Assistant editor, arts editor
Dad. Grandad. Fifty years of listening to and loving music. Dylan, The Fall, Mahler, Coldplay and everything in between. Writer of books. Five about Glastonbury. One novel.
Listening to: Weinberg, Symphonies Nos. 2 and 21; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, with the Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer (DG).
Sub editor, writer
Mild-mannered punk psychogeographer, ordained Dudeist minister, occasional poet. Co-founder of The Label Recordings.
Listening to: Tierra Whack, Emma-Jean Thackray, Nardeydey.
Pop music lover, queer history nerd, and self-titled drag race expert.
Listening to: MUNA’s Never, Christine and the Queens, Arlo Parks.
Music loving photgrapher, bad guitar player, cyclist, love beer, Kraftwerk fan boy.
Listening to: Nice
Writer / Design
Liverpudlian, enjoys his politics and football red.
Listening to: Porridge Radio and Baxter Dury.
Metal columnist and defender of the faith. Academic and heavy metal horror geek with an addiction to tea and table tennis.
Llistening to: the old Gods – Priest, Mercyful Fate, Slayer, Sepultura – the new Gods – Burning Witches, Video Nasties, Sumerlands.
Professor of Popular Music in Cologne, based in London and hailing from Aintree, Jono works worldwide as a composer, producer, orchestral arranger, performer, writer and journalist.
torrential rain, Chopin and drums
Promoter of artsy and cultural happenings at One Fell Swoop and Africa Oye and an actor anywhere that will let me muck about on stage.
Listening to: The National, Leddra Chapman, The 1975.
Jelly Roll Parker
Eclectic John Peel fan into weird and wonderful music, art, drumming, Radio, film, designing and beer.
Listening to: Pinski Zoo, Richard James, Sparks, The Deportees
I’m a lifelong lover of music, with one of my earliest memories being listening to The Stone Roses’ self titled LP in the car. These days, I mainly spend my time noodling around with synthesisers, and DJing.
Listening to: Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker
Sandgrounder, vinyl hoarder, prone to go wandering.
Listening to: Cigarettes After Sex, The Twilight Sad and gulls overhead.
Lover of northern soul, 90s Britpop, espresso martinis and my hometown, Birmingham.
Listening to: The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Paula Abdul.
Experienced music writer with work published in The Guardian, The Word, Uncut and Q as well as many years writing for the Liverpool Echo and other local newspapers.
Listening to: The Fall
A delightful, vintage red. Easy on the pallette, full bodied, not over-rich and with notes of farmyard, ancient pianos and bitter cynicism.
Listening to: Steve Reich, Mystery Jets, Chet Baker, Biillie Holiday, The Liverbirds, Mobb Deep, Deejay Punk Roc, Warmduscher, Simon Herron, Jack Kerouac, The Seeds, The Rattles, Ray Charles and Kit.
I love coffee, cats, music and Liverpool. Always driving, never drinking unless I’m home and it’s Saturday.
Listening to: Circa Waves, Ian Brown, Zuzu.
Lover of music, LFC and a good pint. Essex born but Liverpool based for more than a decade.
Listening to: The Beatles and The Fall, 80s indie, rock ‘n’ roll, 60s pop, classic country, punk and power pop.
Journalist and entrepreneur. A Londoner, but originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, I fell in love with music as soon as I first heard Elton John‘s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
Listening to: Austra, The Innocence Mission, Cherry Ghost, Anna Calvi, Real Estate, Tilbury.
Project Manager by day. Photographer, Boxing Coach, and Runner at night.
Listening to: Ásgeir, Claude Fontaine, Jonathan Wilson.
Liverpool music photographer incorporating his passion for live music into his photography.
Listening to: Spector, Matchbox Twenty, The Magic Numbers.
Small, highly caffeinated picture taker. Lover of all things music related. Will most likely find me at a local gig pretending to know how to use a camera.
Listening to: Parkway Drive