Interview with singer-songwriter Midge Ure 

Interview with singer-songwriter Midge Ure 

Ahead of his concert at the Philharmonic Hall, music writer Matt Jacobson interviews singer-songwriter Midge Ure. “When George Martin spoke to you, or suggested something, you would listen to every word.” Following the overwhelming response to 2019’s ‘The 1980 Tour’, Midge Ure & Band Electronica are delighted to finally return to the road in 2023 with the […]

Interview with Singer/Songwriter MT Jones

Interview with Singer/Songwriter MT Jones

Music Writer, Matt Jacobson interview singer songwriter, MT Jones. “When you have an idea in a studio or anywhere, you run with it – you have to keep the muscle moving.” With 60s and 70 inspiration, MT Jones brings a timeless and classic sound to the streets of Liverpool. With pure, stylish, crooning vocals the singer songwriter […]

Matt Jacobson reflects on a journey home after a night out

Matt Jacobson reflects on a journey home after a night out

Local author Matt Jacobson reflects on a journey home after a night out. “Home, if I ever get there, do you really think I will?“ “I’m not a gobshite – I’m yer Nan!” A front door verbal slanging match was played out to the public as I made my way home after an overnight stay. […]

Ellis Murphy

Ellis Murphy

There’s a folk rock band on their way to securing their mark on the Liverpool music scene. Five unique individuals drawn together for their love of music have created a sound that has been attracting curious crowds from all over the city to leave their shows only to ask for when the next gig will […]

Interview with Spoken Word artist Sally Porter

Interview with Spoken Word artist Sally Porter

Matt Jacobson interviews Spoken Word artist Sally Porter. “Lots of poets romanticise the countryside, I find my peace in the city – where cranes, like steel giraffes, stride gracefully across the Mersey horizon”. When did you begin to have an interest in poetry? I genuinely can’t remember a time when I didn’t love poetry. When I was […]

Interview with Altered Images singer and songwriter Clare Grogan

Interview with Altered Images singer and songwriter Clare Grogan

On the release of their first album in 39 years, music writer Matt Jacobson interviews Altered Images singer-songwriter Clare Grogan. To close their exhibition celebrating Scottish rock and pop, the British Music Experience welcomed performer, actor, author and presenter Clare Grogan to the BME for an evening in-conversation. Clare Grogan, has been performing and gigging […]

Interview with up and coming band Keyside

Interview with up and coming band Keyside

On the release of their debut single, ‘Lights Out,’ music writer Matt Jacobson interviews an up and coming band and one to watch, Keyside. Keyside are at the forefront of the emerging Liverpool scene with influences that stem from bands such as, The La’s, The Smiths and a nod towards The Police – all delivered with a unique   and […]

Interview with singer-songwriter Leo Sayer

Interview with singer-songwriter Leo Sayer

Local music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews singer-songwriter Leo Sayer. Leo Sayer will be celebrating the milestone of 50 years as a recording artist the only way he knows how via a huge UK tour set to run between September – November 2022. Leo Sayer is one of the most successful British artists of all time, […]

Acclaimed folk ensemble Only Child celebrate a decade of releasing music and playing gigs

Acclaimed folk ensemble Only Child celebrate a decade of releasing music and playing gigs

Explore Liverpool Music Writer Matt Jacobson interviews songwriter Alan O’Hare from Only Child. Alan O’Hare’s eclectic folk ensemble Only Child celebrate their tenth anniversary with a special gig featuring a string quartet and the launch of their first ever vinyl album ‘Looking Forward To Looking Back’.  Since forming in 2012, they have released four acclaimed […]

Nick Ellis & The Sunset Sessions – A review by Matthew Jacobson

It’s been said that because sunsets are so beautiful, every day can end beautifully. The Sunset Sessions at Nomad confirmed this as the triumphant trilogy of events ended with a rich sun blessed kiss from the skies. The horizon was in the distance, but all eyes were on the event as a plethora of influences […]

Interview with Poet and Spoken Word Artist Laura Ferries

Interview with Poet and Spoke Word Artist Laura Ferries

Matthew Jacobson interviews Poet and Spoken Word artist, Laura Ferries. “As the C.S Lewis quote goes,’we read to know that we are not alone.” When did you begin to have an interest in poetry? I always enjoyed poetry at school but I really fell in love with it whilst studying for a degree in English Literature. […]