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Bethan Cole

Bethan Cole

Bethan Cole, b.1971, has written about music, fashion, beauty and the arts for the NME, The Big Issue, i-D, Vogue and The Sunday Times.

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Daft Punk: What's Up? Daft Punk

Profile and Interview by Bethan Cole, i-D, December 1995

TWO THINGS you should know about Daft Punk. Firstly, they're not in the slightest bit stupid. Secondly, ostensibly, they've got nothing to do with 1977. ...

DJ Shadow

Profile and Interview by Bethan Cole, i-D, October 1996

What happens when you remove all the boundaries? DJ Shadow's debut album, Entroducing, is a record without frontiers. ...

Foxy Brown, Lil' Kim: Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown: Nasty Girls

Essay by Bethan Cole, i-D, September 1997

Sisters with voices? Or Ladies with an attitude? Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown are just as nasty as they wanna be ...

Charlotte Gainsbourg: Eternal Ingénue: Charlotte Gainsbourg on Her Latest Stylish Role

Interview by Bethan Cole, Independent, The, July 2011

The daughter of Anglo-French musical royalty, Charlotte Gainsbourg was destined to be a performer — and now she's in the hottest arthouse film of the ...

Leftfield: Quiet Storm

Interview by Bethan Cole, i-D, May 1996

Leftfield are dance provocateurs who turned from the quick thrill of the clubland twelve-inch to take their place in the ranks of the unit-shifting, award-winning, ...

Tuff Jam: Jam On It

Interview by Bethan Cole, Muzik, November 1997

Things are on the up for Tuff Jam. They've got a peak time radio show, records in the charts and followers all over clubland. They ...

List of genre pieces

Dance Culture: One Nation Under A Groove

Essay by Bethan Cole, Muzik, March 1998

Ten years ago, a few hundred people were raving all night to the sounds of acid house. A year later there were a few thousand ...

Speed Garage: Sound Of The Future

Report and Interview by Bethan Cole, Muzik, September 1997

It's harden faster, sharper and more bass-heavy than ever before, it has MCs, rewinds, ragga vocals and time-stretching. Its energy and hedonism is hard to ...

Temazepam: Monging Out

Report by Bethan Cole, Mixmag, July 1995

Jellies used to be heavy shit, for addicts and desperados. Then serious clubland hedonists started taking them to come down. Now, in the search for ...

Trainspotters: Sad All Over

Report by Bethan Cole, Mixmag, December 1995

Trainspotting, eh? We all do it, to one extent or another. But there are people who go that little bit further. People who take it to extremes. Who let collecting, buying ...

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