Impropriety’s improvised soap opera The Happening is coming to the end of its run at 81 Renshaw Street. Sean Broadhurst returns to take in the penultimate episode and reflects on […]
Stephen Lewin finds The Shipping Forecast void of answers but brimming with the seeds of essential conversations courtesy of Downtown Boys.
Paul Riley embraces the Freak Scene – and the whiskey – and the rock – at Loner Noises’ Freak Scene All-Dayer.
Sean Broadhurst talks to Man Booker Prize 2017 winner George Saunders about obsession, capitalism and satire in the age of Trump.
It may be Halloween time but Michael Edwards has a very different reason for getting out the face paints as ICP head our way.
Chibuku pile on the grime for their next Liverpool event and have peaked the interest of Mark Johnstone in the process.
A celebration of rock, ska, punk and reggae, Mark Johnstone reports on the Fueling The Fire welcomeing Reel Big Fish as the headliners for this year’s trek.
An odd pairing? Not at all! Stephen Lewin travels to Leeds for a formidable double header.
Paul Fitzgerald enjoys two full hours of unremittingly joyous Congolese wonder at the Liverpool Philharmonic’s Music Room with Kanda Bongo Man.
Sean Broadhurst is witness to a mushroom related murder in the improv county of Kazimier-shire in Episode 4 of The Happening.
The laughs turn to genuine emotion for episode three of Impropriety’s improvised soap opera, and Sean Broadhurst finally avoided becoming part of the show.
With their famous fans including Laura Mvula, Don Letts and Robert Glasper, Soulfultiz is a little excitable for Moonchild’s Manchester show next week.
The only all-female line-up at the Liverpool Comedy Festival, Sean Broadhurst took in Laughter Locker and found it a refreshing antidote to a male dominated industry.
Liverpool Music Festivals shortlisted for multiple 2017 UK Festival Awards.
As Metallica prepare to bring their WorldWired tour to the Manchester Arena Paul Riley takes a trip down memory lane.
Kicking off the much anticipated Raskit Tour in Liverpool, Christy Smyth finds Dizzee Rascal well and truly back in the corner.
Jimmy Cauty’s ADP 1 returns to Liverpool and finds a new home at The Florrie.
Greg Davies brought his You Magnificent Beast tour to Liverpool Comedy Festival, and Alan Parry found a man with the energy of a man half his age.
Having unwittingly become part of the show during episode one of Impropriety’s improvised soap opera, Sean Broadhurst was determined not to let the same thing happen at episode two.
Liverpool Sound City 2018 to return to its award winning metropolitan roots for May festival.
Sakura presents her photo gallery from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Manchester Arena.
As part of Liverpool Comedy Festival Vicky Pea attends her first Cabaret show, with a twist.
Planet Slop’s Paul Riley, Brian Sayle and Vicky Pea present their review and photo gallery from this year’s Liverpool Psych Fest.
Ghosts Of is a new online series that sees a group of friends tackle some of the British Isle’s spookiest spots.
An improvised spoof soap opera? Why not? Sean Broadhurst takes in episode one of Impropriety’s The Happening.
The gig may have been downsized, but Jesus and Mary Chain triumphed regardless, according to Paul Fitzgerald.
As Liverpool finally gets a regular Grime night, Shaun Ponsonby speaks to We Are Grime’s Alexa Humphries about the importance of providing a central platform for a style of music […]
Different Trains 1947 to premiere in Liverpool before showings in London and India.
Ahead of Galactic Funk Militia’s biggest show to date at the O2 Academy, Shaun Ponsonby speaks to band leader Mook about the present, the future, and the power of The […]
WRONG, a Festival for the Freakscene, is returning in spring 2018 for another day and night of noise.
Do’s, don’t’s, when’s, where’s, how’s, who’s and more from Planet Slop’s Vicky Pea.
As The Jesus and Mary Chain prepare to bring their Damage and Joy tour to Liverpool’s Academy, Planet Slop’s Jon Heathen looks forward to their wall of sound.
Liverpool Mental Health Festival takes place across two weeks in October with a range of events.
The 16th Liverpool Comedy Festival kicks off this week with 150 shows across 18 venues.
Paul Fitzgerald enchants us with a brief history of American singer-songwriter John Murry ahead of intimate show at the Naked Lunch Cafe.
Ahead of their performance at the Unity Theatre, cabaret troupe Teatro Pomodoro speak to Ally Goodman about their new show, Cabaret From The Shadows.
With Australia’s POND making a Liverpool appearance, Brian Sayle catches them launching this year’s anticipated Psych Fest.
An incredible second wave of acts is shaping LMW 2017 as the best yet.
One of the world’s biggest superstars comes to Blackpool. Shaun Ponsonby takes in the first ever Livewire Festival, starring the one and only Will Smith.
Ahead of a celebration of The Hit Factory as part of Blackpool’s Livewire Festival, Banjo re-assesses the much maligned 80s pop trio, and chats to one of their biggest stars; […]
Sakura presents a photo gallery as Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst delivers a gig of the year contender to the pleasure of his fans.
Musicians Against Homelessness boasts massive two day line up to raise funds for Crisis.
Robert Plant will play Liverpool’s Olympia as part of UK & Irish tour this autumn in support of his new album Carry Fire.
Planet Slop has a pair of tickets to give away to this years Festival No.6. Find out why and how you should enter here.
Liverpool music blog The Music Manual is set to celebrate their 5 year anniversary with a special Summer Shindig.
Warrington Council have approved plans for new music festival in Victoria Park for 2018.
As the team behind Wrong Festival announce an all-day celebration of the freak scene, Shaun Ponsonby talks to head honcho Michael Edward about the development of Wrong, Loner and the […]
Liverpool Disco Festival 3 reveals first set of acts for October takeover of the Baltic Triangle.
Adam Chapman reviews the now legendary Sunday of Hope and Glory 2017.
Heading down to London solo, Nelson experiences Afropunk in all it’s multicultural glory.
The legendary Liverpool night out has revealed their ambitious plans for Christmas 2017.
An obviously unsuitable venue, a clear lack of organisation and a promoter whose shows have appeared on Rip-Off Britain. Why was Hope and Glory given permission to go ahead?
An alternative to Pride? Shaun Ponsonby thinks that Queer Rrriot was not only a rousing success, but that it is imperative that it continues.
Having stopped paying attention to Gary Numan by the early 80s, Graham Smillie decides to pop along to the Exhibition Centre and discovers why the artist retains such a massive cult […]
With the Brighton duo stepping up a gear to arenas, Glenn Gibson hails the return of the new kings of UK rock
Sakura presents a gallery of the bearded behemoths as they bring their Tonnage Tour to Manchester’s O2 Apollo.
Returning for it’s 5th year, LIMF overcomes the obstacles to retain it’s central place in Liverpool’s summer gig calendar.
Two huge live shows featuring two icons come to Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre this week with Gary Numan and Brian Wilson celebrating 50 Summers of Love.
Michael Edward anticipates a night of big hits as Placebo prepare for their 20th anniversary tour.
The works of renowned American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein are to be shown at Tate Liverpool.
Michael Edward looks forward to a visit from the self proclaimed minimalist rock trio.
Planet Slop sends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Chester Bennington who has died aged 41.
Africa Oyé and Mellowtone add another international star to their series of live celebratory dates.
Glyn Akroyd exclusively premieres Limerance’s debut single, Shine On, with Planet Slop.
As Nick Cave make the bold step up to an arena tour, Banjo traces his journey so far.
Yes, Glastonbury happened. In fact it feels long ago in the memory now, but that can’t be helped. Upon returning this year we promptly fell apart, hit down with the […]
With Detroit legends The Gories headlining, Mark Greenwood heads to Magnet for a whopper of a night from Harvest Sun.
Hot off the heels of their second festival, the reggae specialists are bringing Big Youth and Horace Andy to the Baltic Triangle.
With Queen Zee & The Sasstones releasing their first music video, Shaun Ponsonby gets an exclusive behind the scenes look at these grotesquely beautiful stars in the making.
With Liverpool International Music Festival returning for it’s fifth installment, Planet Slop brings you all you need to know for this year’s festival.
With the rock legends making a rare trip overseas, Shaun Ponsonby joins the sold out crowd in Hyde Park for Tom Petty’s long awaited 40th anniversary tour.
Mark Greenwood gets all sorts of stoked to welcome The Gories to Liverpool.
As electronic music heads The Waveform Transmitter reveal charity record and event, Shaun Ponsonby talks to mastermind Ste Knight about the project.
Seeing his favourite band in the flesh, Paul Riley braves the tourists for Radiohead’s massive gig in Manchester.
A funk and soul all-dayer? Don’t mind if we do! Shaun Ponsonby checks out Craig Charles’ Beats, Beer & Boogaloo at Camp & Furnace.
The groundbreaking collective are launching their new album at the Capstone Theatre, Shaun Ponsonby reports.
As Africa Oyé turns 25, Shaun Ponsonby basks in the glory of what is arguably the best weekend on the Liverpool calendar.
With the only UK date for Springsteen’s right hand man being in Manchester, Shaun Ponsonby finally gets to see one of his heroes playing a solo set in the flesh.
An amazing line-up is set for AFROPUNK’s second London Festival, and Christina McKenna can hardly wait.
Craig Charles’ Beats, Beer and Boogaloo takes over Camp and Furnace, Shaun Ponsonby reports.
Ahead of Africa Oyé‘s landmark 25th festival, Janaya Pickett talks to director Paul Duhaney about the past, present and future of the UK’s largest celebration of African culture.
Having won Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards, Shaun Ponsonby finds Liverpool’s reggae festival upping the ante.
As Bat Sabbath head to the Arts Club, Brian Sayle gears up for a heavy night in homage to the Godfathers of Metal.
On the eve of Positive Vibration’s second festival, Soulfultiz headed to Art of Reggae Exhibition at Constellations.
Shy Billy premiere their latest single, Waiting Gracefully, exclusively with Planet Slop.
A perfect marriage of rock & soul, Shaun Ponsonby checks out California’s Vintage Trouble in Manchester.
Anyone expecting Sonic Youth’s greatest hits would have been sorely disappointed, but David North finds Thurston Moore’s celebration of The Mersey Sound captivating regardless.
Sakura was at The Ritz to see Liam Gallagher make his live return on a poignant night in Manchester.
Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia announce second wave of acts plus special stage curators.
With Sound City’s tenth anniversary celebrations moving them to a new home, and some extra special one-off shows, Shaun Ponsonby and Paul Riley took in the sights and sounds.
Check out all you need to knows for Africa Oyé’s landmark 25th edition.
24 Kitchen Street and CMD Presents bring a huge line-up to highlight the continuing impact of gentrification in Liverpool.
A line-up that rivals All Tomorrow’s Parties at it’s zenith, Michael Edward heads to Manchester for a humungous night at the Victoria Warehouse.
Originally published on Getintothis
Originally published on Getintothis
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