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Finland : Under the Radar - Features
In this edition of his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out under-rated and little known bands, Keith How finds himself returning to Finland, a trip with some musical discoveries and chance encounters.

Jowe Head : Interview - Interviews
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music.

Jowe Head : Interview - Interviews
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music,

Aaiieenn/Bistro Boy : Under the Radar - Features
In 'Under the Radar', in which he searches out under-rated bands, Keith How writes on a recent trip to Iceland of his discovery of two very different Icelandic electronic artists, Aaiieenn and Bistro Boy.

Aaiien/Bistro Boy : Under the Radar - Features
In 'Under the Radar', in which he searches out under-rated bands, Keith How writes on a recent trip to Iceland of his discovery of two very different Icelandic electronic artists, Aaiieenn and Bistro Boy.

Miles Davis : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Keith reflects on ten songs from Miles Davis' massively eclectic catalogue and finds ten reasons to love his music.

Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay : Old House Museum, Bakewell, 14/10/2018 - Live Reviews
Keith How watches Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay bring their new instrumental album to Bakewell’s Old House Museum for a Sunday afternoon session.

Rowan Amber Mill : Under the Radar - Features
Keith How in 'Under the Radar' goes on a mystical and magical English pastoral journey courtesy of eerie folk collaboration Rowan:Morrison.

Sorrow : Under the Yew Possessed - Favourite Album Reviews
Keith How examines recently re-released 1993 lost classic 'Under the Yew Possessed', the debut album of Sorrow, which featured Stawberry Switchblade's Rose McDowall and her then husband Robert Lee.

Cobalt Chapel : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out under-rated artists and labels, Keith How examines Sheffield/London-based duo Cobalt Chapel's self-titled debut album, which is an uniquely inventive psychedelic folk classic.

Toby Hay : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out lesser known artists and labels, Keith How reflects on Wales’ best kept secret guitarist Toby Hay. who releases an engaging new recording 'The Longest Day', that follows on from 'The Gathering', last year's highly acclaimed album.

John Foxx : Metamatic - Favourite Album Reviews
In our Re: View section, in which our writers reflect on albums from the past, keith How reflects on ‘Metamatic’, electronic music pioneer John Foxx’s 1980 groundbreaking solo debut album after leaving Ultravox, which has just been re-released in a three CD deluxe edition.

Svein Finnerud Trio : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out often under-rated musicians, Keith How reflects on the Svein Finnerud Trio's recently reissued 1970 album 'Plastic Sun' which, inventive and sometimes challenging, brings to light the work of this little known Norwegian jazz trio.

Hubro Music : Profile - Profiles
Keith How is impressed by two new albums of atmospheric and engaging music, the Nils Okland Band's 'Lysning' and the Erlend Apneseth Trio's 'Ara', both of which have recently come out on Norwegian label Hubro Music.

Jim Ghedi : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out often under-rated musicians, Keith How examines Sheffield-based instrumental musician Jim Ghedi's new release, 'A Hymn for Ancient Land'.

Nathan Hall and the Sinister Locals : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out under-rated artists and labels, Keith How examines Soft Hearted Scientists’ front man Nathan Hall and his new band the Sinister Locals’ first album.

John Foxx : Interview - Interviews
John Foxx and the Maths recently released a new album, 'The Machine', inspired by an E.M.Forster short story and accompanying stage production. Keith How speaks to him about the inspiration behind the music and also gets a glimpse into his current thinking.

Bruce Pollock : Bob Dylan FAQ - Profiles
In a new addition to Backbeat Book’s 'FAQ' series Bruce Pollock makes sense of the life and times of Nobel Prize winner and true legend Bob Dylan.

Celsi, Bragg and Maitland : Green Man Gallery, Buxton, 16/08/17 - Live Reviews
Keith How catches Celsi,Bragg and Maitland as their 'Second Summer of Love' tour reaches his neck of the woods and finds them in fine form.

Stone Tapes : Under the Radar - Features
In his 'Under the Radar' column, in which he searches out lesser known artists and labels, Keith How investigates 'The Stone Tapes', which, recently re-released in an expanded CD version, combines a folk/horror story with vintage electronic sound effects and music

Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus : Interview - Interviews
Keith How gets a rare insight into the philosophy and workings of the elusive and inspiring Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus.

Anthony Robustelli : Steely Dan FAQ: All That's Left to Know about This Elusive Band - Profiles
Keith How investigates an extraordinary new detailed biography about Steely Dan

Pefkin/Bell Lungs : Under the Radar - Features
In the latest in his column 'Under the Radar', in which he examines the great but often under-rated, Keith How introduces us to Pefkin and Bell Lungs, two enchanting Scottish experimental musicians

Van Morrison : Ten Songs That Made Me Love... - Features
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Keith How writes of some of his favourite songs by van Morrison

Cambrian Records : Under the Radar - Features
In the second in his new column 'Under the Radar', in which he will examining the great but often under-rated, Keith How investigates Cambrian Records, the micro-label of Welsh guitarist Toby Hay

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