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In The Land of The Riding Sons: Ride: Boardwalk, Manchester

Review and Interview by Len Brown, New Musical Express, March 1990

"TALLULAH GOSH and some bloke from Supertramp" — this is the grim musical history of Oxford according to Ride. ...

Ride: The Daydream Stampede

Interview by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, March 1990

Three months ago, no one had heard of Ride, yet now they're fast becoming the most sought-after band in Britain, providing positive proof that music ...

Ride: Nowhere (Creation)

Review by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, October 1990

BEFORE WE start, one thing: 'Dreams Burn Down', eh? What a stormer! Breathtaking, sickening, walls collapsing all around you and oh look the gazelles are ...

Ride: Graduating With Honours

Interview by Cathi Unsworth, Sounds, December 1990

At the beginning of the year, RIDE were almost unheard of but a series of brilliant records and an old fashioned slog around the country has ...

Forever Now: Ride/Slowdive: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, March 1991

RIDE, perhaps, are just too much. Too soon, too quick, too assured, too contemporary, too praised, too openly derivative to even be insulted by being ...

Ride: Riding The Crest Of A Wave

Interview by Cathi Unsworth, Sounds, March 1991

After a year as top indie kids, RIDE have crossed into the mainstream and are now steaming into the Top 20 and selling-out all their gigs. ...

Ride: Sex And The Singles Band

Interview by Stuart Maconie, New Musical Express, February 1992

They are the model '90s pop group; sensitive young men with floppy hair and languid tunes, displaying cherubic belligerence laced with existential angst. But surely ...

We Can Be Zeroes: Ride: Going Blank Again (Creation)

Review by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, February 1992

AND YOU THOUGHT Nowhere was one of the worst album titles of all time! You almost have to hand it to them for having the ...

Blank Re-Generation: Ride: Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, March 1992

YOU KNOW the future has arrived early when Ride make mincemeat of the whole sorry teen-pop equation. ...


Interview by Paul Lester, Rock CD, November 1992

BOYS AND GIRLS. Musos and teenies. Schoolkids and scholars. Indie-bods and bank clerks. At the start of 1992, Ride attracted them all.  ...

Eight-legged Snooze Machine: Ride: Tarantula (Creation)

Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, March 1996

Who will mourn RIDE, now gone the way of all flesh? Not NEIL 'Bites Yer Legs' KULKARNI, that's for sure ...

Ride: A Guide

Guide by Ira Robbins,, 2007

INSPIRED BY THE Manchester rave scene, Oxford-to-London art-school quartet Ride – Mark Gardener (vocals/rhythm guitar), Andy Bell (vocals/lead guitar), Steve Queralt (bass) and Laurence 'Loz' ...

Diamond Gazers: Shoegaze

Retrospective and Interview by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, July 2007

AT THE START of summer 2007 a supple, shimmery thread started darning itself through a long line of euphoric-sounding albums. From Maps to Blonde Redhead, ...

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