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Years ahead of all the blogs, labels and publications who have only quite recently started taking notice of Africa's immense contribution to popular music, Liverpool's Africa Oyé festival has been exhibiting the continent's fantastic music to its ever-growing following for over two decades. Ahead of their 22nd year, Getintothis' Josh Ray reflects on some of the tracks from the continent's vast repertoire.
Liverpool's finest new dance crew Abandon Silence celebrate four years of first-rate electronic partying by demolishing Getintothis' Michael Fowler. And he only did a half. The whopper.
Florian Habicht's documentary on Pulp was screened this month, Getintothis' Adam Lowerson explores a film which is as much an ode to Sheffield and its people as it is to a beyond-the-ordinary pop group.
What happens when you think you're going to see a band, but then you turn up and realise it's not the band you thought you were seeing? A clueless Getintothis' Emma Walsh has some of the answers.
Black Bombaim head up a trio of riff-mongers at Mello Mello, with fine IPA coursing through his blood, Getintothis' Mark Greenwood kicks back for a night of whacked out Portuguese grooves.
Infernia promised a smoking banquet of live music and visual artistry, Getintothis' Michael Fowler reflects on a night which blows hot and cold.
Experimental fusionist Sun Araw delivers a rare live outing in Liverpool, Getintothis' Laurie Cheeseman finds little to amuse in the Playzone.
Polyphonic Spree deliver their joyous sermon to Liverpool on the opening night of their UK tour, Getintothis' Adam Lowerson bows down at Tim DeLaughter's madcap altar.
Fiesta Bombarda celebrates to years of spectacle in Liverpool, Getintothis' Patrick Clarke reflects on an exotic evening of energy at the Anglican Cathedral.
Ian Svenonius and his jailhouse rockers infuse Liverpool with another night of louche R&R, Getintothis' Jamie Bowman salutes a musical radical truly unlike any other.
He's just seventeen. Know what we mean? Huyton's Paddy Clegg proves if you're good enough, you're old enough. Getintothis' Alan O'Hare follows the timeless melody.
Fifteen albums into her career, Thea Gilmore brings her considerable songbook to Liverpool, Getintothis' Alan O'Hare reflects on a songwriter at the very peak of her game.
Smoke Fairies bring their sleazy New Orleans dream pop and Cliff Richard covers to Liverpool, Getintothis' Luke Traynor is left bewitched by it all.
Howling Bells return to the city that launched their career, Getintothis' Adam Lowerson salutes Juanita Stein and co. as they continue to bare their soul.