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MUSICIANS MEMO

Find out first all about the best offers, opportunities and news for local musicians

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PALE RIDER

“Space rock that your Dad will probably enjoy.” Four-piece PALE RIDER let us into their world of nuclear power ballads.

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ISSUE 82 FINAL SAY

Liverpool Mental Health Festival returns with a programme of events promoting awareness of mental health and wellbeing, encouraging people to enjoy the festival’s myriad activities on their own terms

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6 OF THE BEST

This week's cultural highlights include Liverpool Psych Fest, Pop Art Party and Top Joe.

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All We Are

Watch the second part of All We Are's documentary on identity, focusing on Liverpool and their relation to it

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PIZZA THE ACTION

Going to see The Vryll Society this Friday? Get 2-4-1 pizza at American Pizza Slice

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SPQR

A consideration of thoughtful hard rock with SPQR’s Peter Harrison, as the trio prepare to release their first EP, The House That Doubt Built.

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NUTRIBE

Groove and more groove is the order of the day with multidimensional vibe collective NUTRIBE.

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VENUSIAN

“Dark trip hop, inspired by science fiction and 80s synthwave.” Meet otherworldly four-piece Venusian

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PZYK Opening Party

Matt Mondanile's Ducktails announced for the Bido Lito! Social x Psych Fest Opening Party

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STRANGE COLLECTIVE ALL-DAYER

Strange Collective announce full line-up for 9th September all-dayer

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MARVIN POWELL VIDEO PREMIERE

Exclusive first look at the video for Marvin Powell's windswept new single Wind Before The Train

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PIZZA THE ACTION

Going to see Frankie Cosmos or The Vryll Society in August? Get 2-4-1 pizza at American Pizza Slice

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BIDO LITO! STUDENT SOCIETY

Music and culture loving students, we're launching the Bido Lito! Student Society and we'd love you to get involved

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WIN GARY NUMAN TICKETS

Check out our gallery of Gary Numan's last Liverpool gig + win a pair of tickets to see him at ECL

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LUNA

LUNA is a rising star of the electronic pop scene, amalgamating the sound of the classical voice with the innovation of electronica

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BIG HEATH

“Like a mix of a slow-cooked rap stew, with R&B dumplings and grime seasoning.” Meet MC and pizza aficionado BIG HEATH.

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WIN BRIAN WILSON TICKETS

Read our interview with the Beach Boys genius and win tickets to see him perform Pet Sounds

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LIVERPOOL: A CITY OF PROTEST

An exhibition of protest and placards comes to Constellations this month

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VIDEO PREMIERE: SISSY FISTS

Queen Zee And The Sasstones unleash the video for latest single Sissy Fists

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LIMF ACADEMY MOST READY ARTISTS

Inside the Motor Museum with LIMF Academy Most Ready artists Gazelle, Remée and Mary Miller

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XAMVOLO X SUEDEBROWN

XamVolo's Old Soul is given the Suedebrown treatment with this ace remix

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THE BIDO LITO! SOCIAL IN PICTURES

What went down at the June edition of the Bido Lito! Social at Camp and Furnace

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INDIGO / REMÉE

LIMF Academy Most Ready artist Remée recorded live at Motor Museum for Bido Lito!

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HOW MANY WAYS / GAZELLE

LIMF Academy Most Ready artist Gazelle recorded live at Motor Museum for Bido Lito!

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SOUND CITY 2017

BIDO LITO! COMMENT | For Sound City to reignite its flame, it must be embedded back within the city itself

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HANNAH’S LITTLE SISTER

From promising solo project to full-blown a quartet, HANNAH’S LITTLE SISTER are a lo-fi pop sensation in waiting

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BILL NICKSON

Vulnerable DIY guitar pop with electronic undercurrents: meet the bedroom guitarist with a heart of song

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INDIGO MOON

The fearsome quintet let us in on the melting pot of influences that are behind the group’s storming new EP Anatomy.

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SOUND CITY 2017

Liverpool Waters, Clarence Dock
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LIGHTNIGHT

Various venues 19/5/17
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PROPERTY / MARY MILLER

LIMF Academy Most Ready artist Mary Miller recorded live at Motor Museum for Bido Lito!

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INTERNSHIPS

We're looking for two interns to work on some exciting projects with us over the summer

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PEOPLE POWERED

The People Powered #OurNHS line-up pick their favourite protest songs

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PZYK INCOMING

PZYK have launched another wave of artists for the 2017 edition of the festival

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DANSETTE: ALL WE ARE

All We Are select the tracks that have influenced their upcoming album Sunny Hills

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AN INDIAN ODYSSEY

The uncredited Indian musicians who played on Sgt. Pepper and inspired George Harrison have finally been tracked down: allow Dr Mike Jones to tell their story

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HER’S

The transnational jangle pop duo explain what being a "supersonic spectral wave band" actually means

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HAARM

The Radio 1-playlisted trio talk us through their luscious pop and the idea behind latest release, Endangered Species.

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NEIL NOA

Modern soul vocalist and guitarist NEIL NOA explains how his infatuation with music began, ahead of his July LIMF Summer Jam appearance.

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FESTEVOL GARDENS 2017

A stunning FestEVOL Gardens 2017, through the lens of Stuart Moulding

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LIGHTNIGHT ILLUMINATED

Our favourite snaps from LightNight 2017

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A DECADE OF SOUND

Pre-order your programme for Pioneers of British Electronic Music, The Velvet Underground & Nico Reimagined and Sound City

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DANSETTE: PEANESS

Jess from fuzzy indie poppers Peaness selects some choice cuts

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TIME CAPSULE

DJs Andy Votel and Bitowski and artist Sam Wiehl set for the mind-melding LightNight After Party

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ENDANGERED SPECIES

Listen to the latest single from HAARM

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LIVERPOOL, MUSIC CITY?

The time has come for us - the Liverpool music community - to reshape what music means to the city.

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THE ART OF REGGAE

The Art Of Reggae presents a vibrant selection of works in aid of a fantastic and fitting cause.

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LIVERPOOL’S ROUGH TRADE

The complete Rough Trade Records playlist, as selected by movers and shakers in the Liverpool community

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SMITHDOWN ROAD FESTIVAL

Who are we looking forward to at one of the best free fests around?

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SOUND CITY IN FOCUS

Our favourite snaps from Sound City's 10 year history. The fun starts here.

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QUEEN OF THE TRACK

QOTT are the print, digital and events collective that the world needs right now.

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GRRRL POWER

The DIY collective are bringing a vital new approach to the way women and non-binary people access arts

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JARG

Jarg Magazine blurs the lines between the political and personal with its urban poetry.

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THRESHOLD FESTIVAL 2017

Baltic Triangle: 31/03 – 02/04
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WELCOME TO UPITUP

A series of introductory mixes from Jacques Malchance, ahead of Upitup Records' 14th birthday

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THE FINAL SAY

"We stand apart. We take battles on. We won’t be told. We are contrary. Gobby. Up for a fight."

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IT’S OUR PARTY

Want a taste of what's happening at our Membership Launch Party? We've got you covered.

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RECORD STORE DAY IN LIVERPOOL GUIDE 2017

Live music, giveaways and rarities - where to get yours on Record Store Day 2017

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ALI HORN VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Ali Horn's debut cosmic surf odyssey Days Like Today

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MEMBERSHIP LAUNCH PARTY

Join us @ 24 Kitchen Street with Strange Collective, MC Farhood, Pixey and more

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SUGARMEN VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Sold – taken from their debut album

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ANTI SOCIAL JAZZ CLUB X XIRINGUITO

Fine dining and jazz within Xiringuito's award-winning confines

TRIP ADVISOR

Oya Paya return with a spicy new single, available for a free download

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FOREST SWORDS – ARMS OUT

Forest Swords returns with a mesmerising new video and details of his second album. 

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ISSUE 76 EDITORIAL

Christopher Torpey explores the humour and value in music tourism in Liverpool

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I SEE RIVERS

Your latest Scandimania obsession is here, in the form of the pastoral float folk of this Norwegian trio

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AGP

The dreamy project of intrepid instrument juggler Andrew Gordon Parry has taken on many iterations, but the latest has us captivated.

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THE SHIPBUILDERS

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Matthew Loughlin-Day from Scouserock four-piece The Shipbuilders on the roots and echoes in their sound

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AGP VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Motionsickness, the latest single from musical shapeshifter AGP

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MARVIN POWELL VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Salt, taken from his debut EP of the same name

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SHE DREW THE GUN VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for latest single No Hole In My Head

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THE FALL

Club.The.Mammoth. @ Arts Club 21/1/17
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PZYK INCOMING

First wave of artists announced for the mind-mangling festival

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DANYE

Four like-minded souls who weave a particularly dreamy thread of space pop while trying to find some escapism from the real world.

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AMINA ATIQ

The Yemeni published poet and member of Writing on the Wall’s young writers group uses her words to protest and educate

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PIXEY

“Lo-fi electric guitar riffs with a feel-good pop beat”

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ISSUE 75 LIVE

Our round-up of the best shots from the past month

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POWERSOLO

Who are these two weirdos and what are they up to?

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SOUND CITY 2016

Bramley-Moore Dock 28/5/16
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LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sefton Park, Arts Club, Philharmonic Music Room 22/7/16
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STEVE MASON

Arts Club 6/10/16
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EDWYN COLLINS AND HOOTON TENNIS CLUB

Two generations of indie put some questions to each other

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DIG VINYL’S UNDER THE RADAR RECORDS 2016

Dig Vinyl's UNDER THE RADAR shares some of the more arcane songs of 2016.

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VEVO HALLOWEEN

Bramley Moore Dock 29/10/16
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OMAR-S

Abandon Silence @ Invisible Wind Factory 7/10/16
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THRESHOLD FESTIVAL

The Baltic Triangle 1/4/16
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HOOTON IN HELMSDALE

Hooton Tennis Club offer us an insight into their studio sessions for new album Big Box Of Chocolates with Edwyn Collins.

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#GuestlistGiving

BidoLito! et al aims to raise £4000 through #Guestlistgiving for the Liverpudlian homeless.

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FROM LIVERPOOL WITH LOVE

Original member of Love Johnny Echols speaks to Bido Lito!

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AMERICANA FESTIVAL

The Caledonia 16/7/15
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