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Matthew Wright

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Gigs ed and TV writer. Author of Seasick Steve: Ramblin' Man (June 2016, John Blake Books), the first book-length study of the true story behind the acclaimed hobo-bluesman.

Articles By Matthew Wright

Hailey Tuck, Rich Mix review - delightful but wobbly

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CD: Brad Mehldau Trio - Seymour Reads the Constitution!

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Jazz Ambassadors, BBC Four review - the cool war

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10 Questions for Courtney Pine: 'How do you express rage?'

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Irvine Welsh: Dead Men's Trousers review - Renton and Begbie make it safely to middle age

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Roundhouse - hits and misses

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Tones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism, BBC Four - brilliant appraisal

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CD: GoGo Penguin - A Humdrum Star

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Albums of the Year 2017: Daymé Arocena - Cubafonia

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Jonathan Coe: The Broken Mirror review - potent, crystalline, but rather small

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Mads Mathias, Pizza Express Jazz Club - honeyed yet precise

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10 Questions for Pianist Søren Bebe

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Prom 53 review: Buckley, Metropole Orkest - extravagantly entertaining jazz

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theartsdesk Q&A: Composer Nitin Sawhney

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CD: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Diaspora

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CD: Django Bates - Saluting Sgt. Pepper

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David Shrigley talk, Brighton Festival review - comedic stro...

As the Brighton Festival 2018 draws towards its closing weekend, its Guest Director, the...

CD: Snow Patrol - Wildness

Few bands divide opinion quite like Snow Patrol. Their fans see their slow, intense anthems as cathartic friends. Others - myself included - tend...

Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA, BBC Four revi...

“Oh say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light” was a vision of the...

The Rolling Stones, London Stadium review - only rock'n...

As the veteran combo roll around one more time, five years after they last performed in the UK, many a ticket-buyer for their No Filter tour has...

A Change is Gonna Come, Brighton Festival review - lively, w...

Watching this band in action is a treat. They gel absolutely and play off one another in a manner that’s easy and mellow, yet also sparks by...

Edie review - Sheila Hancock gets summit fever

There have been plenty of films about mountains, and they are mainly about men. The plot tends not to vary: man clambers up peak because, as...

Manchester: The Night of the Bomb, BBC Two review - devastat...

“I thought she maybe had superpowers to go that high.” Emilia Senior, 12, watched her sister Eve, 15, thrown into the air by the force of the...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

CD: Chvrches - Love Is Dead

When bands move to the US, some find themselves drawn into the commercial machine; when...