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The Slits – by Zoe Howe"
As a tribute to the late and amazing Ari Up here is an extract for Zoe Howe’s brilliant book about the band. The book captures the band’s genius and unfettered wildness perfectly and is available from Amazon. http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/18477278 Extract from ”ËTypical Girls?’ by ZoÃÂ« Howe. (Omnibus Press 2009) This is an extract from the chapter […]
Part 1 of an epic account of the student uprising – by Efa Supertramp"
(photos by Fluffy Love) I wasn’t at the first student demo in London, I was at home, writing an essay. My house mate had gone and she rung me up and told me they were all making bombfires outside thirty millbank. I turned BBC News on on my laptop and felt my heart starting to […]
Rammstein live review – by John Robb"
Rammstein tour the UK in spring 2012- a celebration of the band
30 years ago I did the first Jesus And Mary Chain interview- full story"
The Jesus and Mary Chain exploded onto the scene with a burst of sullen cool and songs of feedback drenched spectral beauty in 1984. A culmination of the strands of post punk noise and also a retake on the retro brilliance of the girl group classics. The band were Creation Records and Alan McGee’s first […]
Aki from Fun Da Mental reports from Pakistan"
As we traveled towards Noshera again, I reflected what I had seen on the previous visit to villages around Ahmanabad a few days before, it was about the worst the floods could get really, what else could water destroy?