Article Main Picture Michael Bruce
Michael Bruce, multi-instrumentalist and co-songwriter of the original Alice Cooper Group, talks to Lisa Torem about his early 1970s work with the band, songwriting, solo ventures and playing on Cooper’s 2017 album 'Paranormal'
Dennis Dunaway Brainiac 5
Buffy Sainte-Marie Jethro Tull
Chris Wade Renee Rosen

Article Main Picture Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers: Albums of the Year 2017
Our writers and photographers list their favourite albums and also their favourite gig of the year

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Alice Cooper: Arena, Birmingham, 14/11/2017
Lisa Torem chronicles events, leading to a historical Alice Cooper Group reunion in Nashville and this year's multi-city Alice Cooper tour in the UK, including a show she attends in Birmingham.

Re View
Article Main Picture Thomas Lang: Scallywag Jaz
In our 'Re: View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Lisa Torem finds that the 30th Anniversary Edition of Thomas Lang’s 1987 debut album ‘Scallywag Jaz’ is even swarthier and more meaningful the second time around.

Article Main Picture Jeremy Thoms: Vinyl Stories
Dave Goodwin in his regular column 'Vinyl Stories' speaks to multi-musical man, Stereogram Records owner and Cathode Ray frontman Jeremy Thoms about his vinyl records.

Sixties Soul

Windy City Blues

John Lennon

Nathan Hall and the Sinister Locals

Website of the Month
Article Main Picture Website of the Month: SuperDeluxeEdition
Our Website of the month is SuperDeluxeEdition, which is an independent music blog that focuses on reissues and box sets

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the late December/January edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. 2017 has been a long and sobering year for us at Pennyblack. On

Article Comments
Sixties Soul: Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
Cindy Smith Dunaway: Interview
Graham Day: Interview
Microdisney: The Clock Comes Down the Stairs
Paul Marcano and Light Dreams: 10, 001 Dreams
Honolulu Mountain Daffodils: Obituary of a Band

Review Comments
Luke Tuchscherer: Always Be True
Sam Baker: Land of Doubt
Maximo Park: Patonki
John Howard: Songs For Randall
Acid Mothers Temple: Doobie Wonderland
Bob Bradshaw: Whatever You Wanted

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Happy Mondays Roundhouse, London, 16/11/2017
Michael Bruce Interview
Alice Cooper Arena, Birmingham, 14/11/2017
Jeremy Thoms Vinyl Stories
Pennyblackmusic Writers and Photographers Albums of the Year 2017
British Sea Power The People's Concert, Albert Hall, Manchester, 11/11/2017
Brainiac 5 Interview
Dennis Dunaway Interview
Vintage Calvinos Interview
Hazel O Connor Cover Plus

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Brona McVittie CD We Are the Wildlife
Rhiannon Scutt CDS #9 EP
Ophelia CD Black Box Memories
Great Emu War Casualties CDS It is Not Fun, It's Not a Hat
Joan Baez CD Whistle Down the Wind
Grant-Lee Phillips CD Widdershins
Servants of Science LP The Swan Song
Blue Rose Code CD The Water of Leith
Nick Garrie CD The Moon And The Village
Astrid and Rachel Grimes CD Through the Sparkle