festival announced a coup: the reanimation of the original five-piece line-up of jangly indie rockers supreme: Voice of the Beehive.