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About steviechick

Freelance journalist, author, lecturer, sub-editor.

Lift To Experience in the new MOJO

Buy the new issue of MOJO! There’s Ray Davies of the Kinks (you knew that already of course) on the cover! And Neil Young! And Suggs! That’s three of my favourite music dudes of all time right there. But hey. … Continue reading

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2016, almost done

Almost four months since my last update is surely a new record (not that I can quite bring myself to check… the shame of it). It’s all been a blur, of deadlines, of noise, of teaching, of coming up with … Continue reading

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Fishbone / Betty Davis / Vodun

Hello! Long weekend ahead – in case you were stuck for something to read… I wrote about wonderful, life-affirming, ill-starred ska-funk-punk fusioneers Fishbone and their mercurial stabs at greatness. I wrote about obscenely brilliant funk queen Betty Davis, and the … Continue reading

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Bernie Worrell / Minnie Riperton

The wonderful genius Bernie Worrell, the Woo himself, left us this weekend. I wrote about his storied career, from taking ParliaFunkadelicMent into the synth-era, to helping Talking Heads find the funk within them, to his fractious period seasioneering for The … Continue reading

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Sassyblack feature in Noisey

Hello! THEESatisfaction were one of my favourite new groups of recent years – last year’s EarthEE LP was one of the finest of the year, and the duo have always been great fun to interview. They’ve recently called it a … Continue reading

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New Kingdom on Red Bull Music Academy

Hey! I got to interview and tell the story of one of the most wonderful, head-mangling, booty-destroying hip-hop groups of the 1990s at Red Bull Music Academy. If you ever owned either of New Kingdom’s sublime albums, you’ll know theirs … Continue reading

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Corinne Bailey Rae

Buy the new issue of MOJO! There’s a killer interview with Sonny Rollins, a massive Syd-era Pink Floyd feature and a great piece on Santana, and also my feature on Corinne Bailey Rae, whose forthcoming album The Heart Speaks In … Continue reading

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