Authors Posts by Matthew Shribman

Matthew Shribman


Review: The Miners’ Hymns

Jóhann Jóhannsson delivers an avant-garde concept album inspired by the miners of North East England

Sound Distortion

Matthew Shribman deplores the commercialisation of our modern day radio music

The hype being heaped on Imogen Heap

Matthew Shribman talks to singer, songwriter, composer, conductor, filmmaker and earth-lover Imogen Heap

Review: Ellie Goulding at the O2 Academy

The refreshingly quirky vocalist doesn't disappoint, says Matthew Shribman

Interview: Ellie Goulding

"I sometimes worry that I'm lacking stimulation"

Seasick Steve – Man From Another Time

Another batch of raw, authentic songs from the travelling bluesman


Police looking into Nazi salutes at Bannon protests

An Oxford student filmed the men who were part of a counter-protest

Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle