Pearl Jam New LP & Tour

  Feeder New LP & Tour

  “My country, right or wrong…”

  Heart Announce Live Tours

  Anais Mitchell HADESTOWN Returns

  The Dandy Warhols New LP

  The Photographer’s Selection

  My Favourite Records

  Gaza Nightmare Continues

  Gaza Nightmare Continues

  The Killers New LP & Tour

  Download 2024 First Acts

  Princess Goes COME OF AGE

  Springsteen 2024 Tour

  Philip ‘Seth’ Campbell Live

  This Troubled World

  Dark Side Of The Moon 50th

  The More I Hear The Less I Know

  Glen Hansard New LP/Tour

  Great Albums: Fresh New Life

  Hozier’s New Album

  Nicole Atkins Jim Sclavunos Live

  SBT (Sarabeth Tucek) Live

  I’m As Angry As Hell!

  PJ Harvey New Record

  Dudu Tassa & Jonny Greenwood LP

  Magnum - A Year in Ukraine

  REVOLVER Improved & Expanded

  Peter Gabriel Tour

  Alessandra Sanguinetti Interview

  The Damn Truth Live

  Newton Faulkner Live

  The Handsome Family Live

  The State We’re In Pt II

  Eric Gales Live


  The Cavalry Never Arrived

  Chvrches Live

  Andrés Peña Flamenco Star Live

  Paul Draper Live

  A Fly-Free Zone

  Liverpool Jazz Festival

  The Charlatans Live

  UK Democracy Threatened

  Rag’n'Bone Man Live

  Sea Girls Live

  Martha Wainwright Live

  Politics is Failing

  Moby The Very Best Of Interview


  Joe Bonamassa Live!

  Rodrigo Y Gabriela Interview

  Amy Macdonald Rescheduled Gig

  Music & Brexit

  Happy New Year?

  On Barbra Streisand

  The State We’re In…

  Welcome Back! But To What?

  What Have We Done?


  Photojournalism Hero

  Samantha Fish Live

  Gill Landry Live in Chester

  Noah Gundersen Live

  David Gilmour’s Interview

  Snow Patrol Live in Manchester

  New Model Army Live

  Shakespears Sister Live

  Lamb Live in Manchester

  The Struts Live

  Sting & Shaggy Live

  Ana Popovic, Lynne Jackaman Live

  David Gray Live in Liverpool

  The Slow Readers Club Live

  Karine Polwart Trio Live

  Benjamin Folke Thomas Live

  Chilly Gonzales Live

  Gomez Live in Manchester

  John Lennon Interview

  Ray LaMontagne Live

  Satriani’s G3 Live

  Jim White Live in Manchester

  Tori Amos Live

  Bush & RavenEye Live

  Laura Marling Live

  Jimmy Eat World Live

  Roger Waters on Amused To Death

“My country, right or wrong…”

The Jewish people have suffered much this century.

The attack by Hamas on 7 October represented the first time since the Holocaust that alleged mass murder (and other horrendous deeds) was inflicted on the Jewish nation. The response, unconditionally approved by many major nations including the USA and the UK, has in itself been catastrophic [...]

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The Photographer’s Selection

The Magnum Photographers’ Selection: 2023
Cristina de Middel curates a selection of images shot over the past 12 months by Magnum photographers.
A kid plays with a puppy in the village of Checea, near the Serbian border. Romania, 2023. © Cristina de Middel / Magnum Photos
As 2023 draws to a close, we look back at a busy [...]

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My Favourite Records

After suffering a seizure while riding his bike to work in February 1996, Rainer Ptacek was diagnosed with a brain tumour in February 1996. He described his frustrating symptoms to his friend, Fred Mills:
“You know, these” — Rainer held up his hands and nodded at them — “know where they want to go. They remember [...]

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Gaza Nightmare Continues

Over the past four years (in particular) the world has been subject to many critical and dangerous events. These include climate emergencies such as fire and floods, pandemic, wars, earthquakes and more. They all seem to have come together within a short space of time: one might describe this scenario as ‘biblical’ in nature. The [...]

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Bob Dylan: Mixing Up The Medicine

BOB DYLAN: MIXING UP THE MEDICINE - the most comprehensive book ever published on Dylan
This monumental work stands as the most comprehensive book ever published on Dylan. It explores his creative journey and celebrates his status as one of the most iconic singers, songwriters and cultural figures of our time.
Within the pages of this extraordinary [...]

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This Troubled World

A few days ago I passed the window of my favourite local charity shop and noticed a world globe displayed prominently. I have never owned a globe and this one looked pretty good so after some negotiation bought it. Back home I started to twirl the globe and as I did realised that many of [...]

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