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That’s My Boy

Mud Morganfield is not your average blues man. First-born son of McKinley Morganfield – better known as the King of Chicago Blues, Muddy Waters – Morganfield came into this world with riffs in his blood and some big shoes to fill. But it wasn’t until years after his father’s death in 1983 that he even …

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Macy Gray Interview

Her music transcends genres, from experimental soul and alternative rock, to retro-disco and hip-hop…we’re delighted to welcome Macy Gray to this year’s festival. Her new album Stripped – featuring Wallace Roney and Russell Malone – has been hailed a triumph and she’s just won the award for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 2016 Independent Music …

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Metropolis – The Future Now

By Owen Franklin  Premiered in Berlin in 1927, Metropolis was the most expensive film produced in Germany up until that point. With 36,000 extras, 200,000 costumes and costing 5m Reichsmarks it was the Titanic or the Avatar of its day. We may be a decade shy of 2026, the setting for Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, but …

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