Tag Archives: Colne

Discovering the roots of Nine Below Zero – the Dennis Greaves interview

  When I got through to Nine Below Zero front-man, guitarist and vocalist Dennis Greaves, he just happened to be doing a little shopping in South East London. “I’m in Lidl in Lewisham, doing my domestics! I’ve gone out to … Continue reading

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Looking back with the ultimate R’n’B survivor – the Wilko Johnson interview

I reckon Wilko Johnson forgot I was calling. Either that or he was just wrapped up in the book he was reading, Thomas Middleton’s early 17th century play, The Revenger’s Tragedy, enjoying time to himself back at home in Southend before … Continue reading

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From The Jam / Nine Below Zero – Colne, The Muni

Any musician worth their salt will have learned a great deal by getting along to the mystical East at the weekend (well, East Lancashire, any road), for a masterclass in maximum r’n’b and impassioned post-punk. While The Jam material played … Continue reading

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Rise and Shine – the return of Hugh Cornwell

A quarter of a century after he left The Stranglers, Hugh Cornwell remains a regular on the live circuit – still in love with his back-catalogue, and still ticking off life ambitions. In the scheme of things, he’s been outside … Continue reading

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Taking the Long Road home – the Milltown Brothers interview

Matt Nelson is on his way home from work to Burnley, having moved back to the North-West around a dozen years ago. Milltown Brothers’ chief singer-songwriter is a family man these days, a dad-of-three who runs a visual effects film … Continue reading

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Not just any old Witch Way

NO offence intended to East Lancastrians reading this, but it feels like you’re reaching the end of the world when the M65 becomes the A6068 at Colne, and on a miserable late November morning amid a national epidemic of rain, … Continue reading

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