Author Archives: steviechick

About steviechick

Freelance journalist, author, lecturer, sub-editor.

ROLLING BEST OF 2017 PLAYLIST

Have you ever thought, “Hmm, this blog is okay but I wish I could LISTEN to it as well as read it”? Of course you haven’t. Nobody ever would! But I have only gone and knocked together a Spotify playlist … Continue reading

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Chris Cornell RIP

I wish there was another reason to be updating the blog. RIP Chris.

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At The Drive-In in MOJO and Kerrang! / Thundercat, The Internet and Anderson .Paak, live / ON THE RADIO, OOH WOAH WOAH WOAH

Every time I update I apologise for taking so long to update and promise to update sooner next time around. And every time, dear reader, I let you down. My bad. But here goes. Those herculean human Pepperamis, with ants … Continue reading

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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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