Interview with International Teachers of Pop

Interview with International Teachers of Pop

After the mind-bending shenanigans of cosmic noise collective, The Moonlandingz the world of music experienced a dizzying and discombobulating come down. Mercifully, the the creative compulsions of Adrian Flanagan’s imaginarium sprung into action; illuminating an otherwise dreary and uninspiring landscape. The result? International Teachers of Pop (ITOP); A ‘nerd disco’ project brought to you via […]

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 TUWL: ‘PAN’ by Ryan Murphy

TUWL: ‘PAN’ by Ryan Murphy

The Urbanista Writer’s Ledger (TUWL) continues with a new and original piece from Ryan Murphy; an artist, musician and writer based in Liverpool. Ryan is the founding member of both Hooton Tennis Club and the recently formed Seatbelts and is also a prolific short story writer. Ryan is currently working on a novel. PAN imagines […]

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 TUWL: ‘Weeds’ by Bev Clark

TUWL: ‘Weeds’ by Bev Clark

The Urbanista Writer’s Ledger (TUWL) is back with our first piece of writing for 2019. TUWL is a creative writing series that publishes original pieces from some of Liverpool’s most talented writers. All submissions have be original works and must not have been published anywhere else. If you have a piece of writing that you’d […]

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 Tea Street Band Live at District – Review

Tea Street Band Live at District – Review

Tea Street Band with support from Beyond Average and Tracky District, Liverpool Friday 16th November 2018 On a rather mild Friday Night for November Local lads The Tea Street Band played their second sold out gig at District, Liverpool as part of their Frequency Tour. Frequency having been recorded at Parr Street studios and  their […]

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 TUWL: ‘Early Lunch’ by Cath Bore

TUWL: ‘Early Lunch’ by Cath Bore

Continuing our TUWL creative writing series, we have a beautifully rendered short story by Cath Bore. Cath Bore is a writer based on Merseyside. Her fiction and non-fiction is widely published and includes an essay in Know Your Place, an anthology of essays on working class culture, published by Dead Ink Books in Oct 2017. Her short story The […]

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 TUWL: A Singularity by Damian Jones

TUWL: A Singularity by Damian Jones

Welcome to the first instalment of our new bi-weekly creative writing series TUWL (The Urbanista Writer’s Ledger). We will be publishing extracts, short stories and poems from some of the best writers in the city. This series is designed to showcase Liverpool’s literary talent and to give a platform to the diversity of voices which […]

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 Black Loops: Quick Fire Interview

Black Loops: Quick Fire Interview

Riccardo Paffetti aka Black Loops has established himself as one of House music’s most creative and innovative producers. Black Loops momentum has been building for a few years now, culminating in Traxsource recognising him as the number one Deep House Artist in 2017. This recognition has been further solidified with the release of his latest […]

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 Drenge: Grand Reopening tour – photo review

Drenge: Grand Reopening tour – photo review

After bursting onto the scene in 2013 with their debut album Drenge and being lauded from all corners and critics – including Tom Watson MP – Drenge have continued to impress. Their follow-up second album Undertow was critically acclaimed – prompting a mass wave of coverage rolling out the ‘next big thing’ tag-line. However, Drenge promised much more […]

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 Interview with The Wailers as they start world tour

Interview with The Wailers as they start world tour

The terms ‘iconic’ and ‘legendary’ are too easily used in this day and age. They are exclusive terms that should be applied sparingly and bestowed upon those who have elevated the collective consciousness. Bob Marley & The Wailers created music that has left an indelible mark on popular culture and whose message continues to resonate […]

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