MC Nelson FEATURE | The South Liverpool MC brings a thoughtful approach to the Scouse rap revolution MC Nelson DISCO SÓCRATES PREVIEW | Uniting the globe through music and football - a one-day festival of musical culture and its social impact DISCO SÓCRATES THE DSM IV FEATURE | “It’s good to confront people’s expectations.” Guy McKnight of The DSM IV talks to Sam Turner about fame, mental health and mullets. THE DSM IV Tate 30 Three decades ago the grand old art institution took root in Liverpool and helped bring about a sea change in the way we view art and culture in the city. Here’s to 30 more years. Tate 30 EMEL MATHLOUTHI PREVIEW | A rebel with a cause and a voice to inspire a nation. Emel Mathlouthi’s strident music is charged with emotion and political invective that resonates across the globe. EMEL MATHLOUTHI ARTS CENTRAL - BIENNIAL FEATURE | Julia Johnson looks at the 10th Biennial and the work of an artist from Dagestan. ARTS CENTRAL - BIENNIAL
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Issue 90 // FEATURE

MC NELSON

The South Liverpool MC brings a thoughtful approach to the Scouse rap revolution, questioning what it means to be British in 2018.

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Issue 90 // EDITORIAL

ISSUE 90 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey sees the city as the perfect canvas for great art and great artists to be showcased

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Issue 90 // FEATURE

THE DSM IV

“It’s good to confront people’s expectations.” Guy McKnight of The DSM IV talks to Sam Turner about fame, mental health and mullets.

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Issue 90 // FEATURE

TATE 30

Three decades ago the grand old art institution took root in Liverpool and helped bring about a sea change in the way we view art and culture in the city. Here’s to 30 more years.

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Issue 90 // FEATURE

GRIME OF THE EARTH

From Toxteth Yutez to Grime Of The Earth, RUGZ DELETE talks to Iona Fazer about keeping alive the Scouse spirit of poetic wordsmithery.

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Issue 90 // FEATURE

ARTS CENTRAL – BIENNIAL

Beautiful world, where are you? asks the 10th Biennial. In the latest in her Arts Central series, Julia Johnson looks at how a sense of location and time are rooted in the work of an artist from Dagestan, which can help us reflect on our own place in the world.

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Issue 90 // PREVIEW

LIMF 2018

Stefflon Don, Wiley, Young Fathers and more are heading to the magnificent surroundings of Sefton Park for a LIMF summer jam

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Issue 90 // FEATURE

LIMF ACADEMY: CLASS OF 2018

We catch up with the class of 2018 as they're about to embark on a 12-month long development programme

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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

REMY JUDE

A social commentator who brings a dash of nu soul goodness to Liverpool hip hop, along with an unflinching lyrical honesty.

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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

CAR SEAT HEADREST

Harvest Sun @ Invisible Wind Factory
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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

THE MYSTERINES

EVOL @ Arts Club
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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

PHOEBE BRIDGERS

Harvest Sun @ Leaf
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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

GERRY CINNAMON

Harvest Sun @ O2 Academy
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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

CHARLES HOWL

Harvest Sun @ The Shipping Forecast
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Issue 90 // SPOTLIGHT

BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH

WoWFest18 @ Philharmonic Hall
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Issue 89 // ARTICLE

ISSUE 89 FINAL SAY

“If you don’t want to be a consumer then don’t merely consume. If you have something you want to say then say it”

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Issue 23 // FEATURE

PAT NEVIN

Ahead of the Euro 2012 football championships, the tricky Scotland winger and music aficionado spoke to us about his unique route through the game

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Issue 81 // FEATURE

QUEEN ZEE AND THE SASSTONES

Bringing together a perfect storm of sass, glam, punk and drag, QUEEN ZEE AND THE SASSTONES are the most essential band in Merseyside.

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Issue 79 // REVIEW

POSITIVE VIBRATION

Baltic Triangle
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Issue 89 // FEATURE

ART OF FOOTBALL

The World Cup is coming, and the greatest football festival in the world deserves the month-long celebration of the game’s vibrant culture that is coming to Liverpool this summer.

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LAAF 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

Our top picks for the UK’s biggest annual celebration of Arab arts and culture