Another sunny wonderful WOMAD bringing July to a close with a tonne of good music, good company and a barrel of laughs........full report to follow....

On finishing my last O-level in 1981 I went straight into Manchester and bought myself a record as a treat. The record was 'Autobahn' by Kraftwerk. I loved 'Man Machine' and was soon to become obsessed with 'Computer World' on its release.....but never got to see them live. When they started playing festivals around the ...

This year was my 20th anniversary of working at Glastonbury for FMS who were celebrating their 40th anniversary. The weather was red hot and the medical team saw 4500 patients with only 50 needing to leave the site - a remarkable feat when you think there's over 200,000 people there. Fontaines DC have lots of catchy ...

Stereolab left us 10 years ago with a fabulous back catalogue that is a joy to dip into. I never got to see them live and thought I never would. So when the news broke that they were going to re-issue their LPs in new vinyl editions....and tour to promote them.....well, I was first in ...

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I wasn't sure what to expect from an evening with the pre-Fab four but any excuse to be in the same room as Neil Innes should be grabbed with both hands. Anyone familiar with the Beatles story obviously loves the Rutles movie (All you need is cash) and the songs that parrallel the originals in ...