Debbie Rix likes to write about unforgotten women in history. She’s a storyteller who uses her talent and craft to tell the stories of those that other people have glossed over or missed out. In her latest novel The Silk Weaver’s Wife she links the modern rebirth of the Italian silk industry to its 18th-centuryContinue reading “Debbie Rix – The Silk Weaver’s Wife”
Apparently they are the ones to watch in 2015. So here you can watch King, the new single from Years & Years. You may dance. Even though it’s only Monday. Out on March 1st.
Released September 4th on Schnapps House Records Pop needs more bands like this. Not skinny jeaned clad hipsters. Not young upstarts suddenly starry eyed. Not meaningful and morbid ‘thinking’ bands. Straight up exciting songs from a bunch of mates who know how to use their instruments to great effect and for great sounds. Debut albumContinue reading “The Standards – A Slight Distraction”
A little bit corporate, somewhat dirty, with its big wire fencing, dusty paths, and discarded chip trays, Reading Festival isn’t one I usually cite as one of my favourites, sometimes lacking the spirit and joie de vivre that percolates smaller festivals. However, with a big reputation, big bucks, and a big profile, it does attractContinue reading “A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!”
It’s that time of year again, when It’s All Happening, along with thousands of music fans, hundreds of bands and a good percentage of the music industry head down to sunny Brighton, for The Great Escape. I could wax lyrical about it, but I will just let our special edition zine do the talking… InContinue reading “The Great Escape 2012 – Festival Special!”