The War On Drugs

Fighting the good fight: The War On Drugs


Americana rebooted in the form of The War On Drugs stops off at The Kazimier next week, we give you the low-down on a band whose star is on the rise… Coming to...

Threshold Industry Panel

Death of The Festival?


In the aftermath of the fallout from Threshold 2012, we consider what this means for the grass roots festival… Last year, Glastonbury founder and driving force Michael Eavis declared the festival not long...

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...