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Image:Hope Is (Still) Important: the Idlewild interview

Hope Is (Still) Important: the Idlewild interview

With a new album in the wings, we catch up with Roddy Woomble.
Image:A Campfire Tales Christmas

A Campfire Tales Christmas

Christmas albums, they come but once a year.
Image:Campfire Tales: Albums of the Year 2014

Campfire Tales: Albums of the Year 2014

There are albums. There are ten. It must be an album of the year list.
Image:The Music Fix Albums of 2014

The Music Fix Albums of 2014

2014 - we were in you. And this is what you sounded like.
Image:Know Your Indie Queen: the Perfume Genius interview

Know Your Indie Queen: the Perfume Genius interview

A sit-down with Mike Hadreas, one bright musical Genius.
Image:Campfire Tales: November 2014

Campfire Tales: November 2014

The last standard column of the year. Banjos (lots of banjos), piano, and plenty of Willie Nelson.
Image:Write My Name In Blood: the Cheap Girls interview

Write My Name In Blood: the Cheap Girls interview

"Have you ever been to a show in Germany?" We talk etiquette with the Michigan trio.
Image:Campfire Tales: Shovels & Rope interviewed

Campfire Tales: Shovels & Rope interviewed

The roots duo talk to us about their second, darker, album.
Image:Now That's Magic: the Ex Hex interview

Now That's Magic: the Ex Hex interview

"I wouldn't even think about trying to sell albums. I've never lived in that world." Mary Timony tells Gary Kaill how her artistic integrity remains a compromise-free zone.
Image:Waving Not Drowning: the Glass Tides interview

Waving Not Drowning: the Glass Tides interview

Gary Kaill on why Glass Tides, amidst stiff competition, are causing more ripples than most emerging Manchester bands.
Image:Dark Hemyspheres: November 2014

Dark Hemyspheres: November 2014

Dark nights and darker music.
Image:Campfire Tales: The Shires interviewed

Campfire Tales: The Shires interviewed

From Bedfordshire to Nashville, they're ready for world domination.
Image:Grass Roots UK showcase

Grass Roots UK showcase

Old style music with new style bands.
Image:Campfire Tales: October 2014

Campfire Tales: October 2014

Late October, including bits of September. Chesney, McGraw, Williams, and Antebellum.
Image:Hurry on Sundown: The Twilight Sad interview

Hurry on Sundown: The Twilight Sad interview

We sit down with James Graham ahead of the band's new album.
Image:Dark Hemyspheres: October 2014

Dark Hemyspheres: October 2014

A few tricks - and even more treats.
Image:Something Special: Horace Panter interviewed

Something Special: Horace Panter interviewed

Taking Pop Art to the masses. Jack Yarwood talks to The Specials' bassist.
Image:Introducing... Roxanne de Bastion

Introducing... Roxanne de Bastion

London-based Roxanne de Bastion tells us how a fish influenced her musical career.
Image:Yorke Kidding Me: Why Thom Yorke's 'experiment' isn't good news

Yorke Kidding Me: Why Thom Yorke's 'experiment' isn't good news

It might be a marketing coup, but Thom Yorke's BitTorrent album isn't great news for struggling new musicians. MALKA's Tamara Schlesinger tells us why.
Image:Campfire Tales: the Sturgill Simpson interview

Campfire Tales: the Sturgill Simpson interview

Max talks to country music's freshest name on the block.
Image:Campfire Tales: September 2014

Campfire Tales: September 2014

Another massive month of roots, et al. Some country big hitters, some newbies, and some live albums.
Image:Dark Hemyspheres: September 2014

Dark Hemyspheres: September 2014

Taking a walk on the wild side.
Image:Cherry Pop #5: Let It Bee by Voice Of The Beehive

Cherry Pop #5: Let It Bee by Voice Of The Beehive

Julie Brain revisits another classic debut album.
Image:Beyond Grunge: the History of the North West Underground

Beyond Grunge: the History of the North West Underground

Finding nirvana in America's top corner.
Image:Campfire Tales: Willie Watson interviewed

Campfire Tales: Willie Watson interviewed

From Old Crow Medicine Show to Willie Watson solo show. We talk about being on your own, leaving OCMS and Midnight Special.

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