❉ We review and chat with Europe’s premier Depeche Mode tribute band, at their Saturday 23 September 2017 gig.
❉ Less a gig, more an elating sonic attack.
❉ Costume changes? Check. Incredible staging and light show? Present. A mixture of songs old and new? Yes.
❉ The Skids, Scotland’s finest New Wave export, are resoundingly back.
❉ The Stranglers have seen off all competition, to emerge as the living embodiment of how to do alternative rock that defies categorisation.
❉ Camille’s residency at Wiltons Music Hall in London’s East End is “a rollercoaster of emotion”, writes poet Ange Chan.