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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry, and writing arts journalism for newspapers and magazines around the world. The author of a number of critical anthologies on music and popular culture, she is the founder of The Village Trip, a festival celebrating arts and activism in Greenwich Village and the East Village of New York City. This year's festival, the sixth, runs from September 14-28. Her latest book, Joan Baez: The Last Leaf, has won wide praise, Mojo's five-star review describing it as "the definitive biography". Liz is also the revising editor of Bob Dylan: No Direction Home by the late Robert Shelton.

Articles By Liz Thomson

Album: Rhiannon Giddens - You're the One

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Judy Collins, Cambridge Folk Festival review - celebrating a seminal Sixties' album

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Album: Lucinda Williams - Stories from a Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart

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Polly Toynbee: An Uneasy Inheritance - My Family and Other Radicals review - looking back

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Album: Rufus Wainwright - Folkocracy

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Gretchen Peters, Cadogan Hall review - writer and performer of exquisite gems

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Album: The Milk Carton Kids - I Only See the Moon

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Album: Rodrigo y Gabriela - In Between Thoughts… A New World

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Album: Reg Meuross - Stolen from God

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Suzanne Vega, Royal Festival Hall review - the years melt away

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Album: Willie Nelson - I Don't Know a Thing About Love: The Songs of Harlan Howard

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Transatlantic Sessions, Southbank Centre - an evening of stellar music-making

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Album: Shania Twain - Queen of Me

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Albums of the Year 2022: Janis Ian - The Light at the End of the Line

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Album: Neil Diamond - A Neil Diamond Christmas

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Mary Gauthier, Union Chapel review - a living room concert in all but name

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Visit from an Unknown Woman, Hampstead Theatre review - slim...

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Longlegs review - like its titular killer, this summer'...

Apparently when Maika Monroe first saw Nicolas Cage in his full Longlegs get-up, her heart-rate skyrocketed to 170 bpm (...

Album: Chris Cohen - Paint a Room

Paint a Room is idiosyncratic, but it is an absolute joy. Accessible too. Permeated with a summery vibe, its 10 songs glisten like the...

theartsdesk at the Buxton International Festival - power and...

Buxton International Festival offers one thundering success, one uneasy compromise and one surprisingly enjoyable experience, in its three...

Sleep review - things that go bump in the night

The question Korean director Jason Yu is asking...

Album: Catherine Russell and Sean Mason - My Ideal

Voice and piano.The combination can have a simplicity, a conversational freedom, a rightness...

Fly Me To The Moon review - NASA gets a Madison Avenue makeo...

It’s over 50 years since men last landed on our orbiting space-neighbour, but...

Album: AJ Lee & Blue Summit - City of Glass

In the world of popular music, tangential connections to success are profile-raising. They offer an immediate connection to an artist. It is...

MaXXXine review - a bloody star is born

Mia Goth’s mighty Maxine finally makes it to Hollywood in Ti West’s brash conclusion to the trilogy he began with X (2022), which has...