John Mulvey

Super Furry Animals, Effi Briest and a lengthy digression which brings us to the keyboardist from A-Ha



No more quotes from Yeats landed in the comments box today, sadly, but there is a pretty interesting discussion about Super Furry Animals over by the "Hey Venus" blog.


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Coutdown to Latitude... Soulsavers Feat Mark Lanegan



SOULSAVERS featuring MARK LANEGAN

The Stoke production/remix duo of Rich Machin and Ian Glover will perform a rare but very welcome live set as Soulavers in the Uncut Arena at Latitude, aided and abetted by the marvellous Mark Lanegan.


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Countdown to Latitude...The Magic Numbers



THE MAGIC NUMBERS

Whatever the weather at Latitude on Friday, the two hirsute sets of siblings that together are The Magic Numbers will be doing their cheerily exuberant bit to spread sunshine and smiles in the Obelisk Arena.


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So The Who close Glastonbury, how was it for you?



Aw boo, it's over for another year, but hey wasn't it great mud-sliding fun!

The Who closed the world's biggest music festival with a resounding greatest hits set, as the rain pounded down for one final time, it certainly didnt dampen Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey's spirits.


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John Mulvey

Caribou, Richard & Linda, Super Furry Animals, Robert Wyatt and a weekend ignoring Glasto



Just having a look through your recent comments while i wait for the troops to make it back from Glastonbury and Knowsley Hall. Thanks, as ever, for your comments; even Madison, who appears to have spammed the recent Richard And Linda Thompsonthread with a hunk of WB Yeats. Cheers for that.


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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- a fond farewell



As the sun sinks slowly into the west, we bid you a fond farewell from Knowsley Hall.


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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- May's Picture Blog!



Our fearless Picture Editor May Starey has been out shooting the great unwashed. Here's a selection of her best pictures...


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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- In Praise Of Madness



Ah, this is how you do it.


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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- tequila and Joss Stone



"She's not to blame!" sings one of Joss Stone's backing singers. Possibly she's exonerating her lead singer from the inclement weather, that's now reached torrential proportions. Looking at the waterlogged state of the fields round here, I suspect that it might not be the Mersey alone that you'll need a ferry to cross later this evening.


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Come down Sunday... Shirley Bassey, Manics and more



Have been for the final wander round the immense space that Glastonbury covers, the sound of Shirley Bassey as she performs on the main stage floats across the air...


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The 34th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Thanks for all the nice feedback about the Liam Hayes/Plush piece I wrote earlier in the week. Lots of other good new arrivals in the list here, and you could do worse...