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Luther Vandross: Vandross adds '60s Emotion to '80s Technology

Profile and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore Sun, 17 December 1982

ANY REASONABLE list of this year's best soul albums has to include Cheryl Lynn's Instant Love (Columbia), Aretha Franklin's Jump To It (Arista), and Luther ...

The Pixies: Democracy Cuban Style

Profile and Interview by Mark Kemp, Option, January 1991

"OH, DON'T print this," Black Francis says, in a gentle voice, catching himself midway through a tell-all about a one-time Spider From Mars. ...

Jeff Beck: Solo Voyager

Profile and Interview by Andrew Smith, Sunday Times, 7 February 2010

The guitarist has left many famous bandmates to pursue adventures in jazz and electro, but now rejoins with Eric Clapton. ...

Luther Vandross: What A World For The Lonely Kind: Luther Vandross

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, 28 March 1989

LUTHER VANDROSS is the pre-eminent mainstream soul performer of the 1980s. As a singer, songwriter and producer he is – with the possible exception of ...

The Stray Cats

Profile and Interview by John Mendelsohn, Creem, January 1982

LOS ANGELES – The 50's are back, thanks to a rockabilly threesome from Queens, New York, who lived through barely six months of that decade ...

The Motels: Booked Solid

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 29 April 1979

MOST LOCAL BANDS have drawn inspiration from the classic rock bands of the '60s – notably the Rolling Stones and the Who. The chief exception ...

Ben Christophers

Profile and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, November 2001

VOCALLY GYMNASTIC British tunesmith overcomes that difficult-second-album syndrome... ...

Roxy Music: All This and Eno Too… How Can They Fail?

Profile and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 18 November 1972

T.S. ELIOT, MUSING upon a takeaway Chinese meal once asked "Is true art dead?", while over at the pinball machine Little Richard picked his nose ...

Mott The Hoople: The Ballad Of Mott The Hoople

Profile and Interview by Ben Edmonds, Creem, November 1973

MOTT THE HOOPLE. Good old Mott. "Oh yea, aren't they the band that..." Almost everybody, it seems, has their own "oh yea" for Mott the ...

Brian Eno: Mind Over Music

Profile and Interview by Michael Gross, Chic, July 1979

DURING THE YEAR prior to his first solo concert tour in 1975, Brian Eno's image alone sustained public interest in his career. ...

Jonathan King...

Profile and Interview by Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, July 1973

...with Hedgehoppers Anonymous, Simon Turner, 10cc, Ricky Wilde and the UK Gang ...

Iggy Pop

Profile and Interview by Robin Katz, International Musician And Recording World, August 1981

'IT SEEMS MY reputation's met you before me' sang the Milky kid Bobby Vee back in the '60s. In a sense it sums up Iggy ...

Burton Cummings, The Guess Who: Burton Cummings, Legitimate

Profile and Interview by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, December 1976

VANCOUVER – For perhaps the fifth time in 20 minutes, the phone in Burton Cummings' Vancouver hotel suite rings, cutting the artist off in mid-answer. ...

Alabama Shakes: Shakin' All Over: Alabama Shakes

Profile and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, Summer 2012

They've already created more buzz than a swarm of angry bees and, good news, they're returning to the UK later this year. Brittany Howard of ...

Bebel Gilberto: Joao And Bebel Gilberto

Profile and Interview by James Maycock, Times, The, June 2004

IT WAS IN THE summer of ‘64, 40 years ago this month, that Joao Gilberto’s ‘A Girl From Ipanema’ was released. A huge global ...

Iggy Pop: From Russia with Love: Bowie's Iggy

Profile and Interview by Stephen Demorest, Phonograph Record, April 1977

"You got a personality crisis,You got it while it was hot But now frustration and heartache is what you got... Personality, when your mind starts to ...

Franz Ferdinand: Reigning rock star geeks

Profile and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Inside Entertainment, December 2005

IT LOOKS LIKE Andy Warhol's fabled Factory in New York. Walls, windows, doors and furniture are all encased in tin foil. Silver balloons add a ...

Lorde talks second albums and night-time energy on the eve of Australian tour

Profile and Interview by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 16 June 2017

I'M TOLD I CAN call her Ella: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor is quite a mouthful. The single-syllable name by which she is better known, though, ...

John Cale, Velvet Underground, The: John Cale: Welsh Underground

Profile and Interview by Geoffrey Cannon, Guardian, The, 12 April 1971

Author's note, 2018. The Velvet Underground and Nico and to a lesser extent White Light/White Heat are the albums that above all others up to ...

The Nazz, Todd Rundgren: The Inauguration of Todd Rundgren

Profile and Interview by Ron Ross, Phonograph Record, March 1973

NOO YAWK, NU YORK — Beneath the red fluorescence of Max's Kansas City, where the boys wear lipstick and the girls have nails, Alice Cooper, ...


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