Josh Rouse & The Long Vacations

Culture Diary w/c 23-01-2012

Monday 23 – Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 8pm @ Tabac Monday evenings no longer need be boring. Tabac on Bold Street offers the means of easing into the week with a regular...

War of the Worlds (2005) Paramount Pictures DreamWorks SKG Amblin Entertainment

Generation X-tinct

Amy Roberts takes us on a whistle-stop tour of apocalyptic scenarios the movies wouldn’t want us to miss… It seems with every new year comes another threat of impending apocalypse. It doesn’t take...

Lanterns On The Lake @ Static

Lanterns On The Lake – Reviewed

Christopher Brown finds his cockles well and truly warmed by a band on the verge of crossover success. Standing in Static Gallery on a Thursday night in January, with only a can of...

Spiel Autumn

Artist of the Month: Michael Cottage

Erotic illustration, poster art and comic strips – all in a day’s work for our Artist of the Month Michael Cottage… The thing that strikes you about Michael Cottage is just how unassuming...

Museum of Liverpool

Liverpool Reawakened

Andrew Foulds assesses the state of the Liverpool Art Scene post Capital of Culture. Is it all doom-and-gloom or a mere blip in the continued renaissance of Liverpool as an art city? In...

The Muppets

Playlist #3: It’s Time to Play the Music!

Ahead of their big screen return, Marc Hall takes a look at the enduring musical legacy of The Muppets! Hollywood seems to be stuck on repeat.  In 2011, 8 out of the top 10 grossing...

Powder Gang

Culture Diary w/c 16-01-2012

Monday 16 – Powder on DVD/Blu-ray Kevin Sampson’s tale of music industry shenanigans centres around the grams, a bunch of lads united by the drive of front man Keva. Hailed by the NME...

Capac feat. Kate Smith

everisland: THIRTEEN – Reviewed

THIRTEEN at The Kazimier promised ‘a journey into the subconscious’, with live music and visuals from The Hive Collective, Capac, Sun Drums, Loved Ones and Supercell. More a festival and homage to Friday...

the grams

Little White Lines

The NME called it ‘the best book ever written about being in a band’. On the DVD release of Powder, we spoke to author Kevin Sampson about adaptation, airport lounges and the grams!...