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Most Recent Profiles

Profile: Small Faces
Malcolm Carter looks back on the short but influential career of the Small Faces, who have had recently had two of their many reissues, 'Greatest Hits - The Immediate Years 1967-1969' and US only album 'There Are But Four Small Faces', re-released
Profile: Wedding Present
Mark Rowland reflects on the first decade of the Wedding Present's career, who are about to have their first six albums, from 1987's 'George Best' to 1996's 'Saturnalia', reissued in deluxe three CD and DVD boxsets
Profile: Roger Chapman and the Shortlist
Adrian Janes finds much to recommend in 'Live at Rockpalast - Markthalle Hamburg 1979' and 'Live at Grughalle Essen 1981', two recently reissued CDs/DVDs of heartfelt rock funk and soul from former Family vocalist Roger Chapman and his group at that time, the Shortlist
Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night: Ruby Lounge, Manchester, 5/7/2014
Dixie Ernill looks back on our recent Pennyblackmusic Bands Night in Manchester, which saw sets from the reformed Brilliant Corners, the Haywains and Horsebeach
Comment: The British Summer Time Festival/The Libertines at Hyde Park
Gillain Fish criticises the dismanagement of the British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park in London, which, poorly organised throughout, led to crushing at the Libertines' reunion gig
Profile: Fairport Cropredy Convention
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles Fairport's Cropredy Convention for this year, and talks to Chas'n'Dave and Irish singer-songwriter Cara Dillon, who are on the bill this year, as well as Fairport Convention members Simon Nicol and Dave Pegg
Profile: Towersey Festival
Nick Dent-Robinson looks at Oxfordshire's Towersey Festival which will take this place this year from the 21st August to the 25th August, and speaks to Joe Heaps, its organiser, and Richard Thompson, the Bootleg Beatles and Eliza Carthy, all of whom will be peforming at it
Pennyblackmusic Bands Night: Lexington, London, 31/5/2014
Dominic Simpson looks back on Pennyblackmusic's 15th Anniversary show at The Lexington in London, which saw sets from Madam, Morton Valence and Rotifer
Profile: The Katydids
Malcom Carter reflects on the career of the Katydids, the band of London-based singer-songwriter Susie Hug and ex-Pretenders guitarist Adam Seymour, who after an absence of over twenty years have recently released online a new EP
Book : Memoirs of a Shoegazing Gentleman
Anthony Strutt is unimpressed by record label and club night Sonic Cathedral's first book 'Memoirs of a Shoegazing Gentleman', which collates together a series of articles published in the early 1990s in a spoof column in the 'NME'
Profile: C86 Box Set
Anthony Strutt reflects on the history and legacy of the 'NME' influential 'C86' cassette, which has just been re-released in a three CD box set
Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat, Part 3
In the final part of his three part series on the Velvet Underground's 1968 second LP 'White Light/White Heat', Jon Rogers examines critical perception of it since its release and its recent box set
Profile: Sam Lee
Nick Dent-Robinson examines the career of young folk artist Sam Lee, whose songs are almost-forgetten traditional gypsy songs and who uses unusual instrumentation
George Wein: Interview
Lisa Torem speaks to pianist and Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein about his seminal festival, which is now celebrating its sixtieth anniversary
Julia Baird: Interview
Lisa Torem talks with John Lennon's half-sister Julia Baird about her reissued memoir, 'Imagine This: Growing Up with My Brother John Lennon'

Profile: Small Faces 09/08/2014
Profile: Wedding Present 09/08/2014
Profile: Roger Chapman and the Shortlist 09/08/2014
Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night: Ruby Lounge, Manchester, 5/7/2014 09/08/2014
Comment: The British Summer Time Festival/The Libertines at Hyde Park 11/07/2014
Profile: Fairport Cropredy Convention 09/07/2014
Profile: Towersey Festival 09/07/2014
Pennyblackmusic Bands Night: Lexington, London, 31/5/2014 09/07/2014
Profile: The Katydids 09/07/2014
Book : Memoirs of a Shoegazing Gentleman 09/07/2014
Profile: C86 Box Set 06/06/2014
Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat, Part 3 06/06/2014
Profile: Sam Lee 06/06/2014
George Wein: Interview 03/05/2014
Julia Baird: Interview 03/05/2014
Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat Part 2 03/05/2014
Profile: Fabulous Thunderbirds 03/05/2014
Profile: Pure Prairie League 03/05/2014
Jill Hughes Kirtland: Interview 03/04/2014
Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat Part 1 03/04/2014
Profile: Nine Below Zero 03/04/2014
Profile: Norwegian Wood: Thoughts on the Norwegian Music Industry 03/04/2014
Film: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 03/04/2014
Paperback Writers: Rock Biographies 24/02/2014
Profile: ZTT 23/02/2014
Profile: Fifty Years of The Who, Proud Galleries, London 23/02/2014
Profile: Manning 23/02/2014
Book: Neil Daniels - High Stakes and Dangerous Men, The UFO Story 23/02/2014
Pete Seeger: 1919 - 2014 29/01/2014
Rocket Girl: Interview with Vinita Joshi 15/01/2014

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