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Uh-Oh, We’re in Trouble: Sweetness and Subversion in 90s Pop

Uh-Oh, We’re in Trouble: Sweetness and Subversion in 90s Pop

Sweet and subversion - the combative cuteness of 90s pop duo Shampoo ... Read More
The Lost Beatles: The Hollywood Bowl television ad

The Lost Beatles: The Hollywood Bowl television ad

The posthumous release of a concert album in 1977 brought a resurgence of interest in the Beatles. But what happened to the ad that accompanied it? ... Read More
Barnabus and Cycle: Miles from London

Barnabus and Cycle: Miles from London

Two British proto metal bands are resurrected by Rise Above Records, Barnabus and Cycle. Joe Scott Wilson is thankful ... Read More
How Sweet To Be An Idiot

How Sweet To Be An Idiot

David Kerekes bids a fond farewell to Neil Innes, the impish figure behind some well-known acts, including Monty Python, the Rutles, and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band ... Read More
Singalongacharlie: The Music of Charles Manson

Singalongacharlie: The Music of Charles Manson

While everyone knows of ‘Charles Manson’ few have actually listened to his recordings. Music is the glue that sticks Manson to his friends, his fellow travellers, his ‘Family’, his enemies ... Read More
This Will be a New Beginning

This Will be a New Beginning

How long is long in the music business? STEPHEN LEE NAISH looks at a future Manic Street Preachers. This will be a new beginning This will be a time for ... Read More
Re-jigging Know Your Enemy

Re-jigging Know Your Enemy

'I want to present a kind of alternative universe version of the record'. STEPHEN LEE NAISH talks Manic Street Peachers. Complaints about Manic Street Preachers’ sixth record Know Your Enemy ... Read More
Tsunami on VHS Cassette

Tsunami on VHS Cassette

Glastonbury 99 was missing a spark. Stephen Lee Naish muses on the Manic Street Preachers In the summer of 1999, Manic Street Preachers headlined the prestigious Glastonbury music festival. More ... Read More
Where Is Mozlandia?

Where Is Mozlandia?

Author Melissa Mora Hidalgo talks about Morrissey, The Smiths, fans, and her new book. "Morrissey perhaps was seduced by LA like most people who are not from here, lured by ... Read More
On Joy Devotion

On Joy Devotion

Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike tells us about her upcoming Headpress title, Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and Fan Culture on the fanatical fan culture surrounding Joy Division. HEADPRESS: ... Read More