Category Archives: Music

Hope, humour and the human endeavor!

With a band name like Public Service Broadcasting and an album titled ‘Inform – Educate – Entertain’, it seems communication is essential to J. Wildgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the duo who make up Public Service Broadcasting. Yet considering this, they … Continue reading

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This homogenised pornified sexuality is far from liberating, and pop is taking it mainstream!

Far from pushing boundaries, what the recent spate of pop videos show are women well and truly towing the line. Miley Cyrus! I thought I’d get the name out there straight away so you can be done with rolling your … Continue reading

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How can the battle of the sexes ever resolve while the battle for real sex education is raging

The education secretary continues to overlook the campaign for better sex education. Yet how can the battle of the sexes ever resolve while the battle for real sex education is raging, and everything from pop to porn fills in the … Continue reading

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Exclusive interview with Skin from Skunk Anansie

It is both suitable and exciting that on International Women’s Day and on the eve of an extensive tour I post my interview with one of the best British front women on the scene.   Talking with Skin from Skunk … Continue reading

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I interview Shell Zenner – The godmother of new music

When I ask Shell Zenner to explain a bit about what she does, the first thing she replies with is “Well, I’m a bit of a new music obsessive”. Anyone who knows Shell Zenner and the work she does will … Continue reading

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Bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into the art world!

Following a fantastic summer of arts in Manchester, three students plan to further expand the musical and artistic landscape of the city. For the social butterflies amongst us, summer has been wonderfully rammed with artistic excitement. Organisations like Blank Media … Continue reading

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I discuss ‘Madchester’ with Dave Haslam

What springs to mind when you imagine ‘Manchester’ music? The gospel according to google images is quite telling when you search the term. Similarly the immense success of this summers Stone Roses resurgence certainly demonstrates how closely we hold our … Continue reading

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