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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Liverpool Sound City 2018

This May, Liverpool’s Sound City returned for an early Bank Holiday weekend of live music and arts-based action. Experiencing a creative and cultural rebirth, the festival moved its operations to the Baltic Triangle: an area renowned for its modernist takeover of the historic part of town. Spread across two days, the event gave attendees an […]

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Live at Leeds 2018

Oh Leeds, you charmer you. A city that weaves and unwinds like an immense tapestry, revealing a thousand hidden gems, a thousand nooks and crannies, a minefield of cultural brilliance waiting to explode from under you at any given moment. And there is no better day to exemplify those most tantalising of features better than […]

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In Conversation with…JULIEN BAKER

The afternoon sun is being replaced with a chilly early evening as I meet with Julien Baker at York’s gorgeous Grand Opera House, where she is supporting the folk-rock favourites Belle and Sebastian on their UK tour. Julien is relaxed and in high spirits. Before I hit the record button, she talks about feeling spoiled […]

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Liverpool Sound City 2018

Returning with a fresh and invigorating events programme, Liverpool’s three-day extravaganza of live performance and music industry panels continues over this coming May bank holiday weekend (4th/ 5th/ 6th May). Opening the weekend will be a day of insight and discussion as the Sound City+ conference brings a host of industry professionals to Liverpool’s historic […]

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In Conversation with…FENNE LILY

Fenne Lily’s work is subtle but impactful. Her words rise and fall with a weight of emotional sincerity. Her voice exchanges gritty, hushed, supple caresses with pitch-perfect feathery highs. Delivering lyrics of articulate observation and lived understanding, Lily is one of those artists that once witnessed can’t be forgotten or unheard.