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Queen: Mercury Rising: The Queen Interview

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, 31 January 1976

AND SO IT CAME to pass that the Santa Claus single this Yuletide season was a spaghetti-melodrama of Love and Death, by that most British ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Fuck Off... We're From CHICAGO!

Interview by Nick Jones, Spiral Scratch, 9 January 1992

"ISN'T THIS where The Beatles grew up?" inquires Billy Corgan from the stage of the Underworld club in London's Camden Town. His 4-piece Chicago band ...

Ben Folds Five: It's Hip to be Square

Interview by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 8 March 1997

No guitars. Stevie Wonder cover versions. Three boys steeped in musicals. What are BEN FOLDS FIVE like? ...

Marshall Crenshaw: Still Likes Girls... and 11 Others

Interview by Laura Fissinger, Creem, October 1987

Sorry, Aretha, but maybe there is such a thing as too much respect. Since his pop-heaven debut LP in 1983, Marshall Crenshaw has been bowed ...

XTC: Andy Partridge

Interview by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, May 2007

OF ALL THE bands thrown up by the Punk insurgency of 1977 (30 years ago today, folks! Get your Sergeant Leper facemasks here!), XTC were ...

Caught With His Trousers Down: The Ira Robbins Interview

Interview by Steven Ward, rockcritics.com, May 2001

IF ANYONE OUT there has a million dollars and wants to start a music magazine, please let Ira Robbins know about it. ...

Bad Religion Try To Sell Out

Interview by Roy Trakin, Addicted To Noise, 1996

YOU COULD SAY Bad Religion have something to prove. The veteran L.A. punk band are survivors of the West Coast's second great wave, the early ...

XTC: The X-Factor: Andy Partridge

Interview by Bruce Pollock, Guitar, January 1986

"WE CALL IT BILLY Bolts or Billy Bolt Upright. I just sort of sit up and become this person Billy Bolt. You lust get into ...

Wilko Johnson — To Hell And Back Via The M1 Caff

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 3 June 1978

THE MARQUEE'S jammed up jelly tight; foot on foot, elbow in kidney, spilled drinks and apologies – or not, as the case may be – ...

Johnny Thunders: Nothing Is Forever

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 21 October 1978

Maybe you sneered at the New York Dolls; so maybe you missed a Distant Early Warning of the new wave. Johnny Thunders is back in ...

The Psychedelic Furs: Psychedelic Furs: Sugar Cubes For The New Depression

Interview by Bill Holdship, Creem, February 1982

RICHARD BUTLER, the Psychedelic Furs, chain-smoking vocalist, often sounds like an extremely angry man or record. ...

The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson: Brian Wilson, part 2

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Sounds, 7 August 1976

Pet Sounds & The California Consciousness ...

Hall & Oates: A Mutant Romance

Interview by Ian Birch, Sounds, 12 June 1976

Daryl Hall & John Oates – boy, if you think Dave Bowie had the Philly Soul enigma variations bag sown up with 'TVC 15' you're ...

Luther Vandross

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Musician, December 1982

LUTHER VANDROSS curled up in the stuffed arm chair with his Wizard-of-Oz red ruby shoes tucked under his massive bulk. When he described Dionne Warwick's ...

The Ramones Finish High School

Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, July 1979

"D-U-M-B, everyone's accusing me..." The Ramones don't wanna be pinheads no more. ...

Redd Kross: L.A. Confidential: Life In The Fast Lane With Redd Kross's Jeffrey & Steven McDonald

Interview by Joss Hutton, Bucketful of Brains, 1996

I said to a friend of mine "Hey, great! Redd Kross have got a new album coming out!"She said "The girl band?" ...

The Psychedelic Furs: Sugar Cubes For The New Depression

Interview by Bill Holdship, Creem, February 1983

RICHARD BUTLER, the Psychedelic Furs' chain-smoking vocalist, often sounds like an extremely angry man on record. Some people have compared his raspy voice to a ...

Sparks

Interview by Rob Chapman, unpublished, June 2004

SPARKS ARE IN London to play the Meltdown Festival at Morrissey's request. Outside in the stifling heat the capitol is experiencing its own 90 degree ...

Electric Light Orchestra, Jeff Lynne, Traveling Wilburys: Jeff Lynne: "I've worked with The Beatles and Dylan. I've lived every fan's dream"

Interview by Robert Sandall, Q, February 2007

ELO's founder, he has also played inside a spaceship and gripped George Harrison with his bum. ...

Steve Hillage, Gong: Steve Hillage: Hillage Rising

Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, October 1976

A former Gongster spills the karmic beans ...


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