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Gary Numan, Little Boots: When Gary Numan met Little Boots

Report and Interview by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, 3 December 2009

He arrived in 1979, bringing synthpop to the masses. She is part of the bold new wave reinventing the genre for the 21st century. So ...

Echo & The Bunnymen: Echo and the Bunnymen: Warren Peace

Report and Interview by Mat Snow, NME, 4 August 1984


Gary Numan: Do Sheep Dream Of Electric Androids? The Gary Numan Enigma

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 6 October 1979

DATA: Gary Numan found his stage name in the Yellow Pages. The original Numan is a vendor of domestic appliances. In German ...

Marc Bolan

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 30 November 1974

A MYSTERIOIUS lack of bubble seems to be affecting Master Marc Bolan's latest offering, the Zip Gun Boogie, as it is known to those who ...

The Flamin' Groovies: The Return of the Flamin' Groovies

Report and Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, September 1978

IT ALL BEGAN on a slow summer afternoon with a frantic phone call from Miriam Linna. The Flamin' Groovies (or someone speaking for them, perhaps ...

Alec Empire strikes back

Report and Interview by Angus Batey, Guardian, The, 28 March 2008

"I FIGHT BACK!" a grinning Alec Empire blurts, explaining why his iPod contains only three albums (by John Coltrane and Stockhausen) but has been filled ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Holly Johnson: Frankie goes to Litigation

Report and Interview by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, 18 January 1988

Holly of Frankie Goes To Hollywood takes his label to court today. Adam Sweeting reports ...

Hunter-Ronson, Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson: Hunter-Ronson: Good News From Nowhere

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 7 April 1979

Nowhere being the most expensive studio in New York, scene of the Hunter-Ronson comeback with a startling new album. HARRY DOHERTY investigated the Geminian partnership ...

The Christians: Rock On Commie: The Christians In East Berlin

Report and Interview by Len Brown, NME, 1 August 1987

WHERE AM I? The hotel receptionist says, "Have a nice day". There's Gershwin muzak in the lift. There's Sade on the radio. There's no bugging ...

Lou Reed Stuns Listeners with the Horrifying Story of Berlin

Report and Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus, December 1973

Confronted by the velvet shadow-master's terrifying movie without pictures, one employee ran from the studio in tears, Julie Christie stayed up all night talking about ...

Ronnie Wood, Faces, The: Ron Wood Romps To A Royal Solo Debut

Report and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, November 1974

IN A SMALL, homemade studio in the depths of Ron Wood's British home, an array of the most famous faces in rock gathered one night ...

Patti Smith: At Last, The Lower Manhattan Show

Report and Interview by Miles, New Musical Express, 22 May 1976

Patti Smith at the Roundhouse, facing fans, friends, fungoids and straightforward weirdos – Britain's first live chance of checking out the 'legend'. MILES went as ...

Suede: The Best New Band In America?

Report and Interview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 19 June 1993

SUEDE have already proved themselves in the UK, both critically and commercially. The next step is for the fab four to cross the Atlantic and ...

Genesis Doing The Foxtrot

Report and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 9 September 1972

PETER GABRIEL – slightly eccentric or acute schizophrenic? He cycles to Island Studios to begin a day's work on the new Genesis album, and unpacks ...

The Skids: No Comedy, No Intellect, No Politics, No Punk

Report and Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 7 October 1978


Human League, The: The Human League

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, Vogue, May 1982

The Human League are widely acknowledged as this minute's perfect pop group. The following is an account of their perfectly romantic rise in the charts. ...

Montrose, Rapping with the Ring of Confidence

Report and Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 15 February 1975

RONNIE MONTROSE hates doing interviews. When I arrive at Warner's hideout I'm apologetically informed that Ronnie is too shattered to talk after driving down from ...

Daniel Johnston: An Outsider's Songs of Pain and Longing: Daniel Johnston

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, Daily Telegraph, 3 July 2003

LOCKED ON his own in an Xfm recording booth, Daniel Johnston casually flips through the weathered ring binder that holds his songbook and begins to ...

Manic Street Preachers

Report and Interview by Stephen Dalton, Venue , October 2010

PRICKLY, POLEMICAL, poetic provocateurs in love with lofty ideals and lost causes, the Manic Street Preachers are one of Britrock's longest-running soap operas. ...

Doing justice to Smash Hits

Report and Interview by Caitlin Moran, Times, The, 21 February 2005

The once-great tongue-in-cheek music press has gone, but its spirit lives on. ...

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