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Harold F. Eggers : My Years with Townes Van Zandt: Music, Genius, and Rage - Profiles
Cila Warncke reflects on Townes Van Zandt's manager and business partner Harold F. Eggers' new biography about the gifted but emotionally unstable Texan singer-songwriter.

Pulp : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In our series, in which our writers write about ten songs that made them love a favourite band or artist, Cila Warncke writes about her favourite songs by Sheffield indie pop iconoclasts Pulp.

Pennyblackmusic : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
Cila Warncke, who has written for Pennyblackmusic since 2001, reflects on ten compelling songs that have served as her 'spaceship' over the years, as well as markers of time, and tracks by artists including Cinerama, Pulp, Patti Smith and Prince.

Jenny Wilson : Interview - Interviews
Swedish electro songstress Jenny Wilson talks to Cila Warncke about confronting the shattering reality of sexual violence and finding reasons to hope on her new album 'Exorcism'.

Gomez : Bring It On - Favourite Album Reviews
Cila Warncke finds that an outsized 20th Anniversary Edition four CD re-release of Gomez's Mercury Music Prize winning 'Bring It On' captures the brash charm of their youthful debut

Lilly Hiatt : Interview - Interviews
Lily Hiatt's third album has won praise for its country-rock blend. Cila Warncke gets to know her through the medium of her favourite listening for different frames of mind.

Lost Brothers : Interview - Interviews
Country-tinged Irish duo The Lost Brothers talk to Cila Warncke about desert rambles, cheap guitars and the places they call home.

Prince : And Getting Through This Thing Called Life - Profiles
Long-term fan Cila Warncke pays personal tribute to Prince's maverick and eccentric genius

Lost Brothers : Interview - Interviews
Cila Warncke chats to Oisin Leech from Dublin-based Americana duo the Lost Brothers about their just released fourth album, 'News Songs of Dawn and Dust'

Ten Songs That Made Me Love... : Patti Smith - Features
In our series, in which our writers write about ten songs that made them love a favourite band or artist, Cila Warncke writes of her favourite songs by Patti Smith

House of Love : The House of Love - Favourite Album Reviews
In our ‘Re:View’ section in which we look back at albums from the past, Cila Warncke examines the House of Love’s seminal 1988 eponymous debut album, which has just been re-released in a three CD edition

Wedding Present : Interview with David Gedge - Interviews
Cila Warncke chats to David Gedge from indie rockers the Wedding Present about his decision to move permanently to America and band's new album, 'Valentina'

Profile : Jerry Lee Lewis - Profiles
With a new four CD compilation 'A Whole Lotta Jerry Lee' about to be released, Cila Warncke reflects on the career of the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis

Lost Brothers : Interview - Interviews
Cila Warncke chats to Oisin Leech from Dublin-based folk duo the Lost Brothers about his influences and the things which are most important to him

Shinkansen : Interview with Matt Haynes - Profiles
Matt Haynes, former co-owner of the legendary Sarah records and now sole guardian of Shinkansen Records, talks to Cila Warncke about his record label, and maintaining a sense of personal politics in a world of commercialism

Favourite Album : Spiritualized : Ladies and Gentlemen, We are Floating in Space - Favourite Album Reviews
In the latest in our series, in which a different one of our writers writes about a favourite album of his or her choice,Cila Warncke examines Spiritualized's 1997 masterpiece 'Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space'

Trembling Blue Stars : Interview with Bobby Wratten - Interviews
Quiet, unprepossessing, non-drinking and incurably romantic, Bobby Wratten is the antithesis of the stereotypical rock star. Cila Warncke talks to one of the nicest men in rock about his long serving group, Trembling Blue Stars

Dreamy Records : Interview with Tracy Lee Jackson - Profiles
If anyone had been playing ‘spot the record label boss’ in a small Whitehall pub on a damp March evening, chances are they would have pointed to one of a half-dozen-odd restlessly handsome men clustered in a corner, joking over pints. They would not, ho

Huw Bucknell/Spanish Amanda : Interview - Interviews

Cinerama : New York Knitting Factory, 21st May 2001 - Live Reviews
Honestly, I didn’t even want to go to the Cinerama concert. It was the last day of my life as I knew it, and it wasn’t going well. With nine people crammed into our 5-bedroom flat, we’d had to arrange a shower schedule – which meant I woke up at 6:4

Arco : Interview - Interviews

JJ72 : Profile - Features

Wilby : Interview - Interviews

Cinerama : Interview - Interviews

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