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Benjamin Howarth: Most Recent Articles

Nils Lofgren: Interview
Nils Lofgren, the guitarist with Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, talks to Ben Howarth about his long solo career, forthcoming tour of the UK and 'Face the Music', his new ten CD box set
Rotifer: Rotifer, John Howard and Mel Mayr - Servant Jazz Quarters, London, 26/11/2014
In the second of two showcases from record label and collective Gare du Nord, Ben Howarth at the Servant Jazz Quarters in London enjoys sets from indie trio Rotifer, rediscovered 70's singer-songwriter John Howard and Austrian singer-songwriter Mel Mayr who was playing her first British gig
Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll: December 2014
Ben Howarth in 'Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll' looks at the recent rise in vinyl sales and asks how this will effect CD sales
Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll: September 2014
With both Peter Frampton and Kate Bush having asked their fans to not use their phones at their shows, Ben Howarth in 'Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll' examines the issue of mobile phone photography and filming at gigs
Condemned to Rock 'n'' Roll: October 2014
With the UK Top 40 now in complete chaos, Ben Howarth in 'Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll' ask if rock as we traditionally know it is dead
Airport Girl: Interview with Sean Price 28/12/2003
Airport Girl: Interview with Sean Price 12/02/2007
All Tomorrow's Parties: Camber Sands, 25/2/2005...27/2/2005 11/02/2005
Alternative Personalities: Vostok 5 20/07/2011
American Aquarium: Dances for the Lonely 16/04/2012
Anais Mitchell and Erin McKeown: Luminaire, London, 25/1/2010 13/02/2010
Anais Mitchell: 12 Bar Club, London, 24/5/2010 25/06/2010
Anais Mitchell: Interview 19/02/2009
Anais Mitchell: Union Chapel, London, 25/1/2011 21/02/2011
Angus and Julia Stone: Scala, London, 8/5/2008 24/05/2008
Ani DiFranco: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, 27/2/2011 21/02/2011
Appleseed Cast: Interview with Aaron Pillar 16/06/2003
Arbouretum: Corsica Studios, London, 21/2/2013 23/02/2013
Archers of Loaf: Vee Vee 03/05/2012
Ataris: Profile 13/03/2003

Most Recent Reviews

Alex Highton: Nobody Knows Anything - CD
Excellent folk/pop on second solo album from recently rediscovered Cambridgeshire-based singer-songwriter, Alex Highton
Picturebox: Graffiti - CDS
Offbeat but totally irresistible new EP from Canterbury-based psychedelic-influenced indie pop act, Picturebox
V/A: Christmas Joy in Full Measure - CD
Uneven but enjoyable Christmas compilation from the Hands of Glory label which includes tracks from Papernut Cambridge, the Young Knives and the Webb Brothers
North Atlantic Explorers: My Father was a Sailor - CD
Cinematic, strings-laden second album from Canadian duo North Atlantic Explorers, which was inspired by singer Glenn D'Cruze's late sea engineer father
John Howard: Hello My Name Is... - CD
Meticulous and irresistible thirteenth album from recently rediscovered lost 70's cult artist, John Howard

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