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ROY AYERS

Madnice Marauders @ 24 Kitchen Street 17/8/17
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MUSICIANS MEMO

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

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DARKSTAR – TRACKBED

Darkstar talk political engagement and creating a new composition with participants from Harthill Youth Centre as part of Different Trains 1947

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LIVERPOOL COMEDY FESTIVAL PREVIEW

From award-winning comedy to surrealist cabaret, here are this year's highlights from Liverpool Comedy Festival.

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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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BEEFHEART BONANZA!

A weekend of events at the Bluecoat looks to consider Captain Beefheart, the total artist

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OPEN 3: AFFECTING CHANGE

Yetunde Adebiyi and Danny Ryder talk about their work in Open 3: Affecting Change and radical politics in Liverpool.

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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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TRAMLINES 2017

This year's photo highlights from Tramlines festival, with Primal Scream to Loyle Carner.

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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 EP Launch

Sam Rowlands' series of photos from the first Strange Collective all day event at Invisible Wind Factory

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STRANGE COLLECTIVE ALL-DAYER

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

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SKELETON COAST FESTIVAL – PREVIEW

Returning to Hoylake this Saturday, we select some recommendations for this year's Skeleton Coast Festival

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LIVERPOOL MUSIC WEEK – PREVIEW

Returning for its 15th year, here are our highlights from Liverpool Music Week 2017's first announcement

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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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TV ME VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch innovative pop-rock oufit TV ME perform their debut single, Peppercorn Boy.

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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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LAAF 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

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

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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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LIMF – Under The Radar

With LIMF on the horizon, we pick out 10 under the radar artists to take in at the Sefton Park extravaganza

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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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BRITISH WINTERS

Indie film maker Andrew Turner talks about his community-led production

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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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SHIRLEY COLLINS

Philharmonic Hall 6/5/17
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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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TURANDOT

We speak to the director of Opera North's acclaimed production of Puccini’s deadly romance Turandot

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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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LIZZIE NUNNERY

How politics influenced the playwright's latest production

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ALTERNATE CUTS: KINK

Absolut, Abandon Silence + Resident Advisor @ Buyers Club 30/3/17
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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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CATTLE & CANE

Cattle & Cane talk family harmonies, songwriting and their latest release before a date at Buyers Club

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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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SHIRLEY COLLINS

We catch up with a true icon of folk ahead of her eagerly anticipated Philharmonic show this May.

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STORMZY

O2 Academy 2/4/17
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THE MOONLANDINGZ

Harvest Sun @ Invisible Wind Factory 25/3/17
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CIRCA WAVES

Mountford Hall 24/3/17
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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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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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THOMAS TRUAX

Lynch, Sidebottom and hot sauce - Welcome to the surreal world of Thomas Truax

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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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TRUDY AND THE ROMANCE

Harvest Sun @ EBGBS 23/3/17
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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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BLOSSOMS

VO5 NME Awards Tour @ Liverpool Olympia 17/3/17
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THE SAD AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD OF SPARKLEHORSE

Portraying the universe created by a tortured soul and true genius

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SOLARDO SESSIONS

Circus @ 24 Kitchen Street 17/2/17
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TAUPE

Kazimier Garden 2/3/17
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PETER HOOK

O2 Academy 3/3/17
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DAVE MCCABE

Pirate Studios Launch 18/3/17
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ROSS FROM FRIENDS

Familiar Circles @ Buyers Club 10/3/17
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THE WAILERS

O2 Academy 11/3/17
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AGP VIDEO PREMIERE

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

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Stompin’ Mokum

Radio Exotica presents a Stompin' Mokum playlist of klezmer and Balkan gypsy music

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TONSTARTSSBANDHT

Harvest Sun @ The Shipping Forecast 24/2/17
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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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SEUN KUTI

We chat to the Afrobeat star about his musical heritage, art, politics, and his time in Liverpool

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KING CREOSOTE

Ceremony Concerts @ Philharmonic Hall 20/1/17
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ASTLES – LIVE AT THE NORDIC

"The idea was to create something which is honest and raw"

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THE SLOW READERS CLUB

"It will be interesting to see how all art forms respond to the political climate in the coming years."

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HIDDEN CHARMS

EVOL @ The Magnet 8/2/17
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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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DAVE MCCABE

"Taking risks is good though and I’ll carry on taking risks with the new stuff."

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SEAFOAM GREEN

Mellowtone @ Leaf
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MENACE BEACH

Harvest Sun @ The Magnet 10/2/17
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CABBAGE

EVOL @ EBGBs 10/2/17
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PZYK INCOMING

First wave of artists announced for the mind-mangling festival

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JAKE BUGG

Bitten by the Bugg

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POWERSOLO

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

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JOSIE LONG

It's timely that the comedian is hitting the road to bring a bit of light into our lives and happily she's paying a visit to Merseyside en route

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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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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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