Review: Nil By Mouth Sessions II

The Shark. Photography by Chris Vella.

The second edition of the Nil By Mouth Sessions saw a packed house at V-Gen in Paceville, and no wonder, given that this year’s line-up was nothing short of impressive. The two-day-long festival, organised by Hairyamp, opened on October 5 with a spirited performance by the local The Violent Violets. Interesting sound with quite a […]


Nil x Mouth 2012 evening 1…

Tall Ships

So Nil By Mouth, by Hairyamp, kicked off yesterday. For those of you waiting for my traditional post gig review, sorry to disappoint but you will need to buy the Sunday Times next weekend (yes, I’m  good at the shameless plug thingy). However, a short post-mortem is in order for those who were there yesterday and […]


Nil by Mouth Sessions II

Nil By Mouth 2012

  It’s happening, it’s official, Hairyamp have released the official line-up for the second edition of the Nil by Mouth festival, which will hit us on October 5 and 6 and V-Gen, Paceville. The first edition, as you’ll recall, was one hell of a music weekend, with Italian post-rock outfit Eimog and Scottish wonderboys Discopolis […]


Nil by Mouth Sessions – the gran finale

If day one was all about connecting with the music and letting it take over our senses… yesterday was all about partying and letting our feet do the work. Being a bit of a post-rock obsessive, I’ll be honest; Friday’s session had already delivered everything I was after. Saturday’s line up was just an extra […]


Nil by Mouth, night one: music just got real


The ingredients were all present to make day one of the Nil By Mouth sessions one for the books. There were the right bands. There was the right crowd. And there was just enough improv and quirks to give the night that extra bit of colour, making all the difference between ‘just another gig’ and […]


Blog give-away: 2 free tickets to the Nil By Mouth Sessions up for grabs

As promised last Friday, I will be hosting a blog giveaway to celebrate the first three months of blogging. And I’m very excited to announce that the great guys from Hairyamp Promotions decided to help me out by offering 2 free tickets to the upcoming Nil By Mouth Sessions, which by the looks (or rather […]