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Pat Long

Pat Long

Pat Long was Assistant Editor of the NME and, later, Head Of News Development at The Times and Sunday Times. His book The History of the NME was published in 2012 by Portico Books. Pat passed away after brain cancer in August 2018.

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Graham Coxon: The Blur Switch Project

Profile and Interview by Pat Long, Select, July 2000

No more teen adulation for Blur's guitarist. On his new solo LP, Graham Coxon is going underground. ...

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The Ghost of Roland Barthes is Suitably Perplexed: NME in the Post-Punk Era

Book Excerpt by Pat Long, Portico Books, March 2012

NOTE: In this excerpt from his History of the NME, published in the UK by Portico, Pat Long chronicles the decline of the world's top ...

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