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Duran Duran: Looking Back to Planet Earth and Beyond: Five Decades of Duran Duran

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, December 2012

Please, please tell me now! As John Taylor publishes his autobiography, In The Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran, Wyndham Wallace accompanies him through ...


Interview by Jason Gross, Perfect Sound Forever, December 2016

Sue Gogan Interview Part 1 (we hope) ...

Skids, The: Out of the Valley: The Skids Now

Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 1 September 1979

THIS WAS a feature that caused me innumerable problems. Not because I didn't know what to say, but because I had too much to say. ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Frankie Says Come Again

Retrospective by Max Bell, Uncut, July 2004

The T-shirts. The gay sex imagery. That BBC ban for 'Relax'. Nine weeks at No. 1 with 'Two Tribes'. For one amazing year — 1984 ...

Elliott Smith: Interview Transcript

Interview by Neil Mason, unpublished, June 1998

I'D BEEN TO SEE Elliott Smith's first UK show a week earlier, can't recall where, but it was clearly enough to get me back a ...

Smashing Pumpkins: The Smashing Pumpkins: From Genesis to Revelation

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Select, July 1998

The Smashing Pumpkins have built themselves a truly biblical myth. Now, Select offers them the chance to rip it up. Result? A 15-point fandango starring ...

Black Grape, Happy Mondays: Black Grape: Forget It All For An Instant

Interview by Lisa Verrico, Vox, July 1995

After all the pills, thrills and bellyaches, Shaun Ryder felt peckish — so he nipped off to Kentucky Fried Chicken. It took him three years ...

Grace Jones: Inside Grace Jones

Interview by Gene Santoro, Pulse!, February 1987

A Story About Film, Fashion and Fresh New Sounds. ...

Suede: "Nothing Can Stop Us Now"

Interview by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 24 September 1994

When Bernard Butler left SUEDE, many assumed it was all over. Far from it. On the eve of the release of the long-awaited Dog Man ...

Human League, The: The Things That Dreams Are Made Of

Retrospective and Interview by Neil Mason, electronic, July 2012

Studios with leaking roofs, trips to new romantic clubs in a little Hillman Imp, and a heavy metal single recorded between sessions. They're all part ...

Ian Hunter, Bob Dylan, Mick Ronson, Mott The Hoople: An Interview with Ian Hunter

Interview by Larry Jaffee, On the Tracks, December 2003

LJ: IN YOUR BOOK Reflections of a Rock Star, it mentions your life-long ambition was to meet Dylan was set back again. You said you'd ...

Who, The: Richard Weight: Mod – A Very British Style (Bodley Head)

Book Review by Ian Penman, London Review of Books, 29 August 2013

IN A LOVELY 1963 piece on Miles Davis, Kenneth Tynan quoted Cocteau to illuminate the art of his "discreet, elliptical" subject: Davis was one of ...

The The: Lip Tripping

Profile and Interview by Jon Wilde, Volume, April 1993

IT'S HARDLY A surprise to learn that Matt Johnson, that most untypical of pop star types, experienced a less than typical upbringing. ...

Jeffrey Osborne, Pointer Sisters, The, Captain Beefheart, Tiny Tim, Harry Nilsson, Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, Ringo Starr: Reel American: Richard Perry

Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, November 1985

Doctor of Applied Song Medicine, Studio Psychology, R&B Analysis and Chart Metallurgy... ...

Bill Fay: Tomorrow Never Knows

Retrospective and Interview by Rob Young, Wire, The, March 2005


Cure, The: Robert Smith: A Suitable Case for Treatment

Interview by Fiona Russell Powell, Face, The, October 1985

"We can't make it. We are ready to die when we are born. We are the patsies. And I hate the intellectual freak who realises ...

Lester Bangs, Big Star: The Great Lig in the Sky: The Legendary Rock Writers Convention of May 1973

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, June 2006

ON MEMORIAL DAY weekend in May 1973, over a hundred of the leading rock writers of the day flew into Memphis, Tennessee, for 72 hours ...

Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin: Jimmy Page

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

THERE ARE CERTAIN guitar players without whom this book could not claim to approach completeness, and, of course, one of our criteria for inclusion was ...

Queen: Brian May

Book Excerpt by John Tobler, Stuart Grundy, The Guitar Greats (BBC Books), 1983

AT THE START of the 1980s, the rock band which was generally accepted, if not as the most popular group in the world, then as ...

The Jam, Paul Weller, The Style Council: Paul Weller: Last Man Standing

Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, December 1998

"YOU SHOULD WRITE THAT LETTER," Paul Weller' is telling his press agents, Pippa Hall and Jane Wilkes of Monkey Business PR, referring to a particularly ...

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