Setting the record straight – jazz & justice

November 21st, 2019|Music, real democracy|0 Comments

Jazz is enjoying a new wave of popularity. A gig by Kamasi Washington, the last musician named in Gerald Horne’s Jazz and Justice, attracts big crowds, and […]

Glastonbury 2019: The kids are alright (reasons to be cheerful, 1,2,3…)

July 2nd, 2019|Music, Reviews|0 Comments

We are living in dark, unprecedented times and there are many reasons to feel despondent. I won’t dwell on these here.

This year’s Glastonbury story began with youth leader and grime artist (though I don’t doubt he’d make a good […]

Sleaford Mods & Liines gig review

March 12th, 2019|Music, Reviews|1 Comment

It was International Women’s Day and Liines were doing themselves proud to a big crowd, who quickly warm to this 3 piece from Manchester and for good reason. There’s a non pretentious style & substance to this band, all in […]

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