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Tripping the dark fantastic with The Membranes – in conversation with John Robb

It’s fair to say that the bands topping the bill at this weekend’s Un-Peeled Christmas Party at The Continental, Preston, Lancashire, are enjoying something of a renaissance. Post-punk outfit The Membranes and C86 outsiders The Wolfhounds have both released LPs … 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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From Kentish Town to Chicago, via Shalford – the Hugh Cornwell interview

THEY’RE the stuff of legend in my old neck of the woods – the days The Stranglers rehearsed in our village scout hut. I was there myself within a couple of years with my first band – the 1st Shalford … Continue reading

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Hugh Cornwell – Totem and Taboo

In which Malcolm Wyatt swaps notes with Hugh Cornwell on the former Stranglers frontman’s latest album, Totem and Taboo, a surefire winner as far as both are concerned. Following rave reviews in the UK, Hugh Cornwell’s new studio album Totem and Taboo … Continue reading

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