Mazes @ The Blade Factory, Camp and Furnace

Mazes – Reviewed


It’s all change as we head to the Blade Factory to check out the new sounds of Mazes. Would their gamble pay off? It was with a mixture of intrigue and expectation that...

Patrick Wolf @ The Epstein Theatre

Patrick Wolf – Review


He’s been in the industry more than a decade. Why then isn’t Patrick Wolf a huge star? We went to the Epstein Theatre in search of answers… We’ve said it before and we’ll...




Following a debut with their references clear for all to hear, Mazes are back later this month promising a more progressive sound…  Just when you become concerned about the ever encroaching years and...

Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
– Godfather of dub


He’s produced for Bob Marley, co-wrote a track covered by the Clash and appeared in Guinness ads. Who is the real Lee Scratch Perry? When you think of artists performing beyond what you’d...

Sex Hands

Chew Disco Returns


Amy Roberts on Chew Disco, literally one of Liverpool’s most vital club nights… It could be argued that every night out you might ever happen upon is riddled with the dissemination or activity...

Patrick Wolf

Hungry like the Wolf


Patrick Wolf plays the Epstein Theatre next month, touring an album marking 10 years of pristine, sing-it-from-the rooftop sounds… It’s a decade since singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf’s first album was released. That record, the...

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Harangue the DJ


How to achieve a vibrant, successful club night in the face of requests for the ‘same old, same old’? Mikey Stevenson spoke anonymously to a number of city DJs to find out… Soon...

Delianmode illustration by Brigitte Archambault

Delia Darlings Reviewed


C James Fagan on Delia Derbyshire, a musical pioneer who continues to inspire…   This year sees the 50th anniversary of the world’s longest running science-fiction TV programme,  the BBC’s Doctor Who, whose...

HMV falls into administration

HMV Rings Death Knell


HMV goes into administration: another death knell for the high street or succor for local industry? As HMV called in the receivers my mind was immediately shunted back to two Christmases worth of working in...