# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Pennyblackmusic


Profiles

20th Anniversary (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - 20th Anniversary

Some of Pennyblackmusic's favourite artists and labels help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary by sending us their birthday greetings.


'20 Years of Pennyblackmusic' Documentary (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - '20 Years of Pennyblackmusic' Documentary

Filmmaker and former Pennyblackmusic writer Sarah Rowland writes about her new film documentary about this site, '20 Years of Pennyblackmusic', which has been released to coincide with our recent twentieth anniversary.


Features

T-Shirt (2019)

Pennyblackmusic - T-Shirt

We have on sale our own Pennyblackmusic T-shirts. Find out to how buy a T-shirt here!


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Adrian Janes, who has written for Pennyblackmusic since 2012, reflects upon ten of his favourite acts and songs during his time writing for us.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

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.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love.... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love....

Denzil Watson in celebration of our forthcoming 20th anniversary looks back over his time with Pennyblackmusic by reflecting upon some of the bands he has interviewed or reviewed during his eighteen years writing for us.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love.... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love....

Tommy Gunnarsson takes us on a wonderful stroll through his long backlist of reviews and interviews for Pennyblackmusic, by way of ten indiepop classics - or in some cases should-be-classics.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love.... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love....

Adrian Huggins looks at ten of his favourite bands and songs during his thirteen years writing for Pennyblackmusic.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Long-standing writer Anthony Dhanendran, who started writing for our site in 2002, runs through his favourite tracks from Pennyblackmusic's history.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Having begun writing for Pennyblack at the same time as he collected his GCSE results, Ben Howarth has now been writing for the site almost as long as it has been around. As we approach our 20th birthday, he selects in 'Ten Songs That Made Me love...' some of the songs that sum up his experience.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

In our ongoing series, 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love…' Pennyblack writer Carl Bookstein revisits ten songs that made him love Pennyblackmusic.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Lisa Torem, who began writing for Pennyblackmusic in 2008, reflects back on some of her favourite artist interviews and related songs in celebration of the upcoming twenty year anniversary.


Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

In honour of Pennyblack's 20th birthday, Fiona Hutchings picks ten songs from her time at Pennyblackmusic.


Related


Interviews

Pete Berwick
Interview Pete Berwick - Interview

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Pete Berwick’s triple-threat status is fully explored in his first Pennyblackmusic interview with Lisa Torem.


Joe Gideon
Interview Joe Gideon - Interview

Back for his sixth interview with Pennyblackmusic, Joe Gideon tells Ben Howarth about his new album 'Armagideon', recorded with Jim Sclavunos and Gris-de-Lin. Having set out to write a set of lighthearted songs, he ended up with an album themed around the upcoming end of the world.


Oldfield Youth Club
Interview Oldfield Youth Club - Interview

Simon Rivers, the front man with the Bitter Springs, talks to John Clarkson about his decision to form also another band Oldfield Youth Club, and both groups’ forthcoming appearance at the Pennyblackmusic 20th Anniversary gig at the Water Rats in London.


Tomiko Dixon
Interview Tomiko Dixon - Interview

In her first Pennyblackmusic interview, Chicago-based singer/songwriter Tomiko Dixon unveils her artistic inspirations and desire to explore experiential themes, whilst carrying on the legacy of her grandfather, Willie Dixon


10cc
Interview 10cc - Interview

In his second Pennyblackmusic interview, award-winning British songwriter Graham Gouldman discusses with Lisa Torem 10cc’s upcoming UK tour and songs that fired up his youthful imagination


Chesterfields
Interview Chesterfields - Interview

Dixie Ernill speaks to Simon Barber, the front man with 80's indie pop act The Chesterfields, about their reformation after an absence of twenty years and their forthcoming appearance at our next Pennyblackmusic Bands Night at Gullivers in Manchester on February 18th


Charlie Big Time
Interview Charlie Big Time - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Matthew Pendlebury from Bolton-based indie pop duo about why his band have always proved more popular in America than Britain and their forthcoming appearance at a Pennyblackmusic Bands Night in Manchester on February 18th in support of the Chesterfields and Karen


Raf and O
Interview Raf and O - Interview

Dominic Simpson speaks to Raf Mantelli from South London-based elecro-acoustic duo Raf and O, who will be performing at the next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, about their history and soon-to-be-released new album


Black Site
Interview Black Site - Interview

The Black Site are a new raw blues/avant-garde rock duo which features ex-members of Madam and Sophia. Dominic Simpson talks to them about their forthcoming appearance at our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night


Vinny Peculiar
Interview Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Manchester-based singer-songwriter and cult artist Vinny Peculiar, who will be playing our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, talks to John Clarkson about his new album ‘Down the Bright Stream’


Little Anthony
Interview

In his second Pennyblackmusic interview, 1950's and 1960's soul legend Little Anthony chats to Lisa Torem about his group the Imperials, fifty year career and new autobiography


Horsebeach
Interview Horsebeach - Interview

Ryan Kennedy, the front man with rising Mancurian indie pop band Horsebeach, talks to Dixie Ernill about his band's debut album and their forthcoming appearance at the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night in Manchester on July 5th


Haywains
Interview Haywains - Interview

Dixie Ernill speaks to Paul Towler from Bristol-based 80's indiepop band the Haywains, who will be playing the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night on the 5th July as main support to the Brilliant Corners, about their recent reformation


Now
Interview Ninety Nine Tales - Interview

Justin Paton, the front man with London-based band NOW talks to Dominic Simpson sbout his group's experimental edge, it constantly evolving music and its forthcoming appearance at our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night in November


Tender Trap
Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

In their third Pennyblackmusic interview, Anthony Strutt speaks to twee pop group Tender Trap about their musical history and forthcoming fourth album, 'Ten Songs About Girls'


Pete Fij/Terry Bickers
Interview Peter Fij/Terry Bickers - Interview

Peter Fij was the front man in Adorable and Polak, and Terry Bickers the guitarist in the House of Love and Levitation. The new duo, who will be playing the next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, reflect on their years on Creation Records and forthcoming debut album, 'Broken Hearted Surgery'


Last Harbour
Interview Last Harbour - Interview

In our fourth interview with them, John Clarkson talks to Kev Craig, the front man with Manchester alternative rock collective Last Harbour, who will be playing our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night', about their new album, 'Your Heart, It Carries the Sound', which was recorded in a church


Owl Service
Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Steven Collins about his folk rock seven-piece band the Owl Service, who will be playing the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night on the 24th March, and why they have decided to make this their last show


Experimental Pop Band
Interview Experimental Pop Band - Interview

Davey Woodward from the Experimental Pop Band speaks to Dixie Ernill about his group's appearance and his own solo set at the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night in Manchester on November 19th and their forthcoming new album which is due out next year


Luke Fenlon
Interview Luke Fenlon - Interview

Pennyblackmusic photographer Marie Hazelwood speaks to 20 year old Liverpool-based singer-songwriter Luke Fenlon about his acoustic solo career and recording an EP in Guns 'n' Roses' Matt Sorum's back garden


Profiles

(With Morton Valence, The Volunteered and Simon Bromide), Water Rats, London, 29/1/2022 Idiot Son - (With Morton Valence, The Volunteered and Simon Bromide), Water Rats, London, 29/1/2022

We preview the next Pennyblackmusic Bands Night which will take place with Idiot Son, Morton Valence, The Volunteered and Simon Bromide at The Water Rats in London on the 29th January 2022.


'Wintertime' Video Premiere Doug Hoekstra - 'Wintertime' Video Premiere

Pennyblackmusic is proud to premiere the video for 'Wintertime', the third single single from Nashville-based singer-songwriter and writer Doug Hoekstra's forthcoming first album in ten years, 'The Day Deserved'.


One Year On Production Crew Confront Covid - One Year On

Last April Cila Warncke for an article at Pennyblackmusic spoke to several people who worked in production and behind the scenes in music about the devastating impact that the Coronavirus crisis was starting to have on them. A year on she revisits them and others in the same situation to find out where they are now.


1950-2021 Keith How - 1950-2021

Nicky Crewe pays tribute to her friend and Pennyblackmusic writer Keith How who died unexpectedly in January.


Stephen McLaren
'Put Me On The Television' Video Premiere Stephen McLaren - 'Put Me On The Television'  Video Premiere

Pennyblackmusic is proud to premiere the video for 'Put Me On The Television', the debut single from Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter Stephen McLaren's forthcoming dream-pop second album 'They Don’t Put Any Money in Your Pocket'.


Cliff Richard and The Shadows
Facing Up to the Competition Cliff Richard and The Shadows - Facing Up to the Competition

In his second feature for Pennyblackmusic on Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Bob Nicholson reflects on their career post the summer of 1963 and up against Beatlemania.


John Clarkson
Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

Pennyblackmusic magazine editor John Clarkson talks to Lisa Torem on its twentieth anniversary about the formation and history of our website.


Alice Cooper
50th Anniversary of the Alice Cooper Group Original Line-Up Celebration Part 1 Alice Cooper - 50th  Anniversary of the Alice Cooper Group Original Line-Up Celebration Part 1

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Alice Cooper Group, Pennyblackmusic has assembled greetings from essential friends and players.


Mary O'Meara
Interview Mary O'Meara - Interview

Pennyblackmusic writer Mary O'Meara, who has previously published ‘Between the Lines: A History of Haven’, a 2012 music biography and personal memoir about 90s indie/alternative band Haven, speaks to John Clarkson about her debut novel, 'A Certain Kind Of Light'.


Mary O'Meara
A Certain Kind of Light Mary O'Meara - A Certain Kind of Light

John Clarkson examines 'A Certain Kind of Light', the debut novel of Pennyblackmusic writer Mary O'Meara


David Bowie
Writers and Photographers' Tributes David Bowie - Writers and Photographers' Tributes

Pennyblackmusic’s writers and photographers give some of their recollections of the late David Bowie


Mary O'Meara
Interview Mary O'Meara - Interview

John Clarkson talks to Pennyblackmusic writer and author Mary O'Meara about her biography on 90's indie/alternative rock band, Haven


Nicky Crewe
Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

Pennyblackmusic writer Nicky Crewe talks to John Clarkson about some of her musical memories of Manchester between the 1960s and 1980s, which include touring with Captain Beefheart, sharing a house with Martin Hannett, knowing Tony Wilson and working at the Hacienda on its opening night


Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night
Ruby Lounge, Manchester, 5/7/2014

Dixie Ernill looks back on our recent Pennyblackmusic Bands Night in Manchester, which saw sets from the reformed Brilliant Corners, the Haywains and Horsebeach


Pennyblackmusic Bands Night
Lexington, London, 31/5/2014 Miscellaneous - Lexington, London, 31/5/2014

Dominic Simpson looks back on Pennyblackmusic's 15th Anniversary show at The Lexington in London, which saw sets from Madam, Morton Valence and Rotifer


Pennyblackmusic
15th Anniversary Miscellaneous - 15th Anniversary

Some of Pennyblackmusic's favourite artists and labels help us celebrate our 15th anniversary by sending us their birthday greetings


Pennyblackmusic Memories
1 Miscellaneous - 1

Twenty-five of our writers and photographers reflect on some of their personal highlights of Pennyblackmusic during the last fifteen years


Profile
Pennyblackmusic Bands Night Miscellaneous - Pennyblackmusic Bands Night

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night which run with the Wickerman Festival will take place at The Bay in Glasgow on June 15th, and will feature sets from Duncan Maitland, the Cathode Ray, Roy Moller and Nicola Black


Pennyblackmusic Bands Night
Half Moon, London, 24/3/2011 Miscellaneous - Half Moon, London, 24/3/2011

Jamie Rowland reflects on our Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night on March 24th at the Half Moon in South London with Pete Fij and Terry Bickers, Last Harbour, the Owl Service and Roshi ft. Pars Radio


Comment
The Demise of R.E.M. REM - The Demise of R.E.M.

Several Pennyblackmusic writers provide their reaction to R.E.M.'s recent decision to break up after 31 years together


Live

Talks
Steampunk Cafe, Glasgow, 5/4/2014 Talks - Steampunk Cafe, Glasgow, 5/4/2014

New Pennyblackmusic writer Jessica Combe watches rising Hull-based ska group the Talks play an energetic set at the Steampunk Café in Glasgow


Photoscapes
Hadouken! Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merrill - Hadouken!

New Pennyblackmusic photographer Catherine Christofis photographs dance punk/grimecore act Hadouken! at a show in their native London


Photoscapes
Gilbert Blecken Photography (1989-2009) 1

Over twenty years between 1989 and 2009, former Pennyblackmusic writer Gilbert Blecken took portrait shots and interviewed mainly British and American musicians as they toured through his native city of Berlin. The photographs in these four galleries chronicle some of those encounters and interviews


Eugene McGuinness
Parr Hall, Warrington, 17/8/2012 Eugene McGuinness - Parr Hall, Warrington, 17/8/2012

New Pennyblackmusic writer Harry Sherriff watches singer-songwriter Eugene McGuinness play an intense, but attention-demanding set at a gig at the Parr Hall in Warrington in support to Miles Kane and to promote his new album, 'The Invitation to the Voyage'


Photoscapes
Lovely Eggs Lovely Eggs - Lovely Eggs

New Pennyblackmusic photographer Darren Aston photographs Lancaster indie rock duo ata a gig in Liverpool


Kill It Kid
Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, 22/9/2011

In his first review for Pennyblackmusic, photographer Steve McDermott watches a stunning set of indie blues rock from young Bath-based indie blues band Kill It Kid at Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff


Joana and The Wolf
Lexington, London, 15/8/2011 Joana and The Wolf - Lexington, London, 15/8/2011

New Pennyblackmusic writer Tom Fogarty watches London four piece Joana and The Wolf combine mythology and electronica to superb effect in a show at the Lexington in London


Idiot Son
Slaughtered Lamb, London, 6/4/2009 Idiot Son - Slaughtered Lamb, London, 6/4/2009

At the Slaughtered Lamb in London, Ben Howarth enjoys intimate local group Idiot Son's first gig since a Pennyblackmusic Bands Night two years ago, but wishes that they would play together a little more often


Leonard Cohen
02, London, 17/7/2008 Mudhoney - 02, London, 17/7/2008

New Pennyblackmusic writer Anthony Middleton is thrilled by Leonard Cohen at his first London show in fourteen years in a happy, thoughtful and emotional evening at the O2


Kelman and Joe Gideon and the Shark
Albany, London, 11/10/2007 Kelman - Albany, London, 11/10/2007

At a show at the Albany in London organised by the Uptight club, Ben Howarth watches one-time Pennyblackmusic Bands Night stars Kelman and Joe Gideon and the Shark play high quality sets


Gym Class Heroes
Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, 4/2/2007 Gym Class Heroes - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, 4/2/2007

New Pennyblackmusic writer Paul Raven remains distinctly unmoved by the brash New York-style ghetto-pop of Gym Class Heroes at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth


Viarosa
Night and Day, Manchester, 10/12/2006 Viarosa - Night and Day, Manchester, 10/12/2006

In a show at the Night and Day in Manchester Helen Tipping finds forthcoming Pennyblackmusic Bands Night headliners Viarosa's unique brand of dark alt. country an encapsulating experience


Hundred Reasons
Leadmill, Sheffield, 17/1/2007 Hundred Reasons - Leadmill, Sheffield, 17/1/2007

New Pennyblackmusic writer Russell Ferguson is impressed by punk/metal act Hundred Reasons' passion and energy at a gig on their latest tour at the Sheffield Leadmill


Loves
Bethnal Green Pleasure Unit, London, 11/11/2006 Levellers - Bethnal Green Pleasure Unit, London, 11/11/2006

New Pennyblackmusic writer Sarah Maybank watches Welsh pop art punks the Loves play a vibrant and exciting set at Bethnal Green Pleasure Unit in London


Superkings, Brides of Neptune, Fultons Point and Baxter Trappe
Dry Bar, Manchester, 9/11/2006 Superkings - Dry Bar, Manchester, 9/11/2006

After an evening of bland supports, new Pennyblackmusic writer Emma Dawson watches rising indie group the Superkings play a charismatic and powerfully intense set of songs at the Manchester Dry Bar


Experimental Pop Band
Summerseat, Bury, 19/5/2006 Experimental Pop Band - Summerseat, Bury, 19/5/2006

Pennyblackmusic writer Dixie Ernill is putting on his own gig in Bury near Manchester with Bristol indiepop group, Experimental Pop Band. More details can be found here


Leeds Festival
Leeds, 26/8/2005 Miscellaneous - Leeds, 26/8/2005

New Pennyblackmusic writer Adrian Huggins had to deal with his car being towed back to the garage before he finally made it to the Leeds Festival. He, however, enjoys sets from Iggy and the Stooges and Incubus in what became an otherwise very expesnive da


Phantom Planet
Water Rats, London, 26/3/2004 Phantom Planet - Water Rats, London, 26/3/2004

At the excellent finale to a European tour, new Pennyblackmusic writer Emma Haigh finds edgy LA 5-piece Phantom Planet's blend of garage rock both gritty and polished


Baptiste
The Final Gig, London Underworld, 19/3/2003 Baptiste - The Final Gig, London Underworld, 19/3/2003

Recent stars of the first Pennyblackmusic night, Baptiste have decided to call it a day and split up. Olga Sladeckova watches them perform their last ever gig at the London Underworld


Silver Surfer
Half Moon , London The Silver Surfer - Half Moon , London

One of the highlights of the recent Pennyblackmusic Night, Silver Surfer played the second date of their British tour at the London Half Moon. Olga Sladeckova watches the Portland, Orgegon shoegazers play another sparkling set


Albums

Tori Amos
Little Earthquakes Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes

In our Re : View section, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, new Pennyblackmusic writer Lisa Torem assesses Tori Amos' first album, 'Little Earthquakes'


Bob Dylan and The Band
The Basement Tapes Bob Dylan and The Band - The Basement Tapes

In our 'Re : View' section, in which our writers look back at albums on the past, new Pennyblackmusic writer Jeff Thiessen examines Bob Dylan and The Band's sprawling 1975 album, 'The Basement Tapes', and finds, underneath all its seeming looseness, a surprising sense of structure and deliberateness


Heavenly
P.U.N.K. Girl EP Heavenly - P.U.N.K. Girl EP

New Pennyblackmusic writer Rachel Williams reflects on Oxford-based twee pop act Heavenly's dark 1993 'P.U.N.K. Girl EP'


Steve Robinson
Away for the Day Steve Robinson - Away for the Day

In the latest in our Re : View series, in which our writers re-examine albums from the past, Malcolm Carter looks at British-born, but American-based singer-song writer and recent Pennyblackmusic interviewee Steve Robinson's debut solo album, 'Away for the Day'


Feeder
Echo Park Feeder - Echo Park

In the latest in our 'Re : View' series, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, new Pennyblackmusic writer Sara Thomson reflects on Feeder's 2001 third album, 'Echo Park'


Teenage Filmstars
Lift Off Mit Der Teenage Filmstars Teenage Filmstars - Lift Off Mit Der Teenage Filmstars

In the latest in our Re : View series, in which writers look back on albums from the past, new Pennyblackmusic writer Cyrus Pearce examines the Teenage Filmstars 'Lift Off Mit Der Teenage Filmstars', which featured the Television Personalities' Ed Ball and came out on Creation in 1992


Re : View-Thrice
The Artist in the Ambulance Thrice - The Artist in the Ambulance

In his first article for us new Pennyblackmusic writer Andy Vincent writes about the impact hardcore/punk band Thrice's album 'The Artist in the Ambulance' had on him after he unexpectedly discovered them at the start of his college's summer holidays


Re : View-Talking Heads
Fear of Music Talking Heads - Fear of Music

In his first article for us new Pennyblackmusic writer Jamie Rowland examines the still seminal impact 26 years on of Talking Heads' classic 1979 album 'Fear of Music'


Re : View-Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run Miscellaneous - Born to Run

In the latest in our 'Re : view' series, in which our staff reflect on albums that they feel deserve further appraisal, Pennyblackmusic photographer Matt Williams explains why Bruce Springsteen's classic 'Born to Run' rarely leaves his turntable


Features

A LIfe in Music Lisa Torem - A LIfe in Music

In her series, 'A Life in Music', in which she speaks to Pennyblackmusic writers about how music has affected and influenced them, Cila Warncke talks to our long-term American writer Lisa Torem.


A Life in Music Mark Rowland - A Life in Music

In her series 'A Life in Music', in which she talks to Pennyblackmusic writers about the personal impact and influence of music on them, Cila Warncke, discusses with Mark Rowland his changing musical tastes, the importance of solid music journalism and the hypocrisy of rock mythology.


A Life in Music Eoghan Lyng - A Life in Music

In her series, 'A Life in Music', in which she chats to Pennyblackmusic writers about how music has affected and influenced them, Cila Warncke speaks to our Irish writer Eoghan Lyng.


U2
Every Album, Every Song U2 - Every Album, Every Song

In her 'Raging Pages' book column Lisa Torem examines a comprehensive volume about the work of Irish rockers U2 recently penned by Pennyblackmusic writer Eoghan Lyng


Band Of Holy Joy
(With Moon Under Water and Dream Maps), Water Rats, London, 17/1/2020 Band Of Holy Joy - (With Moon Under Water and Dream Maps), Water Rats, London, 17/1/2020

We profile our next London Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place with The Band of Holy Joy, Moon Under Water and Dream Maps at the Water Rats on the 17th January, 2020.


Popguns
(With Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans and Oliver Winder), Peer Hat, Manchester, 18/10/2019 Popguns - (With Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans and Oliver Winder), Peer Hat, Manchester, 18/10/2019

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night which will take place at The Peer Hat in Manchester and, a night of indie pop, which we are promoting with our writer Dixie Ernill, will feature sets from The Popguns, Davey Woodward and The Winter Orphans and Oliver Winder.


Carl Bookstein
Ticket Rewind Miscellaneous - Ticket Rewind

In the latest edition to our new column 'Ticket Rewind', Pennyblackmusic writer Carl Bookstein looks back at concert tickets from his past.


Band Of Holy Joy
(With the Cathode Ray), Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 10/12/2017 Band Of Holy Joy - (With the Cathode Ray), Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 10/12/2017

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands Night which will take place with The Band Of Holy Joy and The Cathode Ray on the 10th December at the Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh.


Fiona Hutchings
Vinyl Stories Fiona Hutchings - Vinyl Stories

In his regular 'Vinyl Stories' column Dave Goodwin talks to Pennyblackmusic writer Fiona Hutchings about her passion for Madness, Queen and Mark Morriss whose records are amongst her favourite albums


Chesterfields
(With Karen and Charlie Big Time), Gullivers, Manchester, 19/2/2017 Chesterfields - (With Karen and Charlie Big Time), Gullivers, Manchester, 19/2/2017

Dixie Ernill declares our recent Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, which featured performances from the Chesterfields, Karen and Charlie Big Time, the gig of the year


Anthony Strutt
Vinyl Stories Anthony Strutt - Vinyl Stories

In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin talks to Anthony Strutt, one of Pennyblackmusic's oldest writers, about his favourite vinyl records, which include LPs by the Doors, the Pretenders, the Smiths, the Cure and the Beatles


Chesterfields
(With Karen and Charlie Big Time), Gullivers, Manchester, 18/2/2017 Chesterfields - (With Karen and Charlie Big Time), Gullivers, Manchester, 18/2/2017

We profile our next London Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at Gullivers in Manchester, and will feature sets from The Chesterfields, Karen and Charlie Big Time


Madam
(With Idiot Son and Dream Maps), Sebright Arms, London, 1/10/2016 Madam - (With Idiot Son and Dream Maps), Sebright Arms, London, 1/10/2016

We profile our next London Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at the Sebright Arms in London, and will feature sets from Madam, Idiot Son and Dream Maps


Vinny Peculiar
Broadcast, Glasgow, 22/9/2016 and Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 23/9/2016 Vinny Peculiar - Broadcast, Glasgow, 22/9/2016 and Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 23/9/2016

We profile two Pennyblackmusic shows with singer-songwriter and musician Vinny Peculiar at Broadcast in Glasgow on Thursday September 22nd and at the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh on Friday September 23rd


Prince
Vinyl Stories Prince - Vinyl Stories

In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin writes of the impact on him of discovering Prince in the 1980s and talks to seven Pennyblackmusic writers about their favourite Prince songs


Band of Holy Joy/Cathode Ray
(With Roy Moller), Sebright Arms, London, 15/4/2016 Band of Holy Joy/Cathode Ray - (With Roy Moller), Sebright Arms, London, 15/4/2016

Pennyblackmusic presents three acts from the Edinburgh-based label – The Band of Holy Joy, The Cathode Ray and Roy Moller – at the Sebright Arms on April 15th


Nick Garrie
(With Raf and O and Partisan Waves), Sebright Arms, London, 12/3/2016 Nick Garrie - (With Raf and O and Partisan Waves), Sebright Arms, London, 12/3/2016

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at the Montague Arrms in London, and will feature sets from Nick Garrie, Raf and O and Partisan Waves


David Bowie
Vinyl Stories 1 David Bowie - Vinyl Stories 1

In the first part of a two-part 'Vinyl Stories' dedicated to David Bowie, Dave Goodwin speaks to Pennyblackmusic writers John Clarkson, Lisa Torem and Carl Bookstein about some of their favourite Bowie records...


Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg
The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, 10/9/2015 and The Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 11/9/2015 Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg - The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, 10/9/2015 and The  Wee  Red Bar, Edinburgh, 11/9/2015

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands Nights which will feature the Willard Grant Conspiracy and Big Hogg at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow on Thursday 10th September and the Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh on Friday 11th September


Pennyblackmusic Bands Night
Macbeth, London, 12/6/2015 Miscellaneous - Macbeth, London, 12/6/2015

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at the Macbeth in London, and will include sets from the Band of Holy Joy, Vinny Peculiar and The Black Site


Photography

Barenaked Ladies
Photoscapes Barenaked Ladies - Photoscapes

New Pennyblackmusic photographer Andrew Twambley photographs Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies at the Ritz in Manchester.


Karen
Photoscapes Karen - Photoscapes

Marie Hazelwood photographs Karen, the new band of Brilliant Corners and Experimental Pop Band front man Davey Woodward, at our recent Pennyblackmusic Bands Night at Gullivers in Manchester


Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 1
Photoscapes Miscellaneous - Photoscapes

Over two galleries Bill Gray photographs some of the highlights and acts of our seven-act Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night at The River in Glasgow on June 7th


Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 2
Photoscapes Miscellaneous - Photoscapes

Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 2







Pennyblackmusic Regular Contributors