Andrew Twambley speaks to Fine Lines’ frontman David Boardman about the band’s latest album, its recent appearance at Pub in the Park and its plans for the rest of the year.
Sukie Smith, the front woman with Madam, talks to John Clarkson about the new video from 'Murder Park', which we are also premiering, from her remarkable third album, 'Back to the Sea'.
Jimmy Webb speaks to Lisa Torem about songs such as 'Wichita Lineman', 'Galveston', 'The Highwayman' and 'MacArthur Park', his many musical collaborations and what makes good songwriting
American songwriter Jimmy Webb has written songs such as 'Galveston', 'By The Time I Get to Phoenix', 'Wichita Lineman' and 'MacArthur Park'. He speaks to Lisa Torem about his long musical career and 'Cottonwood Farm'. the album he has recorded with his sons, the Webb Brothers
Five piece-teenage Australian group have just released their debut album, 'Yes, Yes Vindicative' and have played support slots with Bloc Party, the Go! Team and Maximo Park. Sarah Maybank chats to front woman Amandah Wilkinson about her group's intense self-discipline
At a press conference in Regent's Park, folk star Devendra Banhart and his band chatted to journalists and music writers about thir new album 'Cripple Crow.' Mark Rowland reports back on a very unusual evening
Newcastle band Maximo Park's debut album 'A Certain Trigger' has been one of the bestselling albums from a new group this year. Aaron Brown talks to them about their success and acclaim, and instant popularity
Fragilely melodic, but sprawling Liverpool act released one of the albums of the year with their debut album, 'The First Album'. Frontman John Yates speaks to Anthony Dhanendran about it, and the band's new single 'Park Lane Speakers'
Glasgow Summer Sessions
Zena Grieg profiles this year's Glasgow Summer Sessions which will take place in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow between the 16th and 25th August.
The British Summer Time Festival
The Libertines at Hyde Park
Gillain Fish criticises the dismanagement of the British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park in London, which, poorly organised throughout, led to crushing at the Libertines' reunion gig
Park Lane Archives
Interview with Kenny Paterson
Kenny Paterson was a studio engineer from the mid 1980's to 1990's at Glasgow's legendary Park Lane Studios. John Clarkson chats to him about his new retrospective CD, 'Park Lane Archives', which compiles together tracks from many of the artists who recorded there
Pavilion, Ravinia Park, Highland Park, 8/6/2019
Lisa Torem watches septuagenarian singer-songwriter John Prine at the Pavilion in Ravinia Park in Illinois play a life-affirming set.
Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan
Ravinia Pavilion, Highland Park, Illlinois, 6/7/2019
Lisa Torem watches co-headliners Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan perform many of their greatest hits at the Ravinia Pavilion at Highland Park, Illinois.
Albert Hall, Manchester, 19/5/2017
Dixie Ernill watches Maximo Park, despite a below par current album, still put on a great gig at the Albert Hall in Manchester
Festival Park, Elgin, Illinois, 24/8/2013
Lisa Torem watches 60's blues veteran Eric Burdon with a new line-up of the Animals play a tight set of classic and new material at Festival Park in Elgin, Illinois
Hyde Park, London, 6/7/2013
Despite excessive ticket and food prices, Anthony Dhanendran finds much still to admire in the Rolling Stones in the first of two shows at Hyde Park in London to conclude their 50th anniversary tour
Ravinia Park, Chicago, 6/6/2013
Lisa Torem watches 60's folk veteran Judy Collins play an emotive and cobvincing set at Ravinia Park in Chicago
Comerica Park, Detroit 24/7/2011
Carl Bookstein enjoys a stunning three hour set in front of 30,000 people from Paul McCartney at Comerica Park in Detroit
Paul Smith and the Intimations
Deaf Institute, Manchester, 3/12/2010
Dixie Ernill watches Maximo Park front man Paul Smith play a forceful solo set at the Deaf Institute in Manchester
Warehouse Project, Manchester, 23/9/2010
Freddie Taylor-Shearer watches Maximo Park play a fiery and energetic set at the Warehouse Project in Manchester
Hyde Park, London, 29/6/2010
Anthony Strutt is encapsulated by a superb two and a half hour set of Beatles, Wings and solo tracks at Hyde Park Calling from Paul McCartney
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Illinois, 20/6/2010
At the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park near Chicago, Lisa Torem watches Jethro Tull play a crowd-pleasing, exuberant set of their best known tracks and songs
Van Cortlandt Park
Lisa Torem assesses Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Joe Kennedy's 2007 debut album, 'Van Cortlandt Park'
Anthony Strutt examines Beth Orton's highly acclaimed 1996 debut British album, 'Trailer Park', which has just been re-released in a new double CD edition
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'
This Metal Sky
In his 'This Metal Sky' column, Jeff Thiessen explains why he finds Linkin Park's latest album 'A Thousand Suns' to be completely lacking of any real meaning or focus
In the latest in our 'Photoscapes' photographic series, Katie Anderson shoots Maximo Park at a show at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth
Pub in the Park
Andrew Twambley in the second part of a three part 'Photoscapes' at the Pub in the Park festival in Knutsford photographs Polar States, Rob Green, Fine Lines and Will Young.
Pub in the Park
Andrew Twambley in the third and final part of a three part 'Photoscapes' photographs at the Pub in the Park festival in Knutsford Soul II Sound System, Stereo MC's and Texas.
Pub in the Park
In the first part of a three part 'Photoscapes' Andrew Twambley takes photographs at the Pub in the Park festival in Knutsford of Cast, DJ Nihal and Fun Lovin' Criminals.
BST Hyde Park
Darren Aston photographs the Killers, Elbow and Tears for Fears at a BST Hyde Park gig in London