The new book is a collection of pieces of writing from musicians, writers, actors and music fans. They were asked to write about a record (or a gig) that was significant to them and includes over 200 contributions
Play of the day: Commoners Choir
Play of the day is a 70 strong chorus of optimism and hope as commoners choir release untied kingdom
Hope Show 131 – the lowdown
Hope show 131 with 18 songs of diy, punk rock, folk and community
What’s this Interrobang?
Interrobang? Interrobang? All the madmen It’s funny how certain things stick with you through life and the passage of time illuminates rather than dims them. I remember my first letter from Chumbawamba. I had sent away for a 7”, which meant going to the bother of exchanging money for sterling in my post office, soaping … Continue reading What’s this Interrobang?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI_Mljg8DGg How do you follow up on the most unlikely global hit pop song ever? A song, perhaps best known for the infectious chorus, ‘I get knocked down, but I get up again’, scorched across the global pop charts some years ago. Its title was Tubthumbping and the collective responsible for it were Chumbawamba … Continue reading Interrobang‽ Interview
Rebellion 2017 Interrobang
Interrobang A plush theatre in the North West of England. A new band, an audience of punks in a room full of history. There is a sense of excitement. I certainly don't know what to expect, except that Dunstan from Chumbawamba is involved. Naturally, being creatures of habit, we look at the stage......then from behind … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 Interrobang
Fugazi, Chumbawamba, In Motion – Dublin 1992
May 11 1992 Fugazi, Chumbawamba, In Motion SFX
Hope Show 112 – the lowdown
Hope Show 112 the lowdown 1. The Specials - Racist Friend 2. The Men They Couldn't Hang - The Ghosts of cable Street 3. Chumbawamba - The Day The Nazi Died 4. New Model Army - Better Than Them 5. Steve ignorant - If this is the way things are 6. Four Letter Word - … Continue reading Hope Show 112 – the lowdown
It's been a little while in the making but Hope *2 is finally out. I asked a number of people one question, What was your favourite gig? I have to say I was pretty overwhelmed with the response and people were very willing to give up their time whenever possible..I received over 70 contributions from peers. … Continue reading Hope *2