Eddie Constantine, Alphaville

Alphaville – Previewed

Adam Scovell takes a look at Alphaville, Jean-Luc Godard’s noirish tale of man versus machine… As part of The Language Circle events currently inhabiting the timetable of Urban Strawberry Lunch, the collective are...

Emperor X

Emperor X – Previewed

Usher in the weekend early on Thursday, with a flat white and a slice of Emperor X… Chad Matheny, better known as Emperor X, doesn’t so much set lyrics to music, not in any typical,...

The Marina Abramović Method

Fieldtrip #9: Milan

José Carlos Diaz reports back from the historic northern Italian centre of art, fashion and culture: Milan An artist friend recently invited me to attend her solo exhibition at the up-and-coming Brand New...

The Shiny New Festival: Liverpool's Fringe

The Shiny New Festival: Liverpool’s Fringe

Adam Scovell takes a look at the latest fringe festival to making its way to our shores later this month… With certain fringe festivals around the country taking full advantage of their snowballing...

Alif Ensemble, Liverpool Philharmonic

Culture Diary w/c 09-07-12

Monday – Nomad’s Home and From Palestine with Love 6.30pm @ FACT FREE (booking required) Tonight, as part of Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, FACT screens a double bill of film premieres: Nomad’s Home...


Playlist #17: What’s Up Matador?

Searching for new music inspiration? It may be wise to start by checking which label signed your favourite band… What are the factors which dictate music taste, the type of genres we love...

Ailie Rutherford, The Royal Standard Studios

Studio Series: Ailie Rutherford

We poke around Ailie Rutherford’s workspace at The Royal Standard Studios… Please describe your space. It’s in The Royal Standard, quite a small space. I have some books, drawing stuff, tools, my laptop...

It's Cool I'm Good, Stanya Khan

Stanya Kahn: It’s Cool, I’m Good – Reviewed

If at first you don’t succeed. Stanya Kahn kicks off Abandon Normal Devices. “When something doesn’t work out,” intones the heavily made-up woman on screen, “it’s not because it’s a bad idea. It’s...

Ital, The Shipping Forecast

Ital @ The Shipping Forecast – Reviewed

With a fresh take on events promotion, Matt Longworth finds deep house and high-times easy to come by…  Music inspired events company Deep Hedonia’s first venture at the Kazimier was a hard act...