Enter Shikari – Y Plas, Cardiff, 17/02/15


Enter Shikari (9) have always loved doing stuff their way. Tonight sees them play a venue that, whilst not being the smallest place they ever done, is tiny when you compare it to the venues they could be filling out instead, like the 3,000 capacity Roundhouse they’ve sold out twice over later on this tour. Why? BecauseEnter Shikari (9) have always loved doing stuff their way. Tonight sees them play a venue that, whilst not being the smallest place they ever done, is tiny when you compare it to the venues they could be filling out instead, like the 3,000 capacity Roundhouse they’ve sold out twice over later on this tour. Why? Because they love playing intimate spaces – there’s probably not even a thousand people present tonight. Second, they’ve given fans a real value-for-money package by bringing three support bands along and, as ever, they allow the people who have waited since silly o’clock in the morning in for their soundcheck before meeting them too. Fatherson As for the gig itself, you have to feel sorry for Glasgow’s Fatherson (6); their brand of alt, indie rock is more suited to a slot supporting Kings Of Leon than the electronic driven synth-metal of tonight’s headliners. As a result, they’re playing to the wrong sort of audience and garner little more than lukewarm applause. It is a shame, because they seem a genuine bunch of guys and are great musicians – they’re just quite out of place tonight. Still, they do better than Allusondrugs (3) who have been blessed with an utter tool of a […]

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