Our rock critic has made an album with R.E.M.’s Peter Buck. Here he explains how...
By 1969, Churchill was dead and the Kinks, as an album group, were toast
Natalie Cole had an instant pocket pop career. Her family, she said, were like ‘the black Kennedys’; and look how the Kennedys turned out
‘Motörhead, remember me now’
Raising the goblet of rock
...apart from one song
Another Music In A Different Kitchen and Love Bites Deluxe LPs by Buzzcocks reviewed
The White Album is reissued at 50
The Kinks’s meditation upon nostalgia, class and loss of Empire sounds like a prophecy of Brexit Britain
There is only one thing wrong with the 50th Anniversary edition of this wonderful album, and that is that it is all too prescient
As we gasp in horror and astonishment or clap gleefully – depending which side of the line you are on – he absent-mindedly doodles our downfall.