Tibi and her cello, Threshold 2012

Threshold 2012: Day Two


Following a first day full of promise, and numerous diamonds in the rough, we broadened our Threshold horizons. What could go wrong? If you heard or felt something of a bang yesterday, it...

Noise Debate, Static Gallery

Noise Debate at Static Gallery


Jon Davies on inner city rumblings, not all of them emanating from Static Gallery… It’s no overstatement to say that this was one of the most important events for Liverpool’s music scene for...

In Evil Hour @ Threshold

Threshold 2012: Day One


A full-blown music festival on our doorstep? We popped along to investigate day one of Threshold 2012, not entirely sure of what to expect… Defining yourself as a ‘grass roots’ festival comes with...

Fonetiks, Threshold 2011

Beyond the Threshold


We spoke to Threshold festival director Chris Carney, and found there’s fight in this town yet…  To the casual observer, not to mention those directly affected, the last few months have been chastening to...

Nat Baldwin

Nat Baldwin – Reviewed


Jon Davies finds a Dirty Projector revelling in his solo status at Leaf, winning new fans in the process… A couple years ago I was an avid fan of the Dirty Projectors, I...

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...

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...

Lanterns Photoweb

Lanterns on the Lake – Previewed


Christopher Brown goes in search for the perfect antidote to those Winter blues… There’s a lot to be said for being out-of-step with the mainstream. While the majority of hotly-tipped talent for this...

Sun Drums

Sun Drums – Interview


This Friday sees the acclaimed Sun Drums head up Everisland’s electro event Thirteen  at The Kazimier. We caught up with Tom Cowcher, Sam Twidale and Jacob Silkin to talk glockenspiels, R Kelly and jangly guitar music…...