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Interviews
Article Main Picture Imperial Wax
Following the death of The Fall’s legendary frontman Mark E. Smith last year the final, longest serving line up to back him have re-grouped to form new outfit Imperial Wax. Denzil Watson talks to them about their acclaimed debut LP 'Gastwerk Saboteurs' and future plans.
John Otway Joe Gideon
Cathode Ray Andrew Ridgeley
Friends Again Bitter Springs


Profiles
Article Main Picture Go Betweens: G Stands for Go-Betweens Volume 2
The second instalment of the Go-Betweens anthology series is finally here, and Tommy Gunnarsson delves into a vast content of demo and live recordings, but also enjoys the band’s final three albums in their remastered glory.


Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Ride: Ritz, Manchester, 12/12/2019
On the final tour date in support of acclaimed new LP ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ shoegaze legends Ride turn in a storming set on Election Night at a sold-out Ritz in Manchester. Richard Lewis reviews.


Re View
Article Main Picture Shed Seven: Going for Gold
Richard Lewis examines Britpop act Shed Seven's Greatest Hits compilation 'Going for Gold', which, originally released in 1999, has just been reissued in a new double CD edition with additional studio sessions and live tracks.


Features
Article Main Picture Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers: Albums of the Year 2019
Our writers and photographers list their favourite albums and also their favourite gig of the year

Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers

Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers

Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers

Band Of Holy Joy


Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Dave Goodwin Images
Our Website of the Month is Dave Goodwin Images, the photographic website of Pennyblackmusic writer and photographer Dave Goodwin



Editorial by John Clarkson



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Who CD Who
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