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Matthew Wright

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Gigs ed and TV writer. Author of Seasick Steve: Ramblin' Man (June 2016, John Blake Books), the first book-length study of the true story behind the acclaimed hobo-bluesman.

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Total Immersion: Julian Anderson, Barbican review - BBC ense...

Julian Anderson’s 50th birthday this year was the prompt for the latest of the BBC’s Total Immersion days, devoted to the work of a...

Listed: 20 Punk Moments that Shook the World

Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols was issued on 28 October...

Jacqueline du Pré: A Gift Beyond Words, BBC Four review - od...

Hyperbole be damned. The most iconic English classical recording was made on 19 August 1965 in Kingsway Hall, London. Like Maria Callas singing...

Gunpowder, BBC One review – death, horror, treason and a hin...

Much is being made of the fact that Kit Harington is not only playing the Gunpowder Plot mastermind Robert Catesby, but is genuinely descended...

Philip Pullman: La Belle Sauvage review - not quite equal

La Belle Sauvage, the first instalment of Philip Pullman’s eagerly-awaited new trilogy The Book of Dust, opens in the Trout, a...

Peggy Seeger: First Time Ever - A Memoir, review - a remarka...

Seeger. A name to strike sparks with almost anyone, whether or not they have an interest in...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Committed fans of Emerson, Lake & Palmer are spoiled for choice when they need to feed their passion for...

Written On Skin, Melos Sinfonia, LSO St Luke's review -...

Beautiful though Katie Mitchell’s original production of Written on Skin is, George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera...

Priests/Downtown Boys, Deaf Institute, Manchester review - l...

Both Rhode Island’s Downtown Boys, and Washington D.C.’s Priests sit at the centre of today’s...

DVD/Blu-ray: Vampir Cuadecuc

Pere Portabella’s remarkable Vampir Cuadecuc is almost impossible to classify. It may have been filmed on the set of ...