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Most Recent Profiles

Book - Bleddyn Butcher: A Little History – Nick Cave and Cohorts, 1981 – 2013
Melanie Smith is impressed by Bleddyn Butcher's new book of photography which documents Nick Cave's career from the early 1980s to the present time
Profile: Rosie Wilby
John Clarkson reflects on musician-turned-comedian Rosie Wilby's new stand-up show, 'Nineties Woman'
Profile: David Bowie Is, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Lisa Torem reflects upon the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago's new David Bowie exhibition, 'David Bowie Is'
Scarlet Page: Interview
Nick Dent-Robinson chats to rock photographer Scarlet Page about her current exhibition ‘Resonators', which features photographs of around forty guitarists including her father, Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page
Mike Read: Interview
Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to former Radio One DJ Mike Read about his new autobiography, 'Seize The Day'
Mary O'Meara: Interview
John Clarkson talks to Pennyblackmusic writer and author Mary O'Meara about her biography on 90's indie/alternative rock band, Haven
Profile: Ian Dury and the Blockheads
With a new box set out on both CD and vinyl which collects all eight of Ian Dury's albums, Tony Gaughan looks back on Dury and his band the Blockheads' extraordinary career
Jack Bruce: 14/4/1943 – 25/10/2014
Nick Dent-Robinson reflects on the life of Cream bassist Jack Bruce, who died aged 71 in October
DVD - Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders
Lisa Torem watches poignant new DVD documentary 'Looking for Johnny', which is about the life of late New York Dolls and Heartbreakers' guitarist Johnny Thunders
Profile: Sky Art Sessions
Owen Peters looks at new TV programme 'Sky Art Sessions', which profiles new and up-and-coming bands
Robert 'Throb' Young: 1965-2014
Anthony Strutt pays tribute to the former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young, who died at the age of 49 on the 9th September
Michael Darling: Interview
Lisa Torem talks to Michael Darling, the chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, about the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition, which after its run at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, is now about to open there
Nicky Crewe: Interview
Pennyblackmusic writer Nicky Crewe talks to John Clarkson about some of her musical memories of Manchester between the 1960s and 1980s, which include touring with Captain Beefheart, sharing a house with Martin Hannett, knowing Tony Wilson and working at the Hacienda on its opening night
DVD-Morrissey: Introducing Morrissey
Andy Cassidy is impressed by Morrissey's new live DVD, which compiles together tracks from two nights on his tour to promote 'Vauxhall and I', his 1995 fourth solo album
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Edinburgh, 14/8/2014...20/8/2014
Melanie Smith writes of some of her personal highlights while attending this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Profile: Rosie Wilby 14/11/2014
Profile: David Bowie Is, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 14/11/2014
Scarlet Page: Interview 14/11/2014
Mike Read: Interview 14/11/2014
Book - Bleddyn Butcher: A Little History – Nick Cave and Cohorts, 1981 – 2013 14/11/2014
Mary O'Meara: Interview 14/11/2014
Profile: Ian Dury and the Blockheads 14/11/2014
Jack Bruce: 14/4/1943 – 25/10/2014 14/11/2014
DVD - Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders 14/11/2014
Profile: Sky Art Sessions 13/11/2014
Robert 'Throb' Young: 1965-2014 16/09/2014
Michael Darling: Interview 06/09/2014
Nicky Crewe: Interview 06/09/2014
DVD-Morrissey: Introducing Morrissey 06/09/2014
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Edinburgh, 14/8/2014...20/8/2014 06/09/2014
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

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