Playlist #21: Soundtrack to your life

Adam Scovell on the soundtrack to the movie of his life… When wandering the streets with my reality blockers (or headphones as some people call them) on full, it becomes extremely easy to...

Sleepy Sun 2012, by Brett Wilde

Who loves the Sleepy Sun?

With Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia closing in, treat yourself to an appetiser  in the form of California’s Sleepy Sun…  In June 2009, Sleepy Sun burst onto the scene with their hazy psyche-strewn...

Aaron Williamson - The Eavesdropper

Aaron Williamson: The Eavesdropper and Other Stories

Aaron Williamson: an artist operating with all the chaos, confusion and trouble-causing of the avant-garde tradition… On Tuesday afternoon, the Bluecoat played host to a conversation between artistic director of the Biennial, Sally...

Jeffery Lewis @ the Kazimier

Jeffrey Lewis – Anti-Folk Implosion

Jeffrey Lewis, New York’s anti-folk anti-hero took time out ahead of his recent gig at the Kazimier to chat sibling rivalry and crazy drivers…  It’s not always the enormous, monolithic artists who illicit...

The Myth of the American Sleepover

Film Podcast #6: The Myth of the American Sleepover

DW Mault reviews first-time director David Robert Mitchell’s The Myth of the American Sleepover. Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of...

Stuart Maconie

Blog North Awards: Judges Revealed

With the deadline fast approaching for nominations, Blog North Awards confirm their judging panel… On Friday, the judging panel for October’s Blog North Awards was announced, and it’s an impressive list. Much loved...

Deer Tick, Friday @ The Kazimier

Culture Diary w/c 27-08-12

Tuesday – Pop-Up Talk: Aaron Williamson in Conversation with Sally Tallant: The Eavesdropper and Other Stories 4 pm @ the Bluecoat  This week sees DaDaFest 2012 come to an end, but there’s still a...

BBC 6 Music

Field Trip #13: BBC 6 Music, ICA, Tate Modern, BFI — London

When we were invited down to Radio 6 Music, we thought it would make perfect material for a London Field Trip… This particular Field Trip has been a long time coming. London is...

Green Man 2012, courtesy M Harris

Playlist #20: Green Man 2012

In his latest playlist, Marc Hall reflects on last weekend’s Green Man Festival. I’ve been to many festivals over the years. I cut my teeth at Glastonbury, enriched my musical landscape with ATP...