I’m desperate to do a book that has a happy ending and I’m hoping that I don’t have to resort to fiction. So I’ll keep my fingers crossed.
There aren’t even many colour pictures of Ian, they’re all black and white. Which is kind of how I’ve begun to remember it.
What band or record changed to course of your life?
“Joy Division is really the only answer I can give”
At the tender age of 16 and in one single afternoon, we had been to a punk club, seen Joy Division and got an autograph from a Sex Pistol. How could we not fall in love with this wonderful place?!
We sit down with the Liverpool-based experimentalist and talk about his latest album, ‘Secret Circus’.
The New York trio are joined by an all-star cast in honour of Louisville musician and ex-Eleventh Dream Day guitarist, Wink O’Bannon.
“All the feedback we’ve had from the record has been great, it’s just that we could do with millions more people hearing it”
“I don’t really know where we are now, but I know it’s not a good place.”
We talk to the man who underpinned The Skids, The Armoury Show and PiL
On the back of their debut album, the New Zealand collective answer our ever important 13 questions.
“An EP can be an instant snapshot of a band whereas an album is often more of a considered far-reaching statement.”
The London-based punk collective impress with their debut.
With their debut album, “Everything’s Wrong, But It’s Alright” fresh from the pressing plant, we sit down with Bobhowla’s Howard Doupe.
That’s what music does, it changes you. It influences what you do, who you see and who you are.
One of Athens, Georgia’s lost albums gets reissued and we see how it has fared over time.
With the help of Spike Lee, David Byrne takes his era-defining live show to Broadway.
When did you last get into an argument?
“It might be easier to ask ‘when didn’t I?’ Something I should probably curb”
Sometimes, Barrett was simply not able to function as a live musician, to the extent of being unable to even hold a plectrum.
“We’re not a religious people really, but that doesn’t stop us being spiritual or wanting to enjoy and be overwhelmed by communal experience”
I still listen to as much music as I ever have. And that, when all is said and done, is what’s important. It’s not the collecting, cataloging or storing, it is the listening that is the most crucial part of being a music fan.