Monthly Archives: February 2011

Josh T Pearson in the new MOJO

I wrote a feature on Josh T Pearson for the latest issue of MOJO, on sale now (it has The Smiths on the cover, and a fantastic CD of 80s-era protest pop that opens with Madness’s seethingly brilliant Blue Skinned … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam

My favourite band of my late teens, just such an important group to me… I interviewed them first for The Times in 2000, and my inexperience and fannish tendencies got the better of me: I fawned when I should have … Continue reading

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Remembering the White Stripes

For The Guardian

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The White Stripes RIP

Bummer of a day. But yeah, end it while it’s still pristine and perfect is a pretty good idea. My first interview with Jack, 2001: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/music/article-895965-making-stars-of-the-stripes.do Their first album review in the UK, 2001: http://www.nme.com/reviews/the-white-stripes/4876 First (?) London show, 2001: … Continue reading

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