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ISSUE 95 EDITORIAL

Editor-in-Chief Christopher Torpey looks at why 'toxic' is 2018's deserving Word of the Year, and what we should do to change the nature of the debate.

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ISSUE 93 EDITORIAL

Editor-in-Chief Christopher Torpey pays tribute to Tony Butler, a true pillar of Liverpool's music community

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ISSUE 90 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey sees the city as the perfect canvas for great art and great artists to be showcased

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BEACH SKULLS

The smoothest gang in town prepare for a Catalan adventure with the release of a fizzing new LP of hazy, heavy sunshine surf.

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BONNACONS OF DOOM

Humanity’s deep-rooted fascination with nature and the rituals associated with its majesty are reflected back at us in the startling debut LP by this from this cloaked collective

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ISSUE 87 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey looks at some research that proves how vital art is to our ability to build connections with our fellow humans, and how deepening these links can help us build a more civil society.

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PIZZAGIRL

A tasty pie of heartfelt synthwave and cheesy, retro sensibilities is the order of the day of this bedroom pop sensation.

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DAWN RAY’D

The anarchist revolution is coming, and it is going to be soundtracked by Dawn Ray’d’s battle-ready, poetic take on black metal.

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ISSUE 86 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey praises those giving voice to the working class at a time when our notions of class structures are more fractured than ever.

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ISSUE 85 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey weighs the value of nostalgia against the need to look to the future with an open mind, and finds that a balance needs to be struck between the two.

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RONGORONGO

A six-piece whose increasingly impressive body of work broods about the state we find our world in, and seethes with threatening, infectious post-punk energy.

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MEHMET

Mehmet’s distinctive voice has become a beloved feature of the city, but his background in performing in his native Bulgaria is more suited to prestigious surroundings than busking on the street. Christopher Torpey traces the story of The Bard Of Bold Street.

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ISSUE 84 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey muses on the spaces dedicated to music and creativity, how we should value them and create the conditions for even more spaces to flourish

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LIVERPOOL MUSIC WEEK 2017

Various venues – 26-10-04/11
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SILENT BILL

The underground street art movement in an overground collision of art and politics, as seen by the People's Artist

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ISSUE 82 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey looks to the peeling artefacts on the walls of our city to decipher its cultural history

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ISSUE 81 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey believes we must also take more care over our cultural legacy, or we’ll be doomed to repeats of the Hope And Glory fiasco

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ISSUE 80 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey discusses how places shape their inhabitants (and vice versa), as well as the impending return of The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

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ALL WE ARE

All We Are are back with a brash, punchy record built on their experiences of society’s turmoil

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ISSUE 79 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey reflects on recent events and the need for community

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FESTIVAL FUTURES

Too many festivals and not enough bands or punters to go round – or an industry receptive to trialling new schemes that benefit the wider music community?

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ISSUE 77 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey muses on the passage of time ahead of a whirlwind summer of music and culture in Liverpool

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FOREST SWORDS

A discussion on the limitations of language and finding space to be yourself, with Ninja Tune’s new prince of electro dub.

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THRESHOLD FESTIVAL 2017

Baltic Triangle: 31/03 – 02/04
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ALI HORN

Don’t Stop – constant forward progress is the order of the day with Liverpool’s blooming cosmic surfer.

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ISSUE 76 EDITORIAL

Christopher Torpey explores the humour and value in music tourism in Liverpool

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REASSEMBLED, SLIGHTLY ASKEW

17 Love Lane 25/1/17
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ISSUE 75 EDITORIAL

Welcome to the new look Bido Lito!

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ISSUE 73 EDITORIAL

Humanity is a complex beast, which shouldn’t be straitjacketed by boiling our broad spectrum of beliefs into a choice between one side or another.

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BALTIC FLEET

It started with the diary of James Darlington in Charnock Richard, and ended in a cathartic, glorious new Baltic Fleet album; Christopher Torpey meets Paul Fleming to discover how

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#GuestlistGiving

BidoLito! et al aims to raise £4000 through #Guestlistgiving for the Liverpudlian homeless.

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XAMVOLO

Doing his bit to muddy those waters of genre

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