“Thursday is Pathetic”

“Thursday is Pathetic”

Local Author Matt Jacobson reflects on a day that had nothing to say. Tick tock, alarm clock, tick tock, alarm clock, tick tock, morning shock. The nightime shutters that cemented the eyelids overnight, slowly raised up and Thursday pulled up in front of my eyes in a patronising, pristine limousine with a purring engine to annoy my groggy […]

Local author Sarah Vaughan on her life and battle with Breast Cancer

Local author Sarah Vaughan on her life and battle with Breast Cancer

Matt Jacobson interviews local author Sarah Vaughan on her life and battle with Breast Cancer. “I was determined to be strong and positive. I had a mantra, it’s only breast cancer, I can do this.” After being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 43 and being featured in local and national news, Sarah Vaughan […]

Local Author Matt Jacobson reflects on a taxi ride across Liverpool

‘For whether you stay or you stray’ The taxi arrived and I was now ready to travel across Liverpool to pick up my laptop which I had left behind at my friend’s house the previous evening. An invitation for a quiet drink in their house had led to several more, which led to the local […]

Mentis, Liverpool DJ/Artist interviewed by Matt Jacobson

Matt Jacobson interviews Liverpool DJ/ Artist, Mentis

Liverpool DJ/artist Mentis teams up with vocalist Kate Wild to release his debut single ‘Excuses’ on Columbia Records UK. ‘Excuses’ features spaced out vocals, thumping kicks and a catchy M1 synth top line, reminiscent of classic 90s house anthems. The debut track is destined to be the soundtrack of summer. The track has already been […]

Ronan Keating interview ahead of his Rose of Lancaster Carnival performance

Ronan Keating interview ahead of his Rose of Lancaster Carnival performance

Ronan Keating will be headlining on day one of the Rose of Lancaster Carnival and ahead of Ronan’s performance, Explore Liverpool music writer, Matt Jacobson interviews the man himself. In terms of lockdown, you have mentioned life being a rollercoaster, for me, the music industry and the hospitality industry – their rollercoaster seemed to be […]

Local Author Matthew Jacobson reflects on a long, long day in Liverpool

Local Author Matthew Jacobson reflects on a long, long day in Liverpool

“With your standards so high and your spirits so low.“  The end of the journey was in sight as a delightful darkness was etched into the wallpaper of the sky. Nighttime was on its way as I was on my way home. The bus approached my stop with a swagger and arrogance and seemed somewhat annoyed […]

Interview with Liverpool based Illustrator Molly Cotterill

Interview with Illustrator Molly Cotterill

Matt Jacobson interviews Molly Cotterill, 28, a Liverpool based illustrator. “It wasn’t until the first lockdown I realised I could make something of myself with illustration”. When did you first have an interest in illustration?  I’ve always considered myself creative but it wasn’t until a few years ago I found myself falling in love with illustration. […]

Matt Jacobson interviews singer/songwriter Alan O’Hare

Matt Jacobson interviews singer/songwriter Alan O'Hare

“It’s playing songs to people in a room that continues to be the thing I need in my life”.  Only Child have announced their second featured song from their fourth album due out later this year. I interviewed scouse singer / songwriter Alan O’Hare about the new single, And The Band Played On, Lockdown Life and the future […]

Matt Jacobson interviews Seafoam Green about their new album ‘Martins Garden’

Matt Jacobson interviews Seafoam Green

Explore Liverpool music writer, Matt Jacobson interviews Seafoam Green about their new album ‘Martins Garden’, lockdown life and playing live in the future. Seafoam Green’s upcoming long player – ‘Martin’s Garden’ – is the band’s second studio record. Their debut was a collaboration with Rich Robinson, of the Black Crowes. And once again, Seafoam Green are collaborating […]