Rob Harrison reviews the compilation record of acts on the Modern Sky Label, The Future Influences The Present Just As Much As The Past.
Review and photographs by Colin Serjent of Africa Oyé Festival 2017 which had it’s 25th anniversary in Sefton Park over the weekend of 17th & 18th June.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by the Thurston Moore Group and Mugstar at St George’s Hall, part of the ‘Tonight At Noon’ programme which celebrates 50 years since the publication of The Mersey Sound.
Rob Harrison reviews Ultimate Bowie, featuring Ed Blaney as David Bowie, at the Epstein Theatre on 20th May.
John Owen reviews Pierre Henry’s The Liverpool Mass, presented by the Bluecoat at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
Tom Calderbank reviews the new CD Estuary, based on the poetry of Seán Street with musical settings by Neil Campbell and featuring vocalist Perri Alleyne-Hughes.
Rob Harrison reviews Mirrors, the new album by Cattle And Cane.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by Holy Holy at the Philharmonic Hall, performing The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars in its entirety.
Joe Coventry reviews the English soprano singer Lesley Garrett at St Georges Hall, where she talked about her life and career and sang some of the songs that have made her a household name.
Rob Harrison reviews the launch of Elfin Bow’s debut album at the Epstein Theatre.
Kevin Lea reviews the concert by Julian H Cope at the Arts Club in support of his Drunken Songs CD.
Joe Coventry reviews the 5th Liverpool International Jazz Festival, held at the Capstone Theatre from 23rd – 26th February.
Rob Harrison reviews Naked Minds, the album by Latestbanda, a new musical project based in Liverpool featuring musicians from across the world.
Rob Harrison reviews Another River, the new album by The Alpines.
Rob Harrison reviews the concert by Scottish singer-songwriter James Yorkston, who played at The Magnet.
Rob Harrison does a roundup of the tunes that are buzzing round the Nerve office at the moment.
Pete O’Neill reviews Spanner in the Works, the eighth studio album by Beans on Toast, released on Xtra Mile Recordings.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by the Steve Harley Acoustic Trio, supported by The Mona Lisa Twins, at St. Georges Hall.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by folk group Applewood Road at Liverpool Academy.
Joe Coventry reviews the concert by the Jeff Williams Quartet at the Capstone Theatre.