20 Mothers Turns 20

Julian Cope 20 Mothers

Julian Cope’s 20 Mothers was originally released Halloween 1995. 20 years later it sounds sprightly yet poignant: a number of dark prophecies contained within the songs are only now being realised, yet a number of hopeful predictions didn’t quite come to pass.

Ezra Furman: Free Radical

Ezra Furman’s about to embark on the first UK leg of a European tour, we met up with the indie blues energy ball at the Lancaster Library last year – and kept him in a room long enough to ask about his life as a 21st Century troubadour.