Bill Ryder-Jones

Parr Street Studios: why losing Liverpool’s iconic studios will be a tragic blow for the city’s musical heritage

NME speaks to key artists about the importance of Liverpool's Parr Street Studios, including Blossoms, The Coral, Bill Ryder Jones, The Mysterines and the city's wider scene

“If I wrote songs thinking about how they’ll be received, I’d be The 1975”: Bill Ryder-Jones on his accidental new album

“There’s something on your mind…” So sings Bill Ryder-Jones on last year’s stellar album ‘Yawn’, a collection of melancholy, Smashing Pumpkins-inspired grunge ballads threaded...

These musicians have made themselves look really old using FaceApp

Opening up Instagram this week, you could be forgiven for getting a bit of a fright. A sizeable chunk of the internet appears to...

Bill Ryder-Jones take charge of five-a-side football team in ‘Wild Roses’ video – watch

Track is taken from former Coral member's latest album 'West Kirby County Primary'

Bill Ryder-Jones – ‘West Kirby County Primary’

It’s almost 20 years since Bill Ryder-Jones joined The Coral, back when John Major was still in Downing Street, Britpop was at its apogee...

Bill Ryder-Jones shares video for new track ‘Satellites’ – watch

Track will feature on the ex-Coral guitarist's forthcoming LP 'West Kirby County Primary'

Bill Ryder-Jones announces December UK tour

The former member of The Coral will release a new solo album in 2015

Bill Ryder-Jones – ‘A Bad Wind Blows Through My Heart’

Who’d be a singer-songwriter? Why, only every bruised little snowflake capable of writing a song and singing it in a tremble-tongued croak, for whom...

Album review: Bill Ryder-Jones – ‘If…’

Alex T, Noel G and Graham C are among those who have gusted praise towards former The Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones, who’s been hailed...