NHK’Koyxen with Drawing Paper


Julian Shepherd gets to grips with the latest happening programmed by Deep Hedonia and Drawing Sessions… Following the enormous success of Drawing Sessions 2 last year, there was a very different air to tonight’s...

Emperor X

Arise Emperor X


He played one of our favourite shows of 2012, but who exactly is Emperor X? We caught up with the man himself… We hold our hands up; a year ago we’d never heard...

Beth Orton @ the Kazimier

Beth Orton – Reviewed


Last year heralded the return of Beth Orton; a packed-out Kazimier suggested the absence had been keenly felt…  It’s a long time since Beth Orton was last in Liverpool, a fact acknowledged by...

Trailer PArk-era Beth Orton

Beth Orton & The Leisure Society – Previewed


Some, including the star herself, thought the day would never come, but Beth Orton is back and touring a new record… Some ten years or so ago (’99, we think), a proto Double...

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I Want My MTV


The Art of Pop Video exhibition at FACT awakens memories of a transformative period for Amy Roberts… Everyone goes through those childhood obsessions with collections. The idea of amassing something, proudly showing it off...

The GIT Award shortlisted Stealing Sheep

GIT Award 2013 shortlist Announced


Next month sees the arrival of the second GIT Award. We take a look at the runners and riders… How time flies when you’re busy as hell, eh? Almost a year on since...

Paddy Steer's Three Pronged Audio Bath

Threshold 2013 – Reviewed


Last weekend Threshold was three years old. We were on the look-out for signs of maturity… It must be tempting, when you have three days and virtually all of the available creative space...

Maps & Atlases @ the Kazimier

Tall Ships/Maps & Atlases – Reviewed


Thom Isom finds a pair of headliners in fine fettle at the Kazimier… This show has been subject to great anticipation, one of those rare events that comes along once in a blue...

Natalie McCool returns for Threshold 2013

Threshold 2013


March brings with it the return of Liverpool’s grassroots music festival Threshold. We take a look at what’s on offer… Next week, Threshold, the city’s ‘grassroots’ festival, returns to the Baltic Triangle. The...