Bastille – Sportpaleis, Antwerp

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I’ve been saying for ages that I want to see Bastille. I had seen some taped concerts from festivals like Reading/Leeds and the BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend but never in person. I just love their depressing lyrics to happy music, sometimes I’m moving to the happiness of the music before I have understood the sad lyrics.

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Twin Atlantic – Kavka, Antwerp

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I have been listening to Twin Atlantic from about 2011, when I discovered “Make a beast of myself” while listening BBC Radio 1. I was very surprised to hear a band singing with an accent other than a regular American one (or Alex Turner in his Sheffield one), so the Scottish accent intrigued me that I wanted to hear more of their work. Since that song was on the second studio album I didn’t have to look far. Since then they have released two more albums and each one of them filled with very catchy tunes.

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Muse: Drones tour (Brussels)

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I have been a fan of Muse for years now and have been to multiple concerts of them. This is the seventh concert of theirs that I go to. It all started for me in 2004 (concert-wise), when I went to see them at Rock Werchter. Before that I had listened to their music sporadically, and song-wise for me it started with the song Bliss (back in the day that MTV still played music).  For the previous album, they left their normal style of music but I’m very happy they returned to what I’m used to in “Drones”.

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