Footsteps Of A Tree

New Strings

If your looking for an example of how deciding to go travelling can lead to trying your luck and perhaps finding a new string to your bow, this is it.

Lollapalooza Music Festival 2014 – Santiago, Chile. I somehow ended up writing music reviews on behalf of the English speaking publication I Love Chile.

Click image to read 'Jake Bugg at Club Subterráneo' on behalf of I Love Chile

Click image to read ‘Jake Bugg at Club Subterráneo’ on behalf of I Love Chile


Starting with the sideshow gig of fellow Nottingham lad Jake Bugg and then moving on to Lorde and Axwell’s performances at the main Lollapalooza festival. I had no idea that they would get published and indeed my Jake Bugg piece was also used by Nottingham Evening Post back in England.
Click image to read 'Oh My Lorde' on behalf I Love Chile

Click image to read ‘Oh My Lorde’ on behalf I Love Chile


I had a great time writing them and apparently they were really well received. Amazing what you can do with a bit of time and endeavour (although I have to say writers block did set in at 2:30am in the case of the Jake Bugg review!). Although meeting Mr Bugg and his band in person was a good excuse for being up so late…
Click image to read 'Ibiza Beats Hit Lollapalooza' on behalf I Love Chile

Click image to read ‘Ibiza Beats Hit Lollapalooza’ on behalf I Love Chile


I really enjoyed the writing and I hope to get asked to do more in the future. To read the I Love Chile pieces click on the images above. For the Nottingham Evening Post review of Jake Bugg click here

2 comments

  1. Oh yes – well done Marc – your mum and I have just had a little boast at how well our combined four children have done. We must have done something right !! Keep safe love Janet. Ps don’t forget to bring me a stick of Chilean rock when you come back lol !!

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