Tag Archives: Gary Maginnis And The Like

Gary Maginnis And The Like, Waiting On The Flood. Single Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10

There are times when you look at the world of art and you wonder why nobody picks upon the ideals or the imagery laid down by American poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau; the natural world, a place where the scene of the pastoral and the thought of unexplored sexuality and regret can go hand in hand but not be seen as overbearing or tasteless, instead like Thoreau be seen as gentle, the quivering in the stanza reflecting a need to have a simpler life, one where beauty is celebrated but not overtly pushed or alienated.

Gary Maginnis And The Like, Gig Review. The Ship Inn, Hoylake. Festival Of Firsts.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

It feels strange to go to a gig in a part of the country not normally known for holding concerts and seeing a group perform with the benefit of a marvellous new album behind them but not hearing any tracks from it. For Gary Maginnis and The Like it was a bold move that worked mainly because the music they played was on par with anything they have put down on Ghost Town Blues and executed with the same deft precision.