Rod Argent, the keyboardist with the the Zombies, discusses their upcoming UK tour, his love of writing and arranging and the highlights of his former band, Argent.
Reverend and the Makers
With two two Top 20 singles and a Top 10 album behind him, the self-proclaimed Reverend from indie electro rockers Reverend and the Makers speaks to Denzil Watson at a hometown gig in Sheffield about his band's debut album, 'The State of Things', and the the politics of much of his writing
Boston-based Americana act Dumptruck first formed in the the mid-80's and have drawn comparisions with REM.With their three earliest albums having just been re-released, frontman Seth Tiven chats to Anthony Strutt about his long-serving project
John Clarkson looks back on the career of 70's band the Outsiders, which was the first group of Adrian Borland from the Sound, and who are often seen as being the the first punk band to self-release an album
Interview with Bruce Iglauer Part 1
In the first part of a two part interview, Bruce Iglauer, the the president and founder of Alligator Records, the largest contemporary blues label in the world, talks to Lisa Torem about forming his label, which was first founded in 1971
Canyon Club, Agoura, 4/3/2018
L.Paul Mann watches punk/new wave band the Psychedelic Furs play a powerful set of classic hits at the the Canyon Club in Agoura in California.
Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot, 4/4/2014
Nick Dent-Robinson watches 80's star Hazel O'Connor play a stunning set of both her own material and covers at an intimate show at the the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot in Oxfordshire
This Many Boyfriends
Deaf Institute, Manchester, 23/2/2012
Dixie Ernil finds that Northern indie pop group This Many Boyfriends grasp and replicate the the true spirit of C-86 perfectly in a chaotic, but energetic show at the Deaf Institute in Manchester
Legal Tender, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London, 6/1/2007
In the woefully inappropriate surroundings of the Legal Tender night at the the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, Neil Palmer watches former Television Personalities' drummer Mathew Sawyer play a vulnerable, but emotive solo set to promote his and his band the Ghosts new album 'Blue Birds Blood'
Metro, London, 28/6/2006
Anthony Strutt is reminded of the the swagger of Echo and the Bunnymen and the Hope of the States as he is blown away by a show by leeds five piece iLIKETRAiNS at a show at the Metro in London
Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll
After David Bowie's outspoken comments at the The Brits in February, Ben Howarth in 'Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll' asks why so few bands or other musicians have failed to engage in the Scottish Independence debate
Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll
Ben Howarth in his 'Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll' column is unimpressed by the the Mercury Music Prize
Hitting the Right Note
The Olympics' Opening Ceremony
In a double edition of 'Hitting the Right Note' Jon Rogers praises the opening ceremony of the the 2012 Olympic Games...