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Dominic Simpson speaks to Adam Franklin, the front man with 1990's Oxford-based cult alternative rock outfit Swervedriver about their reformation and 'I Wasn't Born to Lose You', their first album in almost two decades
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Article Main Picture Granite Shore: Profile
Malcolm Carter reflects on Distractions' guitarist and Occultation Recordings' boss Nick Halliwell's band the Granite Shore's debut album ‘Once More From The Top’ which, out in May, he believes to be 'one of the most impressive and important albums not just of this year but the whole decade'

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Kitty, Daisy and Lewis: Gorilla, Manchester, 17/2/2015
Melanie Smith is impressed by multi-talented London siblings Kitty, Daisy and Lewis' versatility and ability to merge the past and the contemporary in a magical set at Gorilla in their first Manchester show in some years

Re View
Article Main Picture UB40: Present Arms
In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Tony Gaughan examines Bimingham band UB40's 1981 bestselling second album 'Present Arms', which is about to be re-released in a three CD edition

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Adrian Janes, in 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...', reflects on his ten favourite drum tracks

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Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Record Store Day
Our Website of the Month for this month is the website for Record Store Day, which will take place this year on the 18th April

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the March 2015 edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. Pennyblackmusic has been given a major upgrade and makeover during the past few weeks. While we have not...

Paul Von Mertens: Interview
Paul Nelson: Interview Part 1
Fassbender/Russell: Interview with Kay Russell
Paul Von Mertens: Interview
Stranglers: Interview with JJ Burnel
Paul Nelson: Interview Part 1
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Rumer: Interview
James: Royal Albert Hall, London, 19/11/2014
Robby Robinson: Interview
Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
Little Mountain: Little Mountain
Def Digby: Caption This EP
Red Molly : The Red Album
Charlie Tipper Experiment: Ride Out
Brooke Sharkey: One Dress
V/A: Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne
Kitchens Of Distinction: Folly
Otti Albietz: Bubby Tone II
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