Recommended Read: A Moment Worth Waiting For by Kevin Pearce.

Kevin Pearce’s brilliant music memoir A Moment Worth Waiting For opens with the release of Vic Godard’s What’s The Matter Boy? LP in 1980. Pearce tells the story of how Everything But The Girl’s Ben Watt and Tracey Thorne first bonded over the record, with Ben later lending her his John Martyn records and Tracey lendingContinue reading “Recommended Read: A Moment Worth Waiting For by Kevin Pearce.”

Guest Blog: Life and the City by David Siddall

Liverpool: one of the world’s great cities, second city of the empire, and gateway to America. What is it about Liverpool that gets under the skin and into the blood? I am not a native. My home town lies twenty miles to the south. A quiet town and a semi-rural existence. So when I movedContinue reading “Guest Blog: Life and the City by David Siddall”

Short, Sharp Interview: Luca Veste

PDB: Can you pitch DEAD GONE in 25 words or less? A serial killer in Liverpool is replicating infamous psychology experiments on his victims. DI David Murphy and DS Laura Rossi must track him down. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? I rarely listen to newer music, soContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Luca Veste”

Short, Sharp Interview: Jayne Casey – Liverpool Punk /Post Punk

Eric’s Club opened In Liverpool on 1 October 1976, in a basement opposite The Cavern Club – where The Beatles played in the 1960’s.Buzzcocks, The Clash, Joy Division, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Stranglers, Wire, XTC, X-Ray Spex,U2, New Orderand Mick Hucknall (pre Simply Red) all played at Eric’s before the club closed down in March 1980 when the club was raided by the rozzers for drug offences.Local musiciansContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Jayne Casey – Liverpool Punk /Post Punk”