• Music
    Euan Blackman Musician

    Euan Blackman Releases Haunting New Single ‘The Ballad of a Broken Machine’

    Following the release of his debut EP You Are the Rain back in April, rising Liverpool folk-pop artist Euan Blackman has returned with “one of the dreamiest songs [he’s] ever created”, The Ballad of a Broken Machine. Released on September 29, TBOABM is the second single from another upcoming EP, following the BBC Introducing-backed Burn back in July. An impressive feat of Euan’s is that he self-produces his own music, his production on this new…

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    Illapu Band To Play Liverpool

    Chilean Musical Heroes, Illapu, To Play Only UK Date At Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

    On Sunday 15 October, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall will play host to one of Latin America’s most important musical exports – Illapu.  True Chilean emmisaries, Illapu has had a storied career, stretching back nearly 50 years. Formed in 1971, in Antofagasta (Northern Chile) – by brothers Andrés, José Miguel, Jaime, and Roberto Márquez Bugueño – Illapu pioneered a style of music known as “folklore andino”, and have been hailed as one of the most important Latin…

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    Red Rum Club Band

    Red Rum Club Announce New Single And Liverpool M&S Bank Arena Show

    Comfortably nestled in a wild world of their own perfect design, incomparable, high-energy indie six-piece Red Rum Club come back to earth after reaching the highs of summer’s open-air and under-canvas live season to announce a new album and UK Tour for 2024 with their latest single, Undertaker. Forming fashion rather than following it, the band renowned for firing festival crowds with rocket-propelled cult hits such as Eleanor and Would You Rather Be Lonely are…

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    ‘Eternity’ Is A Glimpse Into A Blissful Simulated Utopia with

    “Prepare to get lost in the mesmerizing world of’s music—you won’t want to leave“. It’s a bold opening statement from A quick glance at the socials paints a picture of a new artist, fresh on the scene. However, the second single is a snapshot into an ethereal soundscape, a dreamy realm where psychedelic guitars, hazy melodies, and otherworldly lyrics converge.  Within this musical world, rich harmonies stretch out across the track. The catchy hook pulls us in,…

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    Arts Club Liverpool Re-Opens With Two Gigs From The Wombats

    Iconic Liverpool Arts Club To Re-open This Week With Merseyside Favourites The Wombats 

    Liverpool’s historic live music venue the Arts Club in Liverpool’s city centre will once again open its doors kickstarting this weekend with two intimate homecoming shows from local favourites The Wombats, who have been confirmed as part of the celebrations.  Arts Club at 90 Seel Street in the city centre, will welcome The Wombats for two dates on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 September 2023, with a full new programme of live music now poised…

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    The Old Library Liverpool Music Events - Mike Ryan

    The Old Library Unveils Details of Upcoming Live Music Events

    The Old Library has revealed the exciting details of its latest music events. This historic venue, which also serves as a vibrant community hub, seamlessly transforms into an enchanting musical space, setting the stage for some special live performances. The Archives (Friday 22 September) The Old Library popular regulars The Archives will be back on Friday 22 September to perform a selection of songs in front of a live audience. Doors: 6:45 pm. Starts: 7:45…

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    Martha Goddard

    Martha Goddard Expands Pop’s Limits With New Track ‘Voices’

    Ethereal alternative pop artist, Martha Goddard is back with another fresh single called Voices. The single (released on 30 August) impressively debuted on BBC Radio 1. Martha’s musical catalogue so far shows her distinctive take on the genre, with Voices following in its footsteps. Voices has drawn inspiration from artists such as Caroline Polachek, Kate Bush and Saron Van Etten. These influences can be heard within different parts of the track, from the effective use…

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    Liverpool Gig Guide September 2023 - Crawlers

    The Ultimate Liverpool Gig Guide: September 2023

    Orla Foster gives us the rundown on some of the best gigs happening in Liverpool this month. Tepid Days (1 Sept)Jimmy’sTickets Tepid Days is a vessel for Jamie Roberts (Wild Fruit Art Collective) to lean into his most insular and bittersweet lyricism. Expect “a heroic self pity party for the ages”. There’ll also be a set from psych stalwarts RongoRongo, as well as newer sounds from art-pop trio Oya Paya. Go have a little cry…

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    Parrjazz Show

    In Conversation: Genevieve Lamb of Parrjazz

    Parrjazz is a not-for-profit organisation that supports live jazz music in the Liverpool City Region. Parrjazz presents a variety of jazz events throughout the year, including concerts, workshops, and masterclasses. We caught up with Parrjazz’s Artistic Director, Genevieve Lamb, to find out all about what they do and the exciting events they have coming up soon. Liverpool Noise: Can you tell us a bit about Parrjazz, how did you start out and what were your…

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    Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge 2023 Launches On 1 September

    Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge 2023 Launches On 1 September

    The Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge is a truly unique event where songwriters are challenged to write a brand new song inspired by a local work of art. Now in its thirteenth year the Songwriting Challenge welcomes back judges Jon Lawton (Owner/producer, Crosstown Studios), Kaya Herstad Carney (musician/vocal coach), Luke Moore (composer/Operation Lightfoot), Robert Vincent (award-winning musician and songwriter), and Alison Benson (musician, music teacher, and multiple Challenge winner). To enter the Challenge a songwriter must…

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    Montao - Costa Del Mersey

    Montao Delivers A Dose Of Sundrenched Trip-Hop With New Single ‘Costa Del Mersey’

    We may have had a lot of rain this summer but the latest Montao track, Costa Del Mersey, is still giving us sunny vibes. This colourful yet chilled-out homage to the artist’s beautiful hometown kicks off a series of single releases throughout the remainder of the year, ending with a mini-album launch in 2024 under the deft guidance of Def Pressé Records. Costa Del Mersey would not sound out of place blaring from a boombox on the Costa…

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    How to Mentally Prepare For Your First Gig Performance

    How to Mentally Prepare For Your First Gig Performance

    Performing a song in front of one person can be scary, but imagine more than one; imagine twenty people; better yet, can you imagine one hundred people in a room listening to you? You being front and centre, everyone stops what they’re doing, so you’re given their undivided attention; it’s incredible, right? But at the same time, it’s scary; it’s so scary, it’s any wonder how someone can do that.  There’s the fear of public…

  • Liverpool Nightlife
    Spray Shop - Why Small Clubs Matter Documentary Still

    Liverpool’s Newest Small Club, Spray Shop, Celebrates The Power Of Intimacy In The Music Community With Mini-Documentary 

    In the midst of club closures and the dominance of large-scale events and festivals, one visionary club owner and DJ wants to pay homage and celebrate the resilience of small clubs and the indelible mark they leave on the music industry.  Meet Kyle Muldoon, the trailblazing founder of Liverpool’s newest gem – the Spray Shop which since its opening has welcomed artists such as Archie Hamilton, Richy Ahmed and Mason Collective through its doors.  While…

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    Liverpool Gig Guide August 2023 - Don Broco

    The Ultimate Liverpool Gig Guide: August 2023

    Orla Foster picks out 11 unmissable gigs happening in and around Liverpool this month. The eclectic list includes rock, punk, alt-pop, jazz and more, so dive in. The Hives (15 Aug)The Jacaranda ClubTickets Don’t sleep on your chance to witness the Hives’ madcap energy in the flesh. Riding high off their recent European tour, the tuxedo-clad hellraisers will even be signing copies of their latest album The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons after this intimate set…

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    Gustaffson at Blueprint Studios (Elbow) - Photo by Steffany Collette

    Gustaffson Announce Cavern Club Headline Gig Alongside New Live Single ‘Champagne Socialist’

    Gustaffson have laid down a huge marker with their new single Champagne Socialist, a track that proves they are set for an incredibly bright future. Liverpudlian actor and musician Andrew Gower (best known for his appearances in the likes of Black Mirror, Outlander and YOU) is the frontman of Gustaffson, alongside band members James ‘Webbo’ Webster (guitar), David Gleave (bass), Liam Morson (keys) and Graham Bennett (drums). Forming in 2012 as a song writing duo,…

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    Helen Maw Music

    Helen Maw Releases Expressive New Single ‘Fool’

    Adding to her ever-growing music catalogue, Helen Maw is back with a new single Fool. The Liverpool-based singer/songwriter’s work proves how long she has been writing music for in this high-quality record. Her main influences consist of Carole King, Amy MacDonald, The Carpenters, and Adele. With a firm grasp of her emotions, Helen’s deep self-awareness can be easily felt in Fool. It is a song about keeping a tight grip on the failing hope that…

  • Festivals
    Liverpool Disco Festival

    Liverpool Disco Festival 10 Takes Over CONTENT This August

    Starring at the 10th edition of Liverpool Disco Festival – Ten City and Odyssey live, plus John Morales, Kirollus, Marcel Vogel B2B Rahan, Malfalda B2B Rebecca Vasmant, Sy Sez, Morgan and Dharma Collective. Reaching its 10th edition this summer, Liverpool Disco Festival embodies the enduring spirit of a truly iconic party whose roots run deep in upbeat, vocal, glitter-infused house and disco. The festival has been honoured to bring inspiring new artists from across Europe along with…

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    In The Park festival coming to Liverpool in 2024. Photo Credit - Anthony Mooney

    In The Park: Jamie Webster And Cream Classical To Headline Summer 2024 Festival In Sefton Park

    Liverpool has long been home and host to a series of exciting and diverse music events over the years, and 2024 is set to be another chapter in this cultural journey as ‘In The Park presents’ returns to Liverpool’s stunning Sefton Park from Friday 12 – Sunday 14 July 2024.  With a 40,000 capacity each day, In the Park will be bringing together some of the best live music from various genres for what promises…

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    How To Build A Solid Career In Music Management

    How To Build A Solid Career In Music Management

    Music management involves, as you might expect, managing musicians and in recent years, this term has been expanded to include the management of a stage performer or even a theatre company. Whether you’re considering your options before applying to university, are still working hard at college or indeed, are looking to change careers entirely and want to immerse yourself in the world of music, then you’ve clicked on the right article. Here’s how to build…

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    Jurassic Park In Concert at Liverpool MS Bank Arena

    Jurassic Park In Concert Celebrating The 30th Anniversary Coming To Liverpool Arena This October

    In celebration of the triple Oscar-winning Jurassic Park’s 30th anniversary, AEG Artistic Presents are thrilled to announce Jurassic Park In Concert. This Autumn the acclaimed blockbuster will be presented in venues around the country, while the film’s renowned award-winning John Williams score is performed live by a full orchestra. Giving audiences the chance to see the sci-fi classic like never before, the 1993 Stephen Spielberg hit will be shown in HD on big screens around the UK throughout October.…