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Link Wray, a brief appreciation – by Ian Johnston

Neil Young has been quoted as saying: "If I could go back in time and see any band, it would be Link Wray and the Raymen." I would have to concur.

Is Nick Cave really the Devil? – by Simon Bowcock

How would the Devil appear if he walked among us? How about male, tall, very pale skin, very black hair, in extremely snappy and slightly gothic clothes? How about ridiculously talented and unable to keep a low profile, seeking the adulation of humankind? In summary, he might appear something like Nick Cave.

British Sea Power- interview by John Robb

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Oh Brother! New band Brother are dividing opinion – what do you think?

Oh Brother! New band Brother are dividing opinion-what do you think?

Another 50 great new bands for 2011- by Shell Zenner

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Rock Is Dead – or is it?

So rock is dead? So claims the latest report that sees rock records sink to their lowest representation in the singles chart ever and the \'head of music\' at Radio One say that no great rock records are getting made these days and \'pop professor\' Paul Gambaccini claim that rock has become a dead genre like jazz.

The Proposition – Nick Cave Feature by Ian Johnston

With one foot in the arthouse and the other in the slaughterhouse, Australian Western The Proposition was being hailed as an instant classic upon its release in 2005. Louder Than War's Ian Johnston investigated.

Clip from Lydia Lunch and Henry Rollins 1990 film ‘Kiss Napoleon Goodbye’

Clip from Lydia Lunch and Henry Rollins 1990 film 'Kiss Napoleon Goodbye'

Wire – an interview

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Elliott Smith interviewed just before his death – by Rob Haynes

Elliott Smith died just over a decade ago. Rob Haynes interviewed just before his death

top 20 cutting edge electronic tunes of 2010 by Guy Manchester

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Post Punk heroes the Fire Engines

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