Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
– Godfather of dub

04/02/2013

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

28/01/2013

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

25/01/2013

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

22/01/2013

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

17/01/2013

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

15/01/2013

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...

Yola Fatoush

Deep Hedonia: ARK01 – Previewed

07/12/2012

Deep Hedonia are back, this time with a regular night exploring the boundaries of Liverpool’s underground scene… As much an idea or philosophy as they are a promotions team, Deep Hedonia hit the...

Rivers Cuomo

Say it ain’t so: Rivers Cuomo and Weezer

14/11/2012

If you like your Weezer strictly old-skool, you’re not alone… In the beginning was the word and word was with Rivers, and the word was Rivers. If you’ll forgive for a moment the...

Viking Moses

Viking Moses: Modern day nomad

01/11/2012

This Friday sees Viking Moses, the quintessential modern day nomad, grace Liverpool with a last minute addition to his touring schedule… Start your day with Crosses, the debut album from Viking Moses, and...