Fiona Hutchings


Interviews


Andy Whitehouse - Interview

Andy Whitehouse

The last time we spoke to Sheffield singer-songwriter Andy Whitehouse, he was playing to select audiences in pub snugs. Now, he’s taken the idea one step further and set up residence in a caravan on the coast. Fiona Hutchings caught up with him to find out more about his one-to-one project.


Mark Lee - Interview

Mark Lee

Pocket Gods frontman and now film maker Mark Lee speaks to Fiona Hutchings about what matters to him. From severe mental health difficulties to the tyranny of Spotify, he doesn't hold back.


Andy Whitehouse - Interview

Andy Whitehouse

From being pursued by hordes of excited schoolgirls to playing to audiences of one, singer songwriter Andy Whitehouse has had a varied career. Fiona Hutchings chats to this well respected Sheffield musician about the personal experiences of his music.


Last Day Sect - Interview

Last Day Sect

Fiona Hutchings talks to Tom Wilcox from Last Day Sect about tarot cards, talented collaborators, and their debut album of eerie tales.




Fuzzbox

Fiona Hutchings talks to Vix from 80's all girl pop punk icons and C86 act about her band Fuzzbox's extraordinary career

More Interviews

Dodos - Interview Dodos

Magic Brothers - Interview Magic Brothers

Pete Ross and The Sapphire - Interview Pete Ross and The Sapphire








Profiles




Tommy Gunnarsson

Pennyblack’s own Tommy Gunnarsson takes on The Smiths and Morrissey’s entire back catalogue. in his first book Fiona Hutchings rolls up her sleeves and dives in.




John van der Kiste

Will a book about twelve months in music work or will there be too much waffle? Fiona Hutchings finds out.

More Profiles

Baxter Dury - Chaise Longue Baxter Dury - Chaise Longue

Attila the Stockbroker - Heart on My Sleeve: Collected  Works Attila the Stockbroker - Heart on My Sleeve: Collected Works

Miscellaneous - The Clash: Every Album, Every Song Miscellaneous - The Clash: Every Album, Every Song

JB Morrison - A Godawful Small Affair JB Morrison - A Godawful Small Affair

Miscellaneous - The Sounds of Sheffield 1978-1988 Miscellaneous - The Sounds of Sheffield 1978-1988




Live Reviews


Caro Emerald - City Hall, Sheffield, 22/4/2017

Human League

Fiona Hutchings watches 80's synth pop giants the Human League play a fabulous set of their classic hits at the Arena in Sheffield


Human League - Academy, Sheffield, 12/12/2010

Human League

Fiona Hutchings watches 80's synth pop giants the Human League play a fabulous set of their classic hits at the Arena in Sheffield

More Live Reviews

A-Ha - Arena, Sheffield, 23/11/2010 A-Ha - Arena, Sheffield, 23/11/2010

Performance - Academy, Sheffield, 12/12/2010 Performance - Academy, Sheffield, 12/12/2010

Miscellaneous - Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, 19/7/2009 Miscellaneous - Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, 19/7/2009








Favourite Albums


Graham Day and the Forefathers - Good Things

Graham Day and the Forefathers

In our 'Re:View' section. in which our writers reflect on albums from the past. Fiona Hutchings examines Medway garage rockers Graham Day and the Forefathers reissue of their 2014 album 'Good Things' which features three bonus tracks.

More Favourite Albums

Madness - One Step Beyond Madness - One Step Beyond

Fuzzbox - Big Bang! Fuzzbox - Big Bang!

Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Liverpool Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Liverpool




Features




Queen

In 'The Image That Made Me Weep', in which a different writer with each edition writes of the impact of a photo or an image on them, Fiona Hutchings reflects on a photo of Queen at Live Aid.


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

Erasure

Fiona Hutchings picks ten personal milestones from the tracks of British pop pioneers Erasure.

More Features

Depeche Mode - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Depeche Mode - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

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

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

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

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




Reviews




Howard Jones

Pleasurable and undemanding double album reissue of remixes from 80's synth act Howard Jones




Dead South

Volatile but impressive double pack covers EPs from quirky bluegrass punks The Dead South

More Reviews

Ian M. Bailey - Shots of Sun Ian M. Bailey - Shots of Sun

Sonia - Everybody Knows - The SIngles Box Set Sonia - Everybody Knows - The SIngles Box Set

Django Django - Glowing in the Dark Django Django - Glowing in the Dark

My Darling Clementine - Country Darkness My Darling Clementine - Country Darkness

Baked A La Ska - Skalloween Baked A La Ska - Skalloween

Her Crooked Heart - To Love To Live To Leave Her Crooked Heart - To Love To Live To Leave

Alvarez Theory - The Alvarez Theory Alvarez Theory - The Alvarez Theory

Embrooks - We Who Are Embrooks - We Who Are

David Bromberg - The Player: A Retrospective David Bromberg - The Player: A Retrospective

Ben Bedford - The Hermit’s Spyglass Ben Bedford - The Hermit’s Spyglass