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Kevin Ayers, Robert Wyatt: Kevin Ayers and Robert Wyatt

Retrospective and Interview by Simon Reynolds, The Guardian, 24 October 2007

"I COULD HARDLY recognise him at first," says Kevin Ayers. "But there, under that great beard, was Robert and he hadn't changed a bit." The ...

Echobelly, Elastica, Gene, Oasis, Shed Seven: Oasis/Shed Seven/Elastica/Echobelly/Gene: EC Raiders

Report and Interview by Ted Kessler, NME, 19 November 1994

Sacre bleurgh! Parisian hoteliers flee through the boulevards as la creme de Brit indie culture — i.e., OASIS, SHED SEVEN, ELASTICA, ECHOBELLY and GENE — ...

Sleeper: PJ and Bunkum

Interview by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 4 February 1995

The meteoric rise of SLEEPER is matched only by the meteoric speed of singer LOUISE WENER's gob. Anti-feminism, anti-PC, anti-voting but pro shagging, drinking and ...

Proclaimers, The: The Proclaimers: Devolution Will Not Be Televised

Interview by Robin Gibson, Sounds, 3 September 1988

What are THE PROCLAIMERS — Proddie libs, camp Stalinists or just a pair of swotty geeks? ROBIN GIBSON finds that ugly is only skin deep, and if ...

Mods: The Resurrection Of Chad

Report by Lesley White, The Face, June 1984

For two days the town slept uneasily, anticipating events prophesied by dark whispers in the roadside inns. As the pilgrims gathered by their tents, huddled ...

Asia Major or Asia Minor?

Report and Interview by Dave DiMartino, Creem, August 1982

Just A Coupla White Guys Sittin' Around, Makin' Money, etc. ...

Haircut 100: Favourite Cuts and Pelican Shirts

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 20 March 1982

HAIRCUT ONE HUNDRED suffer white line fever. Paulo Hewitt pops the questions. ...

George Michael: Mein Whampf!

Interview by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 28 June 1986

"ALTHOUGH I AM honest, I will deal with an interview with the confidence of GEORGE MICHAEL, POP STAR. And the way I deal with people ...

Blur, David Bowie, Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine, Clash, The, Gallon Drunk, Jam, The, Kinks, The, Madness, Pet Shop Boys, Pogues, The, Rolling Stones, The, Sex Pistols, The, Small Faces, The, Suede, The The, Who, The: London: Ditty Old Town

Overview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 22 May 1993

From The Kinks to Carter, Bowie to Blur, the Small Faces to Suede, British pop groups have eulogised, mythologised, criticised, glamorised, immortalised, romanticised and agonised ...

U2, Virgin Prunes, The, Blades, The, Atrix, The, DC Nien: U2 et al: Coming up for Eire

Report by Dave McCullough, Sounds, 15 September 1979

DAVE McCULLOUGH GOES STRICTLY DUBLIN-WISE AND UNEARTHS A BUNCH OF EXCITING NEW SOUTHERN IRISH ACTS ...

Clash, The, Tymon Dogg: Clash At The Crossroads

Interview by Richard Grabel, New York Rocker, July 1980

OUTSIDE ON Eighth Street, among the pizza parlors and shoe stores, it's early evening. Inside Electric Lady studios, the house that Jimi built, it could ...

Joe Strummer

Retrospective by Stephen Dalton, Classic Rock, October 2012

"When big money moves in, big money doesn't fuck around…" ...

U2: Another Time: The inside story of U2's very first record

Retrospective and Interview by Chas de Whalley, Record Collector, 1 September 2004

I FIRST MET U2's manager Paul McGuiness sometime in February 1979. He was on a trip to London doing the rounds of the record companies ...

Jimmy Page, Genesis P-Orridge, Throbbing Gristle: Mister Crowley

Retrospective by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 17 July 1982

Who the Hell is ALEISTER CROWLEY and why do pop people keep saying weird things about him? asks Sandy Robertson. ...

Kaiser Chiefs, David Arnold: Kaiser Chiefs: This is the Modern Way

Interview by Tim Cooper, The Independent, 26 October 2007

What happens when indie-rockers get together with a Grammy-winning composer? Kaiser Chiefs and David Arnold chat before their Electric Prom tonight. ...

Blur: Have a Go if You're Hard Enough

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, December 1994

London lads on the pull or just taking the piss? Blur are this year's Brit pop sensations, defining a bold New Englishness out of smart ...

Special AKA, The: When Pop Went Political: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Tribute Concert

Retrospective and Interview by David Burke, Classic Pop, June 2018

IT WAS A party staged to express solidarity with the world's most famous political prisoner, while concurrently expressing vehement opposition to an overtly racist system ...

Streets, The: Dead Cert: The Streets

Interview by Ben Thompson, The Observer, 25 April 2004

'I LOVE THE NAME "The Streets",' muses 24 year-old Mike Skinner - at once the mercurial creative-director, canny CEO and flaky spokesmodel of that thriving ...

Beat, The: The Beat: Off The Beaten Track

Interview by Dave McCullough, Sounds, 7 June 1980

Dave McCullough suddenly discovers unexpected subtleties, lurking within 'the tatty tinkle of rude boy muzak'. And not because he's just found out that the Beat ...

Faces, The: The Faces

Interview by Alan Light, Relix, July 2012

"WITH THE FACES, you never know what's going to happen." It's a theme that comes up again and again in conversation with Ronnie Wood and ...


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