Getintothis top five #31: most read music, gigs, features and stories of the week

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The Getintothis top five stories of the week

Once again, it’s the time of week where we round up the comings and goings here on the site – here’s Getintothis’ Max Richardson with the latest.

Well, there goes yet another week.

With new music from Dua Lipa, Sigrid, Michael Kiwanuka and many, many more, we’ve been utterly spoilt for choice this week with some top quality new releases.

This writer has been soundtracking the weekend with Michael Kiwanuka’s utterly superb new album KIWANUKA, which is the perfect compliment to a wet afternoon with a cup of tea.

KIWANUKA is full to the brim with utterly divine tunes – it’s definitely one of the finest records of the year even without much time to fully digest it.

Elsewhere this week, we’ve been truly treated by some serious quality live offerings.

This writer had the pleasure of catching Jack Peñate at Sound Basement, with the veteran performer returning to the live scene with an intimate tour across the UK.

Why we should we give support bands a break: The Coral, Red Rum Club and The Farm tell us their tales

We’ve also seen some great gigs by Miles Kane, Tom Walker and Ludovico Einaudi, with such a diverse spread of styles across the board leaving little to be desired.

Last week also saw the release of Kanye West’s new album, JESUS IS KING.

For many, the jury’s still out on the album – due in part to the very short length of 27 minutes.

After such a long wait, it’s a bit of a strange album – it’s got some truly brilliant tracks, but ultimately is not long enough to warrant such a wait.

Anyway – without any further ado, let’s hear the top five stories and gigs of the week here on Getintothis.

Freida Mo’s

Getintothis’ top five most-read stories of the week:

  1. The Fall’s Dragnet 40 years on: horror, disbelief and a true classic
  2. River of Light 2019 – full programme as Liverpool prepares for 9 day spectacular
  3. Paul Weller announces 2020 tour including Liverpool Olympia date
  4. Boo Radleys’ Sice ready for Liverpool Parr Street Studio homecoming gig after 20 years away
  5. Freida Mo’s on Lark Lane expands from vintage clobber to vintage amps

Snapped Ankles

Getintothis’ top five most-read gigs of the week:

  1. Liverpool Tattoo Convention, 2019: Adelphi Hotel – what we learned and gallery
  2. Stealing Sheep: Edge Hill University Arts Centre, Ormskirk
  3. Snapped Ankles, Barberos, Nuha Ruby Ra: Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool
  4. Mamatung, Reid Anderson, Eve Goodman, Lou, Nana Funk: Studio 2, Liverpool
  5. Vistas, Full Colour: Sound, Liverpool

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