LIVE: Ezra Furman and the Boy-Friends, The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 25.08.2016
English / Francesca Nottola / Live / Photography / Reviews

LIVE: Ezra Furman and the Boy-Friends, The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 25.08.2016

By Francesca Nottola Ezra Furman’s life has changed quite a bit since The Guardian’s Michael Hann decided in 2013 to let the world know that Ezra’s second solo album Day Of The Dog deserved 5 stars out of 5 and in 2015 he defined him ‘the most compelling act you can see right now’ . … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Neil Calcutt, author of ‘Reader Meet Author’, a.k.a. the other Smiths DJ
Books / English / Francesca Nottola / Interviews

INTERVIEW: Neil Calcutt, author of ‘Reader Meet Author’, a.k.a. the other Smiths DJ

By Francesca Nottola Who is Neil Calcutt and why am I interviewing him? Neil is mostly known in Manchester – so far – as the deputy Smiths DJ at the legendary Smiths and Morrissey Disco held every first Friday of the month at the alternative dandy/punk/metal venue Star & Garter. The other DJ, Dave, has been … Continue reading

Editorials / English / Francesca Nottola

EDITORIAL: Mental health is everyone’s concern

©2015 Francesca Nottola September is Suicide Awareness Month and 10th September 2015 was World Suicide Prevention Day. The World Health Organisation statistics about suicide rates in the world show that suicide, despite affecting mostly low and middle-income countries (75% of global suicides in 2012), is a global phenomenon and it ‘accounted for 1.4% of all deaths … Continue reading