3 years ago | Lists
Damon Albarn is, without doubt, pop's premier renaissance man. His first band, for better or worse, helped define a decade and a nation, his second reinvented the possibilities of just what a "real" band could be. He's insanely prolific, apparentl...
4 years ago | Lists
It seems safe to say that Paul Weller's been on something of a creative roll of late. Indeed, his last two albums--2010's Wake Up the Nation and last year's Sonik Kicks--are not only his two finest solo albums, but contain some of the most vibrant...
4 years ago
Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues By James Fearnley Faber & Faber In case you hadn't noticed, there's been a veritable Tsunami of rock bios recently. I blame Dylan myself. Previously the province of lazily ghostwritten quick cash in ha...
4 years ago | Pop
Contrary to what some poor, misguided souls might have lead you to believe, it's not all hilarity and high jinks being a music hack. Endless deadlines, over zealous PR people, petulant musicians, and the daily grind of trying to summon up a vague ...