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Simon Mason Interview: “One of the hardest things about sobriety is dealing with these regrets”

Paul Fitzgerald chats to Simon Mason, author of Too High, Too Far, Too Soon, ahead of his show at The Zanzibar as part of Hightown Pirates. 

Alexander O’Neal Interview: “The best of me is on stage”

With two new albums on the way, the soul legend talks to Mark Johnstone about living in Manchester, getting out of his comfort zone and 30 years of his classic […]

Blick Bassy Interview: “Every tribe has it’s own music”

Ahead of Blick Bassy’s performance at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Janaya Pickett talks to the French-Cameroonian artist about applying language to music, his love of Skip James, and assuming individuality. 

The Radar: Astles – Full of Wonder

Ahead of the release of Astles’ debut studio effort, Planet Slop talk to the hotly tipped artist and have an exclusive listen to his first EP.

Mike Garson Interview: “Bowie never stayed in a comfort zone”

Ahead of Mike Garson’s performance at the O2 Academy, Christy Smyth talks to Bowie’s long-time pianist about Aladdin Sane, the underrated albums of the 90s and life with the Thin […]

The Radar: Unstoppable Sweeties Show Interview

Liverpool’s finest off the wall jazz-pronk band talk to Shaun Ponsonby about the punk-prog divide, humour in music and “experimental thrash comedy avant-garde punkjazz”.

Paul Foot Interview: “What if Spiderman was a right bigot?”

Alan Parry quizzes comedian Paul Foot on his wacky inspiration, ties, politics, piglets and more ahead of his live show at Liverpool’s Slaughter House. 

Interview With Man Booker Prize Winner George Saunders

Sean Broadhurst talks to Man Booker Prize 2017 winner George Saunders about obsession, capitalism and satire in the age of Trump. 

Ghosts Of: Exploring Ghoulish Tales & Locations Across The UK

Ghosts Of is a new online series that sees a group of friends tackle some of the British Isle’s spookiest spots.

We Are Grime Interview: “Grime can no longer be ignored”

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 […]

Galactic Funk Militia Interview: “When you see a band, you should get a show”

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 […]

Teatro Pomodoro Interview: Cabaret, Bouffoon & Flying Metal Buckets

Ahead of their performance at the Unity Theatre, cabaret troupe Teatro Pomodoro speak to Ally Goodman about their new show, Cabaret From The Shadows.

The Radar: Mica Millar Interview

Before Manchester’s Mica Millar launches her latest single in Liverpool, Soulfultiz spoke to her about the Manchester scene, performing in Liverpool and her new music.

Re-evaluating Stock Aitken Waterman with Jason Donovan

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; […]

Wrong Festival & Loner Noise Announce Freak Scene All-Dayer

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 […]

Re-evaluating Will Smith with DJ Jazzy Jeff

Ahead of Will Smith’s return to the stage in Blackpool, Shaun Ponsonby recalls interviewing DJ Jazzy Jeff, and re-considers The Fresh Prince’s place in rap history.

Queer Rrriot: An Alternative To Pride Liverpool

Ahead of the first Queer Rrriot Liverpool Pride event, Shaun Ponsonby talks to poet Mo Thu Lu about the need for an underground alternative to the mainstream Pride event.

Queen Zee & The Sasstones: Behind The Scenes Of The “Sissy Fists” Video

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.

House For The Homeless Interview: The Waveform Transmitter Announce Charity Album & Launch Party

As electronic music heads The Waveform Transmitter reveal charity record and event, Shaun Ponsonby talks to mastermind Ste Knight about the project. 

Africa Oyé Interview: “The industry has got a hell of a lot of festivals, but we’re up there”

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.

Is Ian McNabb Really an Inside Job?

A strange Facebook page claims to be revealing the truth behind Liverpool conspiracy buster and occasional songwriter Ian McNabb, so Shaun Ponsonby tracked down the man behind it and demanded answers.

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