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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…...

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2011: A Year in Gigs


In the final part of the triology, Jon Davies discusses some of the best – and worst – gigs in Liverpool over 2011… I should start by pointing out that reviewing a year...

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A Seismic Shift: 2011 Liverpool Venues in Review


In the second part of a series, Jon Davies considers a year of venues lost and found… 2011 was the first year proper we saw a major change in landscape and venues available...

We Came Out Like Tigers

Hey Scenesters! 2011 Liverpool Music in Review


Jon Davies on the bands that made for an eclectic and ultimately satisfying musical landscape this year… When Indica Ritual decided to call it a day, the Liverpool music scene lost an ally...

Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar – Reviewed


Vanessa Chellembron heads to The Phil and finds an artist much more than her father’s daughter… Traveller, Anoushka Shankar’s new album is a sublime blend of classical Indian and Flamenco music, combining both...