Article Main Picture Paul Draper
After more than a decade working behind the scenes in the music industry, Mansun frontman Paul Draper has stepped back into the light with his debut album 'Spooky Action'. He speaks to Denzil Watson about the enduring love for Mansun as a cult act, being older and wiser, and the end of his old band.
Bronski Beat Kirk Brandon
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Loft Club Dream Syndicate

Article Main Picture Mary O'Meara: Interview
Pennyblackmusic writer Mary O'Meara, who has previously published ‘Between the Lines: A History of Haven’, a 2012 music biography and personal memoir about 90s indie/alternative band Haven, speaks to John Clarkson about her debut novel, 'A Certain Kind Of Light'.

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Deerstock Festival: Newton, Nottinghamshire, 21/7/2017...23/7/2017
Dave Goodwin takes us on a whirlwind tour of Nottinghamshire's small but perfectly formed Deerstock Festival

Re View
Article Main Picture Lonely Hearts: The Lonely Hearts
In our 'Re:View' section Malcolm Carter examines a new vinyl only compilation of power-pop heaven from Sydney’s the Lonely Hearts, an underrated and, outside of Australia, almost unknown band from the 80's.

Article Main Picture Band Of Holy Joy: (With the Cathode Ray), Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 10/12/2017
We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands Night which will take place with The Band Of Holy Joy and The Cathode Ray on the 10th December at the Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh.

Andy Sumners

Vinyl Stories

Pamela Des Barres

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

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

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