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Suzie Stapleton: We Are The Plague – album review

Suzie Stapleton's dazzling debut album filled with a primal fusion of blues, gospel and rock'n'roll guitar chimes with our times, says Tim Cooper.

Lucinda Williams: Good Souls, Better Angels – album review

Lucinda Williams has made the perfect protest album for our times. The only surprise is that her blend of blues, rock and country with incendiary lyrics took a 67-year-old woman to make the record we’ve all needed to hear. Tim Cooper listens and applauds.L

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson –...

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson - Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow Omnibus Press | Hardback Out Now! 8/10 Spoiler alert: Robert Johnson...

Gwenifer Raymond: Shacklewell Arms, London – live review

Welsh fingerpicker Gwenifer Raymond showcases her talents for a packed pub crowd stunned into silence by her supreme skills. Tim Cooper picks his jaw off the floor.

Tony Joe White: Swamp Music – album review

This 3LP set collects alternate takes and rare tracks from the early days of Tony Joe White's career on Monument Records, with updated design and artwork, plus a lengthy essay within its gatefold sleeve.

LIVE

The Blinders: The Bottom Floor – live review

The Blinders
Wayne AF Carey gets a taste of what The Blinders will be bringing back to the live circuit. It's sound as fuck!

INTERVIEWS

Nigel R Mitchell – Tunnelmental – Interview

Nigel R Mitchell - Tunnelmental
Tunnelmental – Experimental Electronic pioneers Nigel Carr caught up with Nigel R Mitchell during lockdown over Zoom to...

NEWS

WATCH THIS! IDLES have shared “Model Village,” the latest single from their forthcoming LP ‘Ultra Mono’

IDLES have shared “Model Village,” the latest single from their forthcoming LP ‘Ultra Mono’ (out Sept 25 via Partisan). “Model Village” decries the often-dangerous small-town fishbowl mentality

MEDIA

The Man Who Laughs – film review

The Man Who Laughs (1928) Director: Paul Leni Cast: Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Olga Baclanova Runtime: 110 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date:...

FESTIVALS

JOHN to headline Crystal Palace Festival – festival news

John
Crystal Palace Festival is going online this weekend with two full days of awesome performances streamed live...