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Richard North is a pseudonym for Richard Cabut

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The 25th of May: Praise The Barricades

Report and Interview by Richard North, Siren, May 1992

"IN A WAY it's beyond words. I've got so much respect for the way he lifted himself above the surroundings, that he was brought up ...

Billy Childish (2003)

Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, November 2003

The East Kent artict/musician talks at length about being an outsider, his political and philosophical views, and Tracey Emin's "shitty old disco tent from Millets".

File format: mp3; file size: 45.1mb, interview length: 1h 43' 03" sound quality: **

The Fuzztones: Police To Meet You

Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, August 1985

THE FUZZTONES are the type of band who inspire thoughts like, 'Rootless beat, ruthless rhythms, voxed-up twang at maximum volume, magnified beyond belief. Bourbon, drugs, ...

Genesis P-Orridge (1988)

Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, Fall 1988

Mr P-Orridge talks at length about psychedelics, acid house, sexuality, ritual, Tantra, and about Psychic TV, Throbbing Gristle and Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth.

File format: mp3; file size: 125.7mb, interview length: 2h 17' 19" sound quality: ***

Psychic TV: TV Times

Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, December 1988

Psychic TV have flirted with religious and anti – religious imagery through their growth time, they set up the Temple Of Psychick Youth and, more ...

Public Image Ltd: D'Ya Ken John PiL

Interview by Richard North, Siren, March 1992

John Lydon refuses to go away, even though it seems the decent thing to do. Somehow he remains a thorn in the side, an anti-hero ...

Sex Gang Children, Southern Death Cult: Positive Punk: Blood And Roses

Overview by Richard North, NME, February 1983

PART ONE "Don't dream it, be it." — Rocky Horror Show ...

Sonic Youth (1989)

Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, March 1989

A positively psychedelic interview which ranges from Karen Carpenter to the interview process itself, via strap-ons, James Joyce and acid house. When not giving interviewer North a really hard time, Thurston Moore treats us to his finest Johnny Thunders impersonation.

File format: mp3; file size: 57.2mb, interview length: 1h 02' 29" sound quality: **½

The Stranglers: The Menin Straits

Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, November 1984

A BAND who, in 1977, I jumped up onstage with at the Queensway Hall Dunstable/I was drunk/I sobered up very quickly/ ...

Johnny Thunders: An American In Sweden

Report and Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, April 1989

SO, WHY did I wait around half a day for a three-minute interview with Johnny Thunders? ...

Moe Tucker, Velvet Underground: Moe Tucker: Tucker's Luck

Interview by Richard North, Siren, February 1992

"Like Virginia Woolf, I am aware of the women who are not with us here because they are washing the dishes and looking after the ...

Velvet Underground's Mo Tucker (1991)

Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1991

Ms Tucker talks about the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol and the Factory scene, and about her life post-Velvets and becoming a solo artist.

File format: mp3; file size: 43mb, interview length: 46' 58" sound quality: ***

Roger Waters: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Richard North, NME, December 1987

WELCOME TO the latest in Roger's line of grand political concepts, Radio KAOS. An ever proliferating network of seductive allusions, provocative hints, suggestive cross-references. ...

Jah Wobble

Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, November 1985

STATELY, PLUMP Jah Wobble came from the stairhead, bearing a bottle of lemonade from which the label was peeling. A blue jean jacket, ungirdled, was ...

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Jon Savage: Cool and the Crazy

Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, November 1988

Richard North tackles post-punk pessimist, writer, dreamer and rebel without a cause – Jon Savage ...

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