REVIEW: Colla Voce Birthday Party

On 1 December we were privileged to host the Colla Voce Theatre Company’s two-year anniversary celebration concert, a revue featuring the greatest hits from their work to date. Callum Metcalfe came along to review the night for us.

PODCAST: The Hanley Brothers at Classic Album Tuesdays

Steve and Paul Hanley were special guests of Classic Album Tuesdays and talked to guest host Gavin Hogg about The Fall album Perverted By Language. Here they talk about the album, their respective books (The Big Midweek and Leave The Capital), playing with Brix & The Extricated and they take questions from the floor.

PODCAST: Nick Banks on The Slits Classic Album – Cut

Pulp drummer Nick Banks’s album of choice for Classic Album Tuesdays was Cut by The Slits. Here Nick talks to guest host Steve McKevitt about how punk arrived in Rotherham two years after it came out of London and the impact that made. He also outlines how Cut is a drummer’s album, how it represented a shift for him from the thrash of early punk, and the influence it had on him as a budding drummer.

VIDEO: Nick Banks’s Pulp Audition

VIDEO: Nick Bank recalls the bizarre circumstances of his ‘audition’ for Pulp at Jarvis Cocker’s gran’s house. Recorded at Classic Album Tuesdays event, 21 November 2017.

PODCAST: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years With Clinton Heylin

A podcast of our evening of Bob Dylan’s Gospel years in the company of the great Dylan scholar, Clinton Heylin. The recording begins with Clinton reading from his book and playing tracks from the era – including some rare Bob Dylan onstage ‘raps’ – and was rounded off with a lively Q&A. This was a Classic Album Tuesdays evening and was organised by our friends The CAT Club.

Trouble In Mind Extract | The London Interview

In anticipation of our 14th November Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years event with Clinton Heylin, here is an exclusive extract from Clinton’s new book Trouble In Mind. At the event Clinton will be playing a rare vinyl copy of a CBS promo album The London Interview, which features an interview Bob Dylan gave to Dave Herman in July 1981 plus 3 songs from the album Shot Of Love. This extract gives context to that interview, described here by Dylan’s PR man at the time, Paul Rappaport.

Introducing Classic Album Tuesdays

Starting in November, Edward’s plays host to a regular series of vinyl nights – Classic Album Tuesdays – organised by our friends The CAT Club, one of the longest running record clubs in the UK. For those who might not know the concept behind a record club, we’ve asked The CAT Club’s esteemed spokesman, Rev Reynolds, to give us some context.