Articles by: Alex Fowler
Middlesbrough-born writer now moved to London via Coventry, Paris and Liverpool. Have written for several websites and magazines on travel, local interest, music, football and lifestyle.

Nordic Invasion: The Top 5 Nordic Artists

May 10, 2014 10:49 am0 comments
Nordic Invasion: The Top 5 Nordic Artists

Perhaps there’s something in the water or perhaps it’s due to the long cold winters where nobody can go outside, but one thing is for sure – there’s something special about Nordic bands. This year has seen something of takeover in London as well. First The Knife played a couple […]

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Online Dating: Not Always a Good Match

December 21, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Online Dating: Not Always a Good Match

For the last few months I have been exploring the world of online dating. I have been single for well over a year and with no single people at work or in my circle of friends, I decided to try a different approach. Like so many people in my age […]

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Live Review: Your Favorite Enemies at Water Rats, London, 21/10/13

October 24, 2013 10:00 am0 comments
Live Review: Your Favorite Enemies at Water Rats, London, 21/10/13

  Last week the roof of famous London music venue ‘The Water Rats’ collapsed and, tonight, Canadian rock band ‘Your Favorite Enemies’ are doing their best to bring it down again. After six years, the group are making their long-awaited return to one of their favourite cities. This is the […]

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Live Review: New Young Pony Club at Birthdays, London, 5/5/13

May 17, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Live Review: New Young Pony Club at Birthdays, London, 5/5/13

Tonight I have front row seats for New Young Pony Club’s long awaited return to the London live music scene (their first London gig in 2000 years, according to lead singer Tahita Bulmer). The show is part of the extremely popular Land of Kings festival in Dalston, and NYPC have […]

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Live Review: Dan Croll at The Old Blue Last, London, 18/01/2013

February 7, 2013 8:19 pm0 comments
Live Review: Dan Croll at The Old Blue Last, London, 18/01/2013

The Old Blue Last has quite a reputation for showcasing some of the brightest unsigned talent around, and tonight is no exception. Dan Croll caused quite a buzz on the indie scene with his breakthrough single ‘From Nowhere’ and could definitely be one of the bright lights of 2013.  Support […]

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Live Review: Blindness, Creatures of Love and Hunting Party at The Shacklewell Arms, London, 16/01/2013

February 2, 2013 8:13 pm0 comments
Live Review: Blindness, Creatures of Love and Hunting Party at The Shacklewell Arms, London, 16/01/2013

Somewhere in the back streets of Dalston, in the strangely decorated back room of a small pub, something exciting is happening. The Hunting Party are playing at The Shacklewell arms and everybody is nodding in reluctant approval. They have been accepted and it is easy to see why. They mix […]

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Are Your Resolutions SMART?

January 16, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Are Your Resolutions SMART?

It’s that time of year again. All over the country people are making New Year’s resolutions, whether they are to lose weight, quit smoking or save money. But whilst some people use the New Year to genuinely make a positive change to their lives, many just give up within a […]

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