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Cries and Whispers

Cries and Whispers 1983 - 1991 (Anthony Reynolds)

Japan were, to me (at least before I read this book) a distant memory and a fleeting footnote in the history of pop.



A Mote Of Dust

Ashes to ashes (with Craig B)

“Critically acclaimed” is often another way of saying an artist has a small, perhaps, cult following



C Duncan

an introductory letter (with Mr Chris Duncan on his new album, 'Health')

I feel like I’m amongst friends when I fire up my trusty tape recorder



Pilotcan

revival gets off to a flyer (with Keiron Melotte)

“We hate it when our friends become successful,” goes a probably not tongue-in-cheek song by Morrissey.



Fenella

Malicious (Video premiere)

Here at itm? we’re proud to premiere the latest video from Fenella – ‘Malicious’.



A New International

Death is a new beginning (A New International’s Biff Smith on his band’s rebirth in the underworld)

Life is a cabaret, or so the song goes. However, when A New International’s frontman Biff Smith was asked to write for a death-themed play, he leapt at the chance.



When the Paper Machines take over

with Rob McKinlay (of Paper Machine Music)

How solo can you go?



Warm reception

for Beerjacket book (with Peter Kelly)

With the nights drawing in and a chill in the air we’ll all soon need a Beerjacket.



Bis

major reconnection (with Manda Rin and Sci-Fi Steven)

‘This Is Fake DIY’ – less a tune from 90s popsters bis and more of a manifesto. Now they’re back and while still doing it themselves, they have a little help. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local record label, ‘Slight Disconnects’, the trio’s first new recording since 2003, will appear on Last Night […]



Taking on the world

with Amy Macdonald (...)

Of course, we’re supposed to be talking music – but speaking the day after Scotland’s crucial win over Israel, it’s inevitable that we get onto the subject of football