Interview with local Spoken Word Artist Matt Jacobson

Interview with local Spoken Word Artist Matt Jacobson

Local Photographer, Michelle Marshall interviews local author, writer, music writer, and Spoken Word artist, Matt Jacobson. Matthew Jacobson is a gifted local author and writer and has been described as “one of the finest writers in Liverpool.” In 2017, Matthew released his first book, Pieces of Morrissey – a full analysis of his and fellow fans’ obsession with […]

Liverpool Sound City 2022 – “There’s no other Sway”

Sound City - “There’s no other Sway”

Music writer Matthew Jacobson reflects on the Liverpool Sound City festival and the local band to watch. Sound City brought this unique city to a standstill as a community of music lovers flocked and gathered in the city centre to enjoy the live music scene. It’s a scene that is still hurt, injured and bandaged from […]

Interview with Spoken Word artist Sam Batley  

Interview with Spoken Word artist Sam Batley

Ahead of his gig at the The Everyman, Matt Jacobson interviews Spoken Word artist, Sam Batley. The early Sam Batley,  what element of creativity captured your imagination first?    My sister was and is a writer, she pretty much aloud the space for me to have a go. I’d gone to stay with her for a week […]

Matthew Jacobson interviews Sean Butler from The Pelican Band

Explore Liverpool music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews Sean Butler from The Pelican Band ahead of gig at The Everyman. The younger years – what music did you listen to and become interested in? My dad brought me the Neil Young box set ‘Weld’ for my tenth birthday from Bold Street and I cried as I wanted something […]

Matt Jacobson writes about a Saturday full of reflection

Matt Jacobson writes about a Saturday full of reflection

‘Wherever you are I hope you’re singing now’. It was the early hours, and it was dangerously dark and cold. I was alone, I was hurt, I was in shock, and I just wanted to escape from the pain and for someone to rescue me, resuscitate me, hold me and hug me and for once […]

Interview with Die Tanzflache

Explore Liverpool music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews Die Tanzflache about the new album Halcyonic. “Emotion in music is the key. Positive emotion”.  Early years, what are you earliest memories of connecting with music? Apparently, (and not to sound ridiculously cliché) when I was about four years old, I used to love listening to Dark Side of the […]

Matthew Jacobson interviews singer songwriter Paul Iwan

Explore Liverpool music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews Paul Iwan, a talented singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Liverpool and provides our streets with heavy synths, soaring melodies and driving guitars.  Paul has something to say and it comes from the heart – his latest album  Present is the second solo release and his first signed to the passionate and creative hub – Klee Music  […]

Interview with The Tenth Pint Podcast

Interview with The Tenth Pint Podcast

Music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews Michael and Luke from Liverpool based The Tenth Pint Podcast. The Tenth Pint Podcast is flying high and also flying the flag for the music scene and creatives within Liverpool. It is real, engaging and a blast of fresh air in the podcast world with guests including Jamie Webster, The […]

Matthew Jacobson interviews singer, songwriter Chloe Noone

Matthew Jacobson interviews singer, songwriter Chloe Noone

Explore Liverpool music writer Matthew Jacobson interviews 20-year-old singer/songwriter and Tik Tok creator, Chloe Noone ahead of the release of her second single ‘No Wings’ following viral YUNGBLUD collaboration. Following her viral collaboration with global pop punk sensation YUNGBLUD, Liverpool-based singer-songwriter and Tik Tok creator Chloe Noone has announced she will release her second single ‘No […]

Matthew Jacobson interviews singer, songwriter Dorothy Bird

Matthew Jacobson interviews singer, songwriter Dorothy Bird

Ahead of her gig at The Everyman, Explore Liverpool Music Writer Matt Jacobson interviews singer, songwriter Dorothy Bird. “There are always new sounds and melodies to discover.” Was the family home a musical home?                                                                               There were no musicians in my family – my father was a businessman and his mum was a seamstress; my mother worked in […]

Matthew Jacobson interviews Liverpool, singer songwriter Alan O’Hare

Matthew Jacobson interviews Liverpool, singer songwriter Alan O'Hare

Explore Liverpool Music Writer Matt Jacobson interviews Liverpool, singer songwriter Alan O’Hare. Liverpool, singer songwriter Alan O’Hare, aka Only Child, makes emotional, real , observational  and relevant music. Since forming in 2012, his band have released three acclaimed albums, EPs & a live album recorded with a string quartet. And now, 2022 sees Only Child celebrate their […]

Local Author Matt Jacobson reflects on a sleepless night

Local Author Matt Jacobson reflects on a sleepless night

“Low-lights and long nights I try hard to not remember.” 02.29 am, 03.30 am, 03.41am and soon I realised time had passed and it was now ‘oh for fucks sake a.m’. The clock had spent the last few minutes with a windmill of stunning strikes to trash the tick tock with a medley of halting […]