Article Main Picture Long Ryders
John Clarkson speaks to Sid Griffin, the front man with groundbreaking 80s band the Long Ryders, about their influence on the alt.country/Americana movement and 'Final Wild Songs', a new four CD box set
Kelly Oliver Madam
Chorusgirl Rhiannon Mair
Telescopes Raf and O

Article Main Picture David Bowie: 1947-2016
Dominic Simpson reflects upon and assesses the extraordinary career of David Bowie

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Karen: Exchange, Bristol, 23/1/2016
Former Brilliant Corners and the Experimental Pop Band front man Davey Woodward’s songwriting abilities remain undiminished as he re-emerges on the live circuit fronting‘super-group’ Karen at The Exchange in Bristol

Re View
Article Main Picture David Bowie: Station to Station
In our 'Re:View' section, Richard Lewis looks at David Bowie’s tenth album, 'Station to Station', which released in 1976 marked another significant stylistic shift

Article Main Picture David Bowie: Vinyl Stories 1
In the first part of a two-part 'Vinyl Stories' dedicated to David Bowie, Dave Goodwin speaks to Pennyblackmusic writers John Clarkson, Lisa Torem and Carl Bookstein about some of their favourite Bowie records...

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David Bowie

David Bowie

Thin Lizzy

Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Blabber 'n' Smoke
Our Website of the Month is 'Blabber 'n' Smoke', the Americana music website and blog of Glasgow-based music writer Paul Kerr

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello, and welcome to the February 2016 edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. It has been said that everyone can remember where they were when they first

Article Comments
David Bowie: Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
Gig of a Lifetime: Nirvana, Reading Festival 1992
Bitter Springs: Interview
Show Of Hands: Interview
Cranes: Interview with Alison Shaw
Soft Hearted Scientists: Ten Reasons That Made Me Love....

Review Comments
Bob Bradshaw: Whatever You Wanted
Hattie Briggs: Turn On the Lights
Steve Ellis: Best of Days
Orphan Boy: Coastal Tones
Gong: I See You
Coastal: Beneath the Snow and Streetlights

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Madam Interview
Raf and O Interview
String Project Interview
Still in a Dream Profile
Karen Exchange, Bristol, 23/1/2016
David Bowie Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
Thin Lizzy Raging Pages
Telescopes Interview
Feedback File Interview
David Bowie Station to Station

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Rev Rev Rev CD Des Fleurs Magiques Bourdonnaient
Swans CD Box White Light from the Mouth of Infinity/ Love of Life
Honey Pot CD Inside the Whale
Kelly Oliver CD Bedlam
Wave Pictures LP A Season in Hull
Miranda Lee Richards CD Echoes of the Dreamtime
Amelia White CD Home Sweet Hotel
Chemistry Set CD The Endless More and More
Inglorious CD Inglorious
Hearts Hearts CD Young