Can rock n roll change the world? It already has mate.
the editor of the NME reacts to the news PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the Mercury Prize twice
And then we all wake up and wonder where the art of genuine protest has gone.
Either the NME covers political bands, in which case their editor’s statement is nonsense. Or it doesn’t. In which case, their editor’s statement is meaningless.
Pris get it so clearly, it fucking hurts.
I am often asking a boyfriend to consider rocking the moustache – if only for a week.
First off, we need to define alternative culture. Is it something that provides values for those who identify with it, or is it just mainstream culture decked out in thrift store apparel?
I’m sceptical of the patronising and reductive idea that men and women appreciate music in intrinsically different ways
Some lovely folk from the UK have just sent me the reissued second Adverts album (Cast Of Thousands) replete with bonus CD and everything. And Bangs alive, it sounds incredible: articulate, melodic, sarcastic, nasty, challenging, full of fire and vigour and saliva and that killer drum sound. Way too smart for its good, of course. […]