Alex Rushforth

Alex has written 5 articles for Nouse

Coldplay – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends

Being hugely successful does not necessarily equal being hip – ask U2. Not that being hip is something Coldplay could ever be accused of

Explosions in the Sky

A four-piece from Texas, Explosions In The Sky are one of the best-known proponents of the post-rock style

Battle of the Bands – Heat 1

Read our music team opinions of the opening night of Battle of the Bands 2008. Featuring Superfuzz, Low Flying Flags, The Spoon and The Hero Status. Low Flying Flags won on the night

Orange Goblin: Fibbers, York

Venue: Fibbers, York
Rating: * * * *
“This is the first time that we’ve been to York” proclaimed Orange Goblin lead singer Ben Ward “it’s taken us ten years to get here.” Well, better late than never

Arcade Fire: Newcastle Metro FM Arena

It became apparent that as well as an abundance of musical talent in their onstage arsenal, the band have a pair of sex symbolsin the form of married couple Win Butler and Regine Chassagne