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Dazed & Confused

Dazed & Confused, now Dazed, is a monthly British style magazine founded in 1992.

24 articles

Nirvana: Sub Pop: See Label For Details — An Interview with Bruce Pavitt

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Dazed & Confused, 1994

In 1979, when he was a college student, Bruce Pavitt started a fanzine called Subterranean Pop. Although the hipsters around him were pushing UK imports, ...

Manic Street Preachers: A Design For The Future: Manic Street Preachers

Interview by Jon Savage, Dazed & Confused, 1996

What follows is a transcript of an interview Jon Savage did with Nicky Wire in February 1996, during which Nicky agreed to talk frankly and ...

Beck: “I’m trying to get to this place where you can stand outside the parameters of what’s possible.”

Profile and Interview by Paul Moody, Dazed & Confused, 1996

BECK’S OFFBEAT HUMOUR and devil-may-care demeanour usually leaves journalists baffled, and interviews that reveal very little. But this time Beck is unafraid to drop his ...

Iggy Pop, The Stooges: Iggy & The Stooges: Raw Power

Retrospective by Jon Savage, Dazed & Confused, 1997

ONE HUGE problem with 1997 is not that rock groups are everywhere but that they are almost without exception over-promoted, overindulged and half-baked. ...

Barry White: Yeah Baby

Interview by Edward Helmore, Dazed & Confused, November 1999

It's thirty years since South Central LA's leading guru of luuuve established himself as BARRY WHITE, Virgo, Capricorn rising, a big man with Jeri-Gel flattened ...

Ween

Profile and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, 2000

DEAN AND GENE Ween look disconsolate. Last night, they played a rollicking three-hour set to a 200-strong baying crowd in their hometown of New Hope, ...

Marilyn Manson

Profile and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, September 2000

ANTICHRIST. MESSIAH. Celebrity. Pariah. Marilyn Manson, the celebrity death cult leader everyone loves to hate, is a dark star whether the religious right like it ...

Bill Laswell

Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, Winter 2000

MAVERICK PRODUCER and bassist Bill Laswell is on a mission to collapse musical boundaries by any means necessary. With a resolutely pioneering spirit, a typical ...

Serge Gainsbourg: Intoxicated Man: The Life and Times of Serge Gainsbourg

Retrospective by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, March 2001

AN ARTISTIC DEMAGOGUE flaunting a reputation that was an unholy cross between Warhol, Dylan and the Marquis De Sade, Serge Gainsbourg performed a decadent waltz ...

Minor Threat: Straight Edge

Report by Angus Batey, Dazed & Confused, March 2001

"I'm a person just like youBut I've got better things to doThan sit around and fuck my headHang out with the living deadSnort white shit ...

John Frusciante: The Return of John Frusciante

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, April 2001

MOST ROCK STARS have "lost weekends". John Frusciante had "lost years", specifically the period between 1992 and 1997. At the height of the Red Chilli ...

Saul Williams

Interview by Angus Batey, Dazed & Confused, August 2001

SAUL WILLIAMS runs his hand through his dreadlocked mane and grins. Fighting off a heavy cold a few hours before his first UK headline show, ...

Bootsy Collins, OutKast: Funk: Bootsy Collins and OutKast

Interview by Angus Batey, Dazed & Confused, December 2001

What is funk anyway? A type of music? A sound? An attitude, a style, a feeling? ...

Suicide, Alan Vega: Alan Vega

Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, July 2002

IT'S TAKEN 30 years for Alan Vega to make the transition from surly street punk and art world agitator to New York institution. Better known ...

Arthur Lee: The Singing Cowboy

Retrospective and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, August 2002

ARTHUR LEE IS rock's almost-ran, never-was but could have been. A musical chameleon whose mythical personas have imprinted themselves on music history. He was the ...

The Germs: St. Anger: Darby Crash

Retrospective by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, November 2002

HE WAS Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious rolled into one. A befuddled punk prophet with a brilliant mind whose rise was as shocking as his ...

Rick Rubin: Metal Guru

Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, April 2003

The influence of the crush grooves produced by Def Jam and American Recordings founder, Rick Rubin, are stronger than ever. ...

Wild Man Fischer, Gold Chains, Bob Log III, Moondog, Tiny Tim: I Am The Band: Bob Log III and the One-Man-Band

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, June 2003

Let me introduce the band to you. On the cymbal… left foot. Over here on the bass drum, we've got right foot. Shut up! My left hand does ...

Brujeria: This Is Jarcor: Brujeria

Profile and Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, July 2003

Mexican Death metal band Brujeria are the white man's nightmare. Striking mortal fear into the populace both north and south of the border for over ...

Nick Cave, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Old Saint Nick: Nick Cave

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Dazed & Confused, October 2004

ON ABATTOIR BLUES, the cheerily-titled first half of the new double album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, there is a song called ‘There ...

Franz Ferdinand: Whatever You Want Us To Be

Report and Interview by Daryl Easlea, Dazed & Confused, 31 November 2005

With their second album, Franz Ferdinand, the post-millennial fab four, look certain to become one of the biggest bands on the planet. Where better to ...

Facing Off: Blackface, Minstrels and Hip Hop

Comment by Miles Marshall Lewis, Dazed & Confused, September 2007

In the year that Russell Simmons, Kurtis Blow and Eric B called for a clean-up of attitudes and language in hip hop, Miles Marshall Lewis, ...

Sunn O)))

Interview by Luke Turner, Dazed & Confused, February 2008

"WE FOUND them in the woods," laughs Stephen O'Malley, refusing to divulge where Sunn O))) wove the monastic robes that, along with cranium-crushing waves of ...

Diamanda Galás: Devil Woman

Interview by Luke Turner, Dazed & Confused, March 2008

Diamanda Galás has been shouting down society's hypocritical moralists for over 30 years. Here, she explains how HIV/Aids, Catholicism and injustice inspired a lifelong crusade ...

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