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Robert Wyatt: The Quiet Dream of Robert Wyatt

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 16 January 1998

A radical thinker composes for the imaginative mind ...

Blur: Parklife

Review by Stuart Maconie, Q, June 1994

TO USE the vernacular of our friends in the American therapy industry, today's music business is not "a nurturing environment". One might use the expression ...

Stone Roses, The: The Stone Roses' reunion: What's the worst that can happen?

Comment by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 22 October 2011

The Stone Roses are the latest in a long line of bands to get back together. Shameless profiteering? Or the chance to heal old rifts ...

Carleen Anderson: Funky Diva

Profile and Interview by Kodwo Eshun, i-D, November 1993

Carleen Anderson was a member of James Brown's band. Then she sang with the Young Disciples. This month she releases her passionate solo debut — ...

Northern Uproar: "The Teenage Oasis"

Interview by John Robb, Melody Maker, 14 October 1995

NORTHERN UPROAR are the latest rock 'n' roll delinquents from Manchester. JOHN ROBB — who produced the B-side to their debut single! — hails the ...

Bernard Butler: He Won't be Suede

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 10 September 1999

Since leaving Suede in 1994, Bernard Butler has taken the battering of his life just for being "different and eccentric". But the strong and silent ...

Sniffin' Glue: A fanzine that epitomized punk

Retrospective and Interview by Peter Silverton, The Independent, 10 May 2016

It's UK punk's 40th anniversary year – sort of – and among the work being celebrated is Sniffin' Glue, the photocopied publication that embodied the ...

Kirsty MacColl

Profile and Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, Spring 2000

One of our finest singers is also one of our finest writers, and has been for all of 21 years. Caitlin Moran meets the never ...

Primal Scream: Vanishing Point (Creation CRECD178)

Review by Tom Doyle, Q, August 1997

Dark — Primal Scream: the morning after the all-nighter before ...

Belle And Sebastian, Alice Cooper, Grateful Dead, Jam, The: Slaves to the rhythm: What the non-frontmen have to say

Book Review by James Medd, New Statesman, 18 June 2015

That's Entertainment: My Life in the Jam Rick Buckler Omnibus Press, 384pp, £14.95 Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams and Drugs with the Grateful Dead Bill ...

Radiohead, Suede: The British Aren't Coming

Report by David Sinclair, Rolling Stone, 9 March 1995

IS THE NEWEST WAVE FROM THE U.K. A WASHOUT? ...

Gil Evans: Birth Of The Cool At 72

Interview by Brian Case, Melody Maker, 20 October 1984

The film version of Colin MacInnes' classic Fifties novel, Absolute Beginners, has attracted a wealth of talent including Elvis Costello, Mick Jagger and American jazz ...

Ian McLagan, 1945-2014

Obituary by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 4 December 2014

MUSIC HISTORY has a special niche reserved for Ian McLagan, who has died aged 69 after suffering a stroke. ...

Michael Jackson: Look Who's Wearing Stalin's Shoes

Report by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 7 September 1996

He's Bad, he's Dangerous, he's History... Wacko Jacko is invading Eastern Europe and showing what capitalism can do when it comes to the cult of ...

Everything But the Girl: Shining Bright

Profile by Barney Hoskyns, unpublished, 1988

ONE OF THE few good things about the British pop scene in 1988 is that the subtle and reflective music of boy-girl duo Everything But ...

Midlake get set to take Glastonbury

Interview by Pete Paphides, The Times, 18 June 2010

MIDLAKE'S TIM SMITH is hunched over the small sink beside his Bristol dressing room. Possibly because an overnight trip from Belgium has left him bereft ...

Oasis' Remastered Masterpiece: What's the Story?

Retrospective by Wayne Robins, Copper, 30 November 2020

THERE IS A Saturday Night Live sketch from 1996 in which then Prime Minister John Major (Mike Myers) partakes in the traditional 15 minutes of ...

Saint Etienne: Lives Of The Saints (And Their Kids)

Interview by Pete Paphides, The Times, 3 June 2005

Saint Etienne have produced a concept album and a set of children's songs. But they aren't Yes ...

Nips, The (aka The Nipple Erectors): The Nips: Death To Art Rock!

Interview by Dave McCullough, Sounds, 19 May 1979

DAVE McCULLOUGH GETS HIP TO THE NIPS ...

Specials, The, Jam, The, Ian Dury, Terry Farley, Gregory Isaacs, Natalie Cole: Top 10 interviews

Memoir by Paul Wellings, Louder Than War, June 2021

10. Terry Farley, Superstar House DJ Terry was my Editor at Boys Own fanzine. He was a country bumpkin from Royal Berkshire but he had ...


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