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Interviews
Article Main Picture Human League: Interview
Lisa Torem speaks to Joanne Catherall, one of the vocalists with synth pop giants the Human League about her band's history and extraordinary career

Featured Interviews
Nina Antonia
Cheetah Chrome
Interview Interview
Roger McGuinn
Yes
Interview Interview
Profiles
Article Main Picture Profile: Fairport Cropredy Convention
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles Fairport's Cropredy Convention for this year, and talks to Chas'n'Dave and Irish singer-songwriter Cara Dillon, who are on the bill this year, as well as Fairport Convention members Simon Nicol and Dave Pegg

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Doors Alive: The Lowry, Salford, 12/7/2014
Nicky Crewe watches tribute band the Doors Alive play a compelling show at the Lowry Theatre and reflects upon the boundaries of imitation

Re:view
Article Main Picture Cardiacs: Sing to God
In our 'Re: View' section, in which our writers look back on the albums from the past, Mark Rowland reflects on English art rockers the Cardiacs' recently reissued 1996 album. 'Sing to God'

Features
Article Main Picture Ten Songs That Made Me Love...: Darren Hayman
In 'Ten Songs that Made Me Love...', Ben Howarth writes of his favourite songs by singer-songwriter and ex-Hefner front man, Darren Hayman

Vinyl Stories

Roy Bond
Condemned to Rock 'n

July 2014
Hitting the Right No

Special Rider Blues
Gig of a Lifetime

Howler, Bodega, Nott



Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: Mudkiss Photography
Our Website of the Month is Mudkiss Photography, the photography website of regular Pennyblackmusic contributor and former Mudkiss Fanzine editor, Melanie Smith

  Editorial

Editorial by John Clarkson
Hello and welcome to the July edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. Over the course of the summer, we have run three Bands’ Nights in three cities. We started out at

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Articles
Reviews
Grace Jones: Nightclubbing
Saint Etienne: Interview
Jools Holland: Interview
Dr Feelgood: Interview
Guy Fletcher: Interview
Wonder Stuff: Interview with Miles Hunt
Short Stories: Interview
Wellgreen: Interview
John Sinclair: Interview
John Sinclair: Interview
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
Christina Martin: Sleeping With a Stranger
Groop: Kosmic Sound/ Voodoo Sitar
Giant Giant Sand: Tucson


Most Viewed Articles
Current Magazine

Profile - Fairport Cropredy Convention
Lois - Jam Cafe, Nottingham, 10/7/2014
Human League - Interview
Profile - Towersey Festival
Francis Macdonald and Harry Pye - Interview
Martin Metcalfe and the Fornicators - Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 30/6/2014
Saint Etienne - Interview
Living Colour - Interview
Jon Herington - Interview Part 1
Nina Antonia - Interview


Reviews
Coronet Blue
CD Better Day
Marc Almond
CD The Dancing Marq
Bob Mould
CD Beauty and Ruin
INVSN
CD INVSN
Comet Gain
CD Paperback Ghosts
V/A
CD Bob Dylan In The
Shield Patterns
CD Contour Lines
Galileo 7
CD False Memory Lan
Slambovian Circus of
CD A Box of Everyth
Swans
CD To Be Kind
Andy Fraser
CD On Assignment
Roll the Dice
CD Until Silence
O
CD When Plants Turn
Sea Kings
CD Woke in the Devi
Massy Ferguson
CD Victory and Ruin
Peggy Seeger
CD Everything Chang
Lonesome Shack
CD More Primitive
Black Bananas
CD Electric Black W
Astronauts
CD Hollow Ponds
Cambodian Space Proj
CD Whiskey Cambodia
National Jazz Trio o
CD Standards Vol. I
Smittens
CD Love Record Brea
Turn to Crime
CD Can't Love
Fist City
CD It's 1983 Grow U
Ashley Reaks
CD Compassion Fatig
Franklin
CD Cold Dreamer
Black Fluo
CD Billion Sands
John Howard
CDS Songs For Someo
Chills
7" Molten Gold/Pink
Risa Hall
CDS New York Nights
Moles
CDS Beauty Queen of
Sal
CDS Achtung Banditi