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Article Main Picture Henry Priestman: Interview
Ben Howarth talks to Henry Priestman, the much acclaimed main songwriter and former keyboardist with the Christians, about his new career as solo artist and second album, 'The Last Mad Surge of Youth'

Featured Interviews
Jack Bruce
James Walsh
Interview Interview
Morgan Delt
Interview Interview with Bi Marshall Part 1
Article Main Picture Jill Hughes Kirtland: Interview
Lisa Torem talks to author Jill Hughes Kirtland about her new book on female heavy metal musicians, 'Not Just Tits in a Corset: Celebrating Women in Metal'

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture English Beat: ABC2, Glasgow, 10/3/2014
Tony Gaughan watches Dave Wakeling with his band the English Beat play an excellent set of his classic hits at the ABC2 in Glasgow

Article Main Picture Blue Nile: Peace At Last
In our 'Re: View' section, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Jon Rogers examines the Blue Nile's 1996 third album 'Peace At Last', which has just been re-released in a deluxe version with an extra CD

Article Main Picture Pennyblackmusic Bands Night: Lexington, London, May 31st 2014
We profile our Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night 15th Anniversary Gig, which will take place on Saturday May 31st at the Lexington in London and feature sets from Madam, Morton Valence and Rotifer

Pennyblackmusic Band

The River, Glasgow,
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Ruby Lounge, Manches
Vinyl Stories

Simon York
Ten Songs That Made

Half Man Half Biscui

Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Scared to Dance
Our Website of the Month is the website for Scared to Dance, a bi-monthly club night in London


Editorial by John Clarkson
Hello and welcome to the April edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. For over a decade now our Bands Nights have been a large part of what we do at Pennyblackmusic. This summer, rather than

Ten Songs That Made Me Love...: Tim Buckley
Younghusband: Interview
Ten Songs That Made Me Love...: Tim Buckley
Question Mark and the Mysterians: Interview
Breathless: Interview
Paperback Writers: Rock Biographies
Rocket Girl: Interview with Vinita Joshi
Circus of Horrors: Interview with Dr Haze
Question Mark and the Mysterians: Interview
Red Paintings: Interview
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
Christina Martin: Sleeping With a Stranger
Groop: Kosmic Sound/ Voodoo Sitar
Giant Giant Sand: Tucson
Emily Hurd: Long Lost Ghosts

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