Nerve

Nerve 26 Editorial - Join the Fight Back

The mainstream media hardly tell you this, but there is resistance to the endless austerity proposed by the government, and it is building. Although councils spout the mantra that privatisation is the ‘Only Game in Town’ people are coming together to fight back.

The Poster Boy of Liverpool Music

The posters promoting any creative scene can become more iconic than the artists themselves. This is true of Liverpool’s Sean Wars whose distinct style has attracted attention to the local and national DIY scene for a number of years.

Birdman of Liverpool

A profile of wildlife artist Anthony Smith, an award winning wildlife artist living and working in Liverpool.

Artist Profile - Steve Lamb

Profile of the photographer Steve Lamb, who describes his style as Modern Urban Photography, including elements of street photography.

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A poem inspired by this beautifully evocative sketch, gifted to me by local artist Felicity Wren, and in celebration of the old dock road, Liverpool’s Regent Road, reflecting on what remains of its past, as it is rapidly swallowed up.

A Revival in Vinyl

“Kids today don’t know that much about Vinyl” states Martin Gore of Depeche Mode. But the joke is on the older folk as it’s the kids that are bringing back the Vinyl and losing interest in the remastered, high quality MP3s or CDs of today.

The Kurds, Turkey and the Middle East

A little over a year ago, in February 2015, an invisible nation rose to its feet in the Syrian town of Kobanî and successfully defended its territory from a band of rapists and torturers who hoped, and still hope, to one day bring about a glorious apocalypse.

Glorybox Photography

Glorybox Photography, founder of the Eclipse Dark Room in Liverpool, is the city’s only public access traditional photography space.