Wilko Johnson talks to John Robb about astronomy in the latest of the Obsessions series. (Listen and subscribe to the series now!) 

The series of podcasts that sees musicians and artists talk about another obsession away from their music and art welcomes the legendary guitar player. In this fantastic episode Wilko talks about his passion for all things space…please subscribe to the series that has seen the likes of Wardruna talk about perfume, Gazelle Twin on Ghosts, author Ian Rankin on crossword puzzles, Sea Witches on Shamanism and Harry Sword on cider and many more quirky and fascinating interviews. (The whole series is here- listen and subscribe!  https://johnrobb.podbean.com )

“Amateur astronomy is just looking at groovy things and there are a lot of groovy things up there to look at…. I mean Saturn… you could spend ages just looking at it… thinking… that thing exists and it’s just so beautiful and unlikely… it just looks so artistically good.”

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.



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