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Article Main Picture Holly Johnson: Interview
Ex-Frankie Goes To Hollywood front man Holly Johnson speaks to John Clarkson about ‘Europa’, his first solo studio album in fifteen years

Featured Interviews
Vashti Bunyan
Little Anthony
Interview Interview
Papernut Cambridge
Frankie Rose
Interview Interview
Article Main Picture 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

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Band of Holy Joy: Tiger Lounge, Manchester, 27/9/2014
Bill Seagrave watches the Band of Holy Joy play an atmospheric and inventive set at the Tiger Lounge in Manchester

Article Main Picture Madness: One Step Beyond
In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Fiona Hutchings reflects on Madness's 1979 debut solo album 'One Step Beyond', which has just been re-released in an expanded edition

Article Main Picture Pennyblackmusic Bands Night: Macbeth, London, 8/1/2014
We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at the Macbeth in London, and will include sets from the Band of Holy Joy, the Bitter Springs and Idiot Son

Ten Songs That Made

Captain Beefheart
Condemned to Rock 'n

October 2014
Raging Pages - Mike

The Who: All That’s
Raging Pages - Laure

Guitar with Wings

Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: SAVI
Our Website of the Month is the website for SAVI, a Scottish-based charity for victims of child abuse, which holds an annual charity concert in Glasgow


Editorial by John Clarkson

Lostboy! AKA: Interview
Editorial: September 2014
Gig of a Lifetime: Nirvana, Reading Festiva
Tommy Hunt : Interview
Herbie Armstrong: Interview
Tommy Hunt : Interview
Richard Newman: Interview
Richard Newman: Interview
Holidays in the Sun: Blackpool Winter Gard
Vinyl Stories: Keith Williams
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
Kitchens Of Distinction: Folly
Otti Albietz: Bubby Tone II
Big Dwarf: Towards Abstraction...
46000 Fibers: 46000 Fibers With Lol Coxhill
Bloody Hollies: Yours Until the Bitter End

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Current Magazine

Nicole Atkins - Gullivers, Manchester, 16/10/2014
Spear of Destiny - Greystones, Sheffield, 14/10/2014
Lynne Hanson - Interview
Papernut Cambridge - Interview
Band of Holy Joy - Tiger Lounge, Manchester, 27/9/2014
Joe Henwood - Interview
Jesus Jones/Amber Herd - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 10/9/2014
Louise Rutkowski - Interview
Dodson and Fogg - Interview
Madness - One Step Beyond

Violet Woods
CD Violet Woods
Dodson and Fogg
CD In a Strange Slu
CD White Flowers
Minus The Bear
CD Lost Loves
This Will Destroy Yo
CD Another Language
Lost Brothers
CD New Songs of Daw
Groovy Uncle
CD Persuaded
Marketa Irglova
CD Muna
Die! Die! Die!
Marianne Faithfull
CD Give My Love to
Inspiral Carpets
CD Inspiral Carpets
Dub Colossus
CD Addis to Omega
Justin Townes Earle
CD Single Mothers
Girls Guns and Glory
CD Good Luck
CD Let's Get Metaph
CD The Darkening Pl
James King and the L
CD Lost Songs of th
Silver Servants
CD Silver Servants
Luke Tuchscherer
CD You Get So Alone
Robben Ford
CD X2 Live at Rockp
Theatre Royal
CD We Don't Know Wh
Charlie Wood
CD New Souvenirs
Lucky Elephant
CD The Rainy Kingdo
Grimm Grimm
7" Kazega Fuitara S
Uncle Acid and The D
7" Runaway Girls
CD Exile on Twee St
August List
CD O Hinterland
Kasai Allstars
CD Beware the Fetis
Amber Herd
CD Our Only Eden
CD Circus Life
Allo Darlin'
CD We Come From the
Half Japanese
CD Overjoyed