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 …

End of an era as promoter Phil Burgess moves on

He’s been described by Antifolk founder Lach as a pillar of Derby’s local music scene and for the last couple of decades Phil Burgess has been instrumental in bringing bands Read More …

Crimewolf: Crimewolf – debut album from Amber Valley noise rock band

As local releases go we’d have to say that the debut album from Amber Valley noise rock band Crimewolf has been one of the most highly anticipated of the last Read More …

Interview – Lach: founder of Antifolk movement

Founder of the Antifolk movement in New York, musician and poet Lach has seen performers including Lady Gaga and Beck early in their careers. He is set to return to Read More …

Brothers And Sisters: What Cable meant to Derby’s music scene

It’s strange how some seemingly irrelevant moments stick in the memory, the colours fading but the feeling of them refusing to be washed out by passing time. Of all the Read More …

Dirty Fingers culture and coffee shop opens in Derby’s ‘creative quarter’

Dirty Fingers, a culture and coffee shop, is now open on Beckett Street and is the latest business to move in to Derby’s emerging ‘creative quarter’. Starting as anĀ alternative club Read More …