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Needle Time: John Illsley


Bassist John Illsley was instrumental in the huge success of 80s arena-fillers Dire Straits and he reveals how driven he was, but how band life took its toll.

Needle Time: Sam Brown


Join acclaimed and sought-after singer Sam Brown as she charts her fascinating musical history - from tours with some of the greats to traumatically losing her singing voice.

Needle Time: Amanda Palmer


A trip into the musical adventures of the Bostonian who describes everything from busking to being a barista, before her work with underground cabaret duo The Dresden Dolls and as a solo artist.