Reel Unknown The Goonies

Goonies never say die!

Rachael Jones ventures into the night for her second bite of the Reel Unknown experience… We’re going to start this review with a bold statement: we are, to quote Daphne Moon, ‘a little...

Esco Williams

Oxjam Takeover – Previewed

This Saturday sees the Oxjam Liverpool Takeover rock up at Camp and Furnace, with more than 20 artists in tow… Wander down to the Baltic Triangle’s Camp and Furnace this Saturday and you’ll...

Andrew "Tiny" Wood from Ultrasound

Playlist #23: The Beautiful Ones

It was the scene that helped define and produce a generation of musicians, so why is Britpop such a dirty word? When Ultrasound imploded in 1999, so too did Britpop’s last great hope....

Static Gallery, courtesy Thom Isom

Indie Anonymous

Liverpool has a lot of things to shout about, but our alternative club scene isn’t one of them…  For our money, right now, Liverpool is culturally and creatively a very exciting place to...

Stories From An Invisible Town Liverpool Playhouse Studio

Culture Diary w/c 15-10-12

Monday – The Cubical: On The Weekend Taken from the album Arise Conglomerate (out 19th Nov), On The Weekend is the lead single and raucous hymn to the behaviour we allow ourselves once...

Dora Garcia in conversation with Laurence Payot

Biennial 2012: Dora Garcia & Laurence Payot in conversation

We filmed Spanish artist Dora Garcia talking to French (Liverpool based) artist Laurence Payot about the ups and downs of working with the public, and whether performance art is ‘real’ or ‘not real’...

Mann Island

In Defence of Mann Island

Since its inception, Mann Island has divided opinion, but was it really deserving of the Carbuncle Cup? Google Mann Island, and you don’t have to scroll too far down the first page of...


Dig! – Previewed

Dig! Or how not to get ahead in the music business… In 1995, Courtney Taylor-Taylor’s The Dandy Warhols were fast friends with Anton Newcombe and his band The Brian Jonestown Massacre. Set in...

Guernica, Pablo Picasso

Field Trip #15: Madrid

Absinthe, indie and Guernica, all part of a whistle-stop tour of Madrid, one of the world’s finest cities…  It’s always a thrill landing in one of the world’s greatest cities, but as we...