October 11, 2017Comments Off on From Mick Jagger to Mike Love: all hail the money-grabbing men of rock
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Beach Boys, Pink Floyd and the Smiths all benefited from business-minded members, so why don’t responsible rock stars ever get their dues? Music celebrates... Read More
October 5, 2017Comments Off on Detroit rock city: how Protomartyr are standing up for their hometown
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Whether it’s pollution, corruption or social decay, the post-punk band insist on singing about what they know rather than making bland protests against Trump Protomartyr... Read More
August 21, 2017Comments Off on Green Man festival review – rock stars rattle Welsh bones in gala of goodwill
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Glanusk Park, Brecon BeaconsSkinny-dipping revellers were treated to ale, acid techno and a dramatic outing from PJ Harvey during a weekend overflowing with generosity and... Read More
July 29, 2017Comments Off on Meet Me in the Bathroom review – were the Strokes the last real rock stars?
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Lizzy Goodman’s oral history beautifully captures the guitar rock scene in New York from 2001 to 2011, a flashbulb moment before everything changed In the... Read More