the coral

Interview: Lee Southall

Former Coral guitarist Lee Southall has moved to Yorkshire and made a solo album inspired by the moorlands he now calls home. We find out how this fresh start is behind his new music…

Liverpool Echoes

Ever since Liverpool’s 2008 Capital of Culture nod, the city’s musical offerings have grown increasingly weird and wonderful. Jim Ottewill gets up close and personal with a tight music community, more eclectic and innovative than ever before…

Interview: The Coral

‘Musicians need to surf the fine line between delusion and self belief’ - The Coral’s James Skelly tells us how it is for the Liverpool gang of wild eyed outsiders…

Interview: She Drew The Gun

Liverpool’s She Drew The Gun have released one of the best new debut albums of the year in Memories of the Future - we meet chief songwriter Louisa Roach, one of the new queens of scouse psychedelia…

In print: M60

Portishead // Mersey Paradise // Hello Europe // The Smiths // Petite Meller // The Invisible // Huw Stephens // Iain Archer // Sarathy Korwar // The Invisible

In session: Bill Ryder Jones

Former Coral guitarist, now turned solo star Bill Ryder Jones is blossoming into brilliance on latest LP West Kirby Country Primary. Watch our new session with Bill and his band, an ace version of new fave Two to Birkenhead…

Interview: Blossoms

We caught up with Joe and Tom from the tripped-out Stockport quintet to find out about their upcoming jaunt to SXSW and what they've got in store for their 26-date UK tour which starts this Friday...

Featured artist: Blossoms

'We wear black on the outside but black isn’t how we feel on the inside…’ say psych-lite quintet Blossoms. Tune in to their heady blend of West Coast nostalgia for some stereoscopic sunshine...