Sleepy Sun

Sleepy Sun @ the Kazimier – Reviewed


A wet Tuesday night gig is the unlikely stage to – eventually – feel the warm glow of a sleepy sun… Yes it was a wet Tuesday night with autumn definitely starting to...

Jethro Fox. Image courtesy The Double Negative 2012

Jethro Fox – Blinding Light?


We caught up with Jethro Fox to talk about influences, new single Blinding Light, and that BBC 6 Lamacq session… A few months ago, Jethro Fox had yet to play his first gig....

Holy Other

Holy Other – Reviewed and Revealed


Rachael Jones took a step into the unknown in search of Holy Other… Hosted by Liverpool Music Week and those cool cats known as Deep Hedonia, the trifecta of Fort Romeau, Vessel and...

Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music

The Big Interview: Lauren Laverne


We spoke to BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne about indie-pop stardom, her debut novel and what she really thinks about today’s bands…  Lauren Laverne first came to public – and our...

Natalie McCool

Natalie McCool – in the ascendency


We spoke to Natalie McCool about songwriting with Macca, the tabloid press and Bernard Butler…  We’re a little early for our slot to interview Natalie McCool, so we wait as she finishes soundchecking....

Sleepy Sun 2012, by Brett Wilde

Who loves the Sleepy Sun?


With Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia closing in, treat yourself to an appetiser  in the form of California’s Sleepy Sun…  In June 2009, Sleepy Sun burst onto the scene with their hazy psyche-strewn...

Jeffery Lewis @ the Kazimier

Jeffrey Lewis – Anti-Folk Implosion


Jeffrey Lewis, New York’s anti-folk anti-hero took time out ahead of his recent gig at the Kazimier to chat sibling rivalry and crazy drivers…  It’s not always the enormous, monolithic artists who illicit...

Jeffrey Lewis

Jeffrey Lewis and The Junkyard – Previewed


Jeffrey Lewis: 21st Century Troubadour… First time we came across Jeffrey Lewis, our immediate thought was along the lines of: “Why listen to this guy when you’ve got x, y, z who already...

Kusanagi, FestEvol Gardens Pt 2

FestEvol Gardens Part 2 – Reviewed


Loved Ones’ Nik Glover crossed the invisible line from musician to critic. How did he cope in the role of ‘the enemy’? For a musician, reviewing other musicians doesn’t come naturally. Of course,...