Emzae: Lucid Dreaming – new single from Derby songwriter and producer

Lucid Dreaming, the latest track from Derby singer, songwriter and producer Emzae, is out now and Storge editor Sarah Lay writes it is a delicate and summery electro-pop track. ~ Read More …

Richard J Birkin soundtrack for A Lonely Isle

Derby-based composer Richard J Birkin has composed an original soundtrack to accompany six-part spoken word essay A Lonely Isle, which focuses on the island of Rockall. Following on from 2016 Read More …

Derby based theatre company receives bursary from Furthest From The Sea

Derby-based theatre company Smoking Guns has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2018 bursary from Furthest From The Sea. The bursary, made possible through Arts Council England, Read More …

Edge-Lit returns to bring genre writing to Derby

The seventh annual Edge-Lit Festival is set to return to Derby on 14 July 2018 and bring a range of genre writing talent to the city. Organised by QUAD the Read More …

B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …