Interview Part 2
In the second part of his in-depth interview with ex-Perfect Disaster frontman Philip Parfitt, Denzil Watson speaks to him about his influences and new solo album, ‘Mental Home Recordings’.
Wedding Present frontman David Gedge speaks to Andrew Twambley about ‘Locked Down and Stripped Back’, his band’s new album of home recordings and reworked material from its back catalogue.
Alice Cooper talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new album ‘Detroit Stories,’ which, in homage to the infamous blue-collar city and his home town, includes new and classic covers, and features original band members.
John Howard speaks to Ben Howarth about his as-yet-untitled new album, the benefits of home recording and the next two volumes of his memoir.
As he prepared for the release of 'Home Time', his 17th album, Darren Hayman speaks to Ben Howarth about his most personal album and his reflections on the end of his epic, award-winning 'Thankful Villages' project.
Ben Howarth visits the home of Ian Button and chats about his Papernut Cambridge project.
Owen Peters soon finds to hear real traditional country music travelling to Nashville isn't necessary. He finds the talented singer songwriter Ags Connolly not far from home in West Oxfordshire!
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of North Yorkshire solo singer-songwriter Becky Mills and her forthcoming new album, 'Tall Tales and Home Truths'.
80's pop star Kim Wilde tells Nick Dent-Robinson of how an internet recording of her singing her debut single 'Kids in America' to her fellow travellers on her way home after an evening out in London relaunched her musical recording and her new album 'Here Come the Aliens'.
Country-tinged Irish duo The Lost Brothers talk to Cila Warncke about desert rambles, cheap guitars and the places they call home.
Owen Peters talks with singer-songwriter Lauren Hoffman from her home in Virginia about her new band,the Secret Storm, with which she has returned after being in self-imposed exile for six years
A long way from home in Orkney Owen Peters matches a voice he seems to recognize to that of a man, acclaimed local musician and historian Tom Muir, that he has never met
Lisa Torem chats to singer-songwriter Adam Cohen about his new album 'We Go Home', and his relationship with is father Leonard and also his own son
Former Green on Red guitarist Chuck Prophet speaks to Anthony Strutt about his solo career, and his eleventh album, 'Temple Beautiful', which is about his home city of San Francisco
Nicky Crewe examines how the music community in her home city of Sheffield is coping with the challenges presented by the ongoing Coronavirus crisis.
Malcolm Carter reflects upon under rated 70's punk/new wave band the Distractions, who have released two new EPs, 'Black Velvet' and 'Come Home', during the last few months
DVD-Rocket from the Crypt
Rocket from the Crypt played their farewell show on Halloween night 2005 in their home city of San Diego. With a DVD of that show having just come out, Russell Ferguson looks at it, and, after a fire at it director's house, the miracle that it has been made at all
DVD : Casualties
Made in NYC
Aaron Brown finds hardcore veterans the Casualties to be a band playing at their top of the game in a new DVD filmed at a home town gig at the Knitting Factory in New York City
Edinburgh-based label SL Records has been responsible for releasing some of the best indiepop in recent years, and is the home of ballboy, Degrassi and the now defunct Khaya. Owner Ed Pybus chats to Tommy Gunnarsson
Austin City Limits Livestream, 1/4/2021
For fans of guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa, Lisa Torem discovers that the Austin City Limits livestream is an exciting way to celebrate the old and the new in the comfort of one’s home.
81 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, 13/11/2018
Steve Kinrade waTches rising Liverpool-based singer-songwriter Emilio PInchi, superbly supported by White Little Lies and Lydiah, play an impressive home city gig to launch his new 'Holiday' EP.
Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, 16/10/2018,
L. Paul Mann watches Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators return home to play the Hollywood Palladium.
Rough Trade East, London, 25/10/2018
Dastardly leaves home in South East London, late as usual, and risks losing his sanity in rush hour traffic for Kristin Hersh's intimate set at Rough Trade East.
Slow Readers Club
Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, 4/5/2018
Dixie Ernill watches the Slow Readers Club’s home town gig at the Manchester Cathedral hampered by poor sound quality.
Arena, Manchester, 14/11/2017
Richard Lewis watches the Killers, visiting the city they call their ‘musical spiritual home’, turn in a stunning career-spanning set to a rapturous capacity crowd at Manchester Arena.
Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, 13/7/2017...16/7/2017
Gillian Fish returns to Latitude Festival in her home county of Suffolk to discover new bands and revisit some old favourites
Woodys Music Bar, Hednesford, 20/8/20!6
Dave Goodwin gives us his personal view on Cannock groovers The Shanklins who are touring their first EP See Through, starting with a home crowd in Hednesford
Arena Manchester, 13/5/2016
Billy Seagrave watches James come home at the Manchester Arena for a night of love and passion in their own style
Chameleon, Nottingham, 9/4/2016
Dave Goodwin watches new wave indie band In Isolation play an excellent home town show to launch their debut album, 'A Certain Fractal Light', at the Chameleon in their home city of Nottingham
Albert Hall, Manchester, 27/2/2016
Billy Seagrave watches Blossoms play an euphoric yet poignant gig at the Albert Halls in their home city of Manchester, which includes a heartfelt tribute to Viola Beach who were to be tonight's support act
Magazine Editor John Clarkson remembers his youth and university days in Loughborough and his penchant for home taping way back in the Eighties
Gig of a Lifetime
65 Days of Static, Foundry, Sheffield, January 2014
In our 'Gig of Our Lifetime' column, Adrian Huggins writes of attending a home city gig earlier this year of instrumental post-rockers 65 Days of Static at The Foundry in Sheffield
Leeds is All I Needs
In the latest poem in his 'Evidently Spencertown' series, Spencer Robertshaw, who comes from Leeds, asks if home is best
Hitting the Right Note
Censorship and Music
In his 'Hitting the Right Note' column Jon Rogers looks at a recent Home Office report to curb the showing of sexually suggestive videos before 9 p.m. and asks what implications of this will watershed will be
Matt Williams photographs indie/folk act the Godwits at rehearsal in violin and viola player Will's home
Lady and the Lost Boys 1
Matt Williams photographs alternative rock/shoegazing act Lady and the Lost Boys at a rehearsal at singer Annabel Jones's family home...
Quietly determining their own path these past five years since forming in Minneapolis in 1997, the release of Bellwether’s third album, ‘Home Late’ and the reissue of their debut ‘Turnstiles’ provides an opportunity to assess the band’s career to date
Darren Aston photographs 80's pop/rock band China Crisis at their annual Christmas show at the Cavern Club in their home city of Liverpool