Lockdown and Out

How’s everyone doing out there? The removal of lockdown restrictions next week is leaving a lot of us with a mix of anticipation and fear. While I’m sure we all want our lives back, jumping out from the cotton wool wrapped cocoon we’ve been forced into feels quite scary now. Whatever you’re thinking, and whatever … Continue reading Lockdown and Out

IWD 2021 – Kara Brown, Tiny Changes

Tiny Changes was founded in memory of much loved and respected  musician and artist Scott Hutchison. Best known as vocalist with Frightened Rabbit, and involved in numerous other projects, Scott inspired many people with his music, words and illustrations; the charity takes its name from his lyric in the song Heads Roll Off, “While I’m alive, … Continue reading IWD 2021 – Kara Brown, Tiny Changes

Photo Galleries 2021 – Submission Info

Photo Galleries 2021 Last year closed the doors (several times) on many photographers being able to access their usual subject matter. What was clear though was that you can’t curb creativity for long, and many of you shared your lockdown images with us, which was much appreciated and a source of inspiration. The introduction of … Continue reading Photo Galleries 2021 – Submission Info

Breaking Glass Magazine – October 2020

Breaking Glass Magazine – October 2020 Cover image: Megan © 16 Beasley St Photography October 2020 sees Breaking Glass hit its second birthday – enormous thanks to everyone who has contributed over the last two years; it’s genuinely been a pleasure and privilege to have all your talent on board. As a new feature, we’re introducing … Continue reading Breaking Glass Magazine – October 2020

Exhibition – Shirley Baker: A Different Age (James Hyman Gallery – Online)

Online Exhibition, James Hyman Gallery, 22nd June – 26th July 2020 Shirley Baker: A Different Age Header photo: Manchester 1985 ‘James Hyman Gallery is pleased to present an online exhibition of largely unseen photographs by Shirley Baker, selected from the photographer’s estate. The exhibition includes her rare colour work as well as iconic black and white … Continue reading Exhibition – Shirley Baker: A Different Age (James Hyman Gallery – Online)

Mutations Festival 2022 (part 2)

Mutations Festival, Brighton – 4th/5th November 2022 It was good to see Mutations back following last year’s successful post-lockdown event. Word seemed to have spread, as we met lots of people who’d travelled from across the UK to be here. After an energy-filled start on Thursday, Friday saw a welcome return to Brighton for Pozi at … Continue reading Mutations Festival 2022 (part 2)

New Music – Sakura Murakami | Síomha | Siv Jakobsen | Anorak Patch

New releases – Sakura Murakami | Síomha | Siv Jakobsen | Anorak Patch Sakura Murakami – Cast Away Yet more talent to emerge from the creative hub of Leeds, Sakura Murakami fall a good distance from the indie tree so often associated with the city. Music to escape with, new single Cast Away mixes chilled psych … Continue reading New Music – Sakura Murakami | Síomha | Siv Jakobsen | Anorak Patch

Live – Sparks at De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill

Sparks at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, 16th April 2022 The iconic art deco De La Warr Pavilion, steeped in history and complete with a record shop housing a life-size Bowie cardboard cut-out, seems an appropriately worthy setting for Sparks’ visit to the south coast. After decades of performing and making music that has consistently … Continue reading Live – Sparks at De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill

Live + Interview – Jack Howard at WaterBear Venue Brighton

Jack Howard at WaterBear Venue, Brighton, 5th April 2022 A night of Brighton debuts for me as it was the first time experiencing the intimacy of the WaterBear Venue, as well as London jazz artist and long time friend, Jack Howard, who returns to Brighton after a 4 year hiatus from the city. The place … Continue reading Live + Interview – Jack Howard at WaterBear Venue Brighton

Live – The Cribs | The Blinders at Chalk Brighton

The Cribs & The Blinders at Chalk, Brighton, 12th March 2022 With a back catalogue spanning eighteen years and every album full of fan favourites, it’s difficult to imagine how The Cribs pick their setlist and still leave everyone happy with their choices. I guess if you don’t have a bad song in there you … Continue reading Live – The Cribs | The Blinders at Chalk Brighton