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Altered Images: songs sung blue, pink and with added Mascara Streakz – the Clare Grogan feature/interview

Early ‘80s new wave pioneers Altered Images are back, a number of headline shows about to commence, with a new album, Mascara Streakz, landing this summer. Formed in 1979 as teenagers inspired by the punk scene, this Glaswegian outfit – … Continue reading

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Small World, but you wouldn’t want to paint it – entering the sonic sphere of Metronomy with Joe Mount

It’s sign of the times that barely a fortnight after Metronomy shared feelgood second single, ‘Things Will Be Fine’, from their forthcoming seventh album, sole ever-present member Joe Mount  – newly returned from Paris – had been forced to temporarily … Continue reading

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Furs come, Furs serve – celebrating Made of Rain and 40-plus years of beautiful chaos with The Psychedelic Furs’ Tim Butler

Almost three decades after their previous release, The Psychedelic Furs are back on the shelves, it would seem, latest LP Made of Rain’s release date initially put back three months by the global pandemic. But what’s three months after 29 years? … Continue reading

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Lancashire daytrippers’ Tower of strength – the New York Tourists interview

In the build-up to next week’s Symphony at the Tower concerts, the team at writewyattuk (OK, so that’s just me) follow this blog’s recent feature/ interview with Lucy Kay, a rising star on the classical crossover scene, by talking to an … Continue reading

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9 by 7 – Jo Bartlett – a writewyattuk review

On first hearing Jo Bartlett’s 9 by 7, I wasn’t quite sure what to think. Only it’s a bit of an enigma. But like the best puzzles, it’s worth the effort decoding. You see, it has the mark of a … Continue reading

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