Lonely Robot at Sub 89, Reading - live review
Venue: Sub 89, Reading
John Mitchell and friends dream big in Berkshire
Were an unsuspecting inhabitant of downtown Reading to have wandered randomly from an uninspiring suburban high street into Sub 89 on this mild Thursday evening, they’d surely wonder what lunacy they’d stumbled upon. On the venue’s stage, a middle-aged man is wearing a replica NASA space suit, the audience rapt as he flits between thinly veiled metaphorical comment upon isolation and humanity’s pre-programming within today’s society and blasting out searing guitar solos.