Helen Tipping


Interviews


March Violets - Interview

March Violets

Helen Tipping chats to Si Denbigh and Tom Ashton from reformed Leeds-based alternative rockers the March Violets about what the future holds for them, and their forthcoming debut album which will be released through Pledge Music.


Miscellaneous - Interview With Stuart Mackay

Miscellaneous

Helen Tipping speaks to Stuart Mackay, the organiser and founder of the annual indie pop Indetracks Festival, which is now in its fifth year, about his plans and the line-up for this year's festival


Chris T-T - Interview

Chris T-T

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Chris T-T has spent much of the last year touring with former Million Dead frontman Frank Turner. Helen Tipping chats to him about politics, his recent trilogy of albums about the downfall of London and going out on the road with Turner


Levellers - Interview

Levellers

The Levellers have just celebrated their 20th anniversary. Helen Tipping speaks to bassist Jeremy Cunningham about it, and the band's forthcoming new album, 'Letters from the Underground'


New Model Army - Interview

New Model Army

In our second interview with New Model Army, Helen Tipping chats to frontman Justin Sullivan about his band's tenth studio album, 'High', and recent line-up changes in the group

More Interviews

Kelley Stoltz - Interview Kelley Stoltz

Brakes - Interview Brakes

Victorian English Gentlemens Club - Interview Victorian English Gentlemens Club

Miscellaneous - Interview Miscellaneous

Miss Black America - Interview Miss Black America

New Model Army - Interview with Justin Sullivan New Model Army - Interview with Justin Sullivan

Tiger Army - Interview Tiger Army

Ella Guru - Interview Ella Guru








Profiles


Skinny Girl Diet - Profile

Skinny Girl Diet

Helen Tipping examines rising female noise rock duo Skinny Girl Diet, who have just released their second album 'Ideal Woman'.


Chumbawamba - Chumbawamba

Chumbawamba

Anarchic folk-punks Chumbawamba have recently announced their decision to split up after playing a short farewell tour, concluding with a date in their native Leeds. Helen Tipping looks back on their extraordinary career

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New Model Army - New Model Army New Model Army - New Model Army

Captain Sensible - Captain Sensible Captain Sensible - Captain Sensible

Rev Hammer - Freeborn John Live Rev Hammer - Freeborn John Live

Levellers - Chaos Theory Levellers - Chaos Theory

Misterlee - Interview Misterlee - Interview




Live Reviews


Radical Dance Faction - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, 19/1/2019

Wave Pictures

Helen Tipping watches acclaimed indie act the Wave Pictures work their magic at a show in Sheffield.


Wave Pictures - PIcture House Social, Sheffield, 24/6/2018

Wave Pictures

Helen Tipping watches acclaimed indie act the Wave Pictures work their magic at a show in Sheffield.

More Live Reviews

Stanley Brinks and the Wave Pictures - Hop, Wakefield, 8/3/2014 Stanley Brinks and the Wave Pictures - Hop, Wakefield, 8/3/2014

History of Apple Pie - Cockpit, Leeds, 8/2/2013

Miscellaneous - Midland Railway, Butterley, Derbyshire, 7/7/2012...8/7/2012

Miscellaneous - Oakley Farm. Dorset, 12/8/2011...14/8/2011

Miscellaneous - Midland Railway, Butterley, Derbyshire, 29/7/2011...31/7/2011








Features


Miscellaneous - Ticket Rewind

Miscellaneous

In the latest edition to our new column 'Ticket Rewind', Helen Tipping looks back at concert tickets from her past.


Adam And The Ants - Adam and the Ants

Adam And The Ants

In our 'Soundtrack of Our Lives' series, in which our writers tell of the personal impact of music in their lives, Helen Tipping writes about being a 14 year old Adam and the Ants fan

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Reviews




Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell

Ethereal and mystical Nordic-influenced new album from Dead Can Dance's Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell




Low Island

Reflective electronic-infused indie pop on debut album from Oxford-based band Low Island

More Reviews

Annie Dressner - Coffee at the Corner Bar
Annie Dressner - Coffee at the Corner Bar

Karen Jonas - The Southwest Sky and Other Dreams Karen Jonas - The Southwest Sky and Other Dreams

Jim Bob - Pop Up Jim Bob Jim Bob - Pop Up Jim Bob

Holy - Mono Freedom Holy - Mono Freedom

Ariel Sharratt and Mathias Kom - Never Work Ariel Sharratt and Mathias Kom - Never Work

Sergeant Buzfuz - Fox Pop Sergeant Buzfuz - Fox Pop

Slow Readers Club - Joy of the Return Slow Readers Club - Joy of the Return

Sam Baker - Horses and Stars Sam Baker - Horses and Stars

Eliza Carthy - Restitute Eliza Carthy - Restitute

Holy Moly and the Crackers - Take a Bite Holy Moly and the Crackers - Take a Bite