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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Michael Bonner

Knowsley Hall -- mud, sheep and "ladies day"



Coming back to Knowlsey Hall today, Picture Editor May and I find a few things have changed...


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Mike Scott's Waterboys get Glastonbury twirling



It's quite a trudge up to the Pyramid Stage, so deep and sticky, but I don't mean to bore you with mud stories -

Mike Scott's Waterboys have just finished their third performance at this year's Glastonbury festival...


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The 39th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A lot to get through here, but I'm indebted once more to the resource that is www.nyctaper.com, who this week have posted two amazing live sets by Steve Gunn and Ryley Walker. Elsewhere, there's a new Waterboys track to check out,...