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Article Main Picture Happy Mondays
Richard Lewis chats to Happy Mondays’ lead singer/lyricist Shaun Ryder about the making of the band’s groundbreaking 1990 album ‘Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches’ which the band are set to play in its entirety on tour this winter
Tom Robinson Clientele
Bluetones Bellowhead
English Beat Roy Moller

Article Main Picture Modern Music and Silent Films: Profile
Live musical scores to silent films are maybe a new experience to Owen Peters, but he soon finds out via various interviews around the subject that it is an expanding concept

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Article Main Picture Deerstock Festival: Newton Cross Country Course, Newton, Nottinghamshire, 24/7/2015...26/7/2015
Dave Goodwin attends Nottinghamshire's growing boutique festival Deerstock Festival which, now in its fourth year and full of both local and international acts, despite heavy rain, shines once again

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Article Main Picture Singers And Players: War of Words
In our 'Re;View' series, in which we look back at albums from the past, Adrian Janes examines the reissue of the strong 1981 debut album 'War on Words' from producer Adrian Sherwood’s dub-rooted collective Singers and Players, which draws on talents like Prince Far I, Bim Sherman and Keith Levene

Article Main Picture Super Furry Animals: Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Adrian Huggins writes about his ten favourite songs by Welsh eccentric indie rockers, Super Furry Animals


Clive Davis

Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg

Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll

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Article Main Picture Website of the Month: CALM
Our Website of the Month is the website for CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, a charity which prevents male suicide in the UK

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the August edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. The Willard Grant Conspiracy have always been to us a group which stands out. We, therefore, feel both

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Nils: Profile
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School: Interview
School: Interview
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Fassbender/Russell: Interview with Kay Russell

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Orphan Boy: Coastal Tones
Gong: I See You
Coastal: Beneath the Snow and Streetlights
Palace Fires: Palace Fires
Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
Little Mountain: Little Mountain

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English Beat Interview
Bill Nelson Diary of a Hyperdreamer, Vol. 2
Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, 10/9/2015 and The Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 11/9/2015
Clientele Interview
Deerstock Festival Newton Cross Country Course, Newton, Nottinghamshire, 24/7/2015...26/7/2015
Louise Petit Interview
Bluetones Interview
Roy Moller Interview
Jess Hall Interview
Tom Robinson Interview

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Mark Billingham and My Darling Clementine CD The Other Half
Little Sparrow Download Wishing Tree
Hills CD Frid
Doomed Bird of Providence CDS You Brought the Knife
Year of Dragon CDS Wine into Water
School CD Wasting Away and Wondering
Midas Fall CD The Menagerie Inside
Clientele CD Alone and Unreal: The Best of the Clientele
Jana Josephina CD Contradiction
Bromide Tape I Remember