Not your favourite gigs ever necessarily, you understand, more individual moments that left you breathless or excited or generally a bit moist.
Mia Clarke's guitar solo at an Electrelane show at the Spitz
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I'd seen Electrelane before and they'd been great, so I was very excited about this show. It was just before 'Axes' came out and so there were a few new numbers previewed on the night.
About 2/3s of the way through the set, this brooding, slow burning song started up featuring some-stop start drumming, thudding guitar and an amp that suddenly exploded into life. I now know it to be part of that trilogy (The Partisan being one of them).
The first 3 minutes or so were great and then it came to a sudden halt and I was initially gutted. And then Mia took centre stage.
Now I'd seen her play before in the band and be pretty decent, but never AMAZING. But she was like a woman possessed this particular evening.
She was stood there dead still, eyes closed - as if the guitar was leading her. Slowly but surely it crackled into a blitzkrieg of a solo and got louder and louder and louder. It seemed like the most spontaneous thing ever, shooting off in random directions and not being confined by the other band members' activity.
I don't know how long it lasted for but it was the moment that cemented the band as not just 'good' but 'great' in my books.
So there you go. Your turn.