08/09/2014
20,000 Days On Earth

Playlist: 20,000 Days On Earth With Nick Cave

Ahead of the UK release of his critically-acclaimed documentary film, Nick Cave fan Sinead Nunes explores his ‘gargantuan’ body of work… Next week, 20,000 Days On Earth, a fascinating new documentary about Nick Cave...

15/07/2014
The Ramones https://pccdn.perfectchannel.com/christies/live/images/item/Seeff/5723471/original/NYR_3440_0004.jpg

Playlist: Hey! Ho! Let’s Go! Remembering The Ramones

With the sad passing of drummer and last surviving bandmate, Tommy Ramone, over the weekend, Joseph Viney reminds us why The Ramones stood out in a New York punk scene teeming with talent… The...

01/07/2014
Playlist: Miles Davis' Lift to the Scaffold (1958)

Playlist: Miles Davis’ Lift to the Scaffold (1958)

Ahead of a screening and discussion at Cornerhouse tomorrow, Kieran Duffy marvels at the “blisteringly energetic bebop” created for Louis Malle’s New Wave thriller… The legendary musician Miles Davis was a figure at...

02/06/2014
Carey Young, Body Techniques. Walk On, The Atkinson

Playlist: Walk On

Inspired by The Atkinson’s new exhibition, Walk On, C James Fagan ponders the perfect tracks to stroll along to… Very recently I wrote about the strange alchemy of walking, of walking as a...

21/05/2014
Pete Bentham and the Dinner Ladies

Playlist: Happy Birthday Antipop Records

Like your music fast and dirty? As Antipop celebrates 5 years of fist-pumping gigs and DIY releases, we ask them to make a special birthday playlist… Hi Antipop! How and why did you...

23/04/2014
Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip

Playlist: Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip

“The world don’t revolve around you, but it should”: Chris Carr’s musical heroes are on tour and it’s the perfect excuse for a playlist… Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip have moulded a...

31/03/2014
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, interior (image via wiki)

Playlist: Cathedral Soundwalk

Plug in your earphones and let Anthony Ellis takes you on a special ‘sound walk’ along Hope Street… Being from Manchester, I’ve always said that Liverpool has three things, amongst others, that Cottonopolis...

19/03/2014
Spaced Out: The Very Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner

Playlist: Sounds of Science Fiction

Ahead of FACT’s new science fiction inspired exhibition, C James Fagan listens to the skies… Science fiction and music have had quite a flirty relationship over the years. Musicians draw inspiration from the...

17/02/2014
Warpaint (image courtesy The Guardian)

Playlist: 10 Best Spring Gigs

Toby Hood compiles a mixtape of his favourite tracks from the best of this Spring’s touring indie musicians… With recent high winds and flooding, it might be hard to see the dawn of...