Nick Halliwell found that there was only one way he could vent his anger over the European referendum result - make a new album with his group, The Granite Shore. He tells Malcolm Carter about the influences behind this album, in particular his love of that most European of pop bands, Abba.
Occultation Recordings owner Nick Halliwell talks about his band The Granite Shore's long-awaited debut album, 'Once More From The Top’, which is a concept album about a group, and his difficulty in getting it released
Factory Star is the new band of original Fall guitarist and Blue Orchids' front man Martin Bramah. He speaks to John Clarkson about Factory Star's debut album, 'Enter Castle Perilous'
Malcolm Carter reflects on Distractions' guitarist and Occultation Recordings' boss Nick Halliwell's band the Granite Shore's debut album ‘Once More From The Top’ which, out in May, he believes to be 'one of the most impressive and important albums not just of this year but the whole decade'
Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014
At Under the Bridge in London, Dastardly watches Mark E. Smith and the Fall make a caustic and abrasively triumphant set
The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall
In our 'Re:View' column, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Jon Rogers writes of the Fall's 1984 album, 'The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall', which has just been released in a four CD box set
Hex Enduction Hour
In the latest in our 'Re : view' series, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Jon Rogers writes about the Fall's forbidding 1981 album, 'Hex Enduction Hour'
Re : View-Fall
Live at the Witch Trials
Twenty five years on the Fall continue to spit "acid-tongued venom on all and sundry".Jon Rogers finds their debut album 'Live at the Witch Trials' to be " just as sharp and caustic and just as out of step as it did back in 1978"
Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love..' Jon Rogers writes about he went from being a so-so fan of the late Mark E. Smith's The Fall to an absolute fanatic as he reflects on his favourite songs by them.
Darren Aston takes photographs of The Fall at the Arts Club in Liverpool on the 21st January