Selected Highlights

In Print:

(All links open as PDF documents)

Feature on The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart for The Fly

Feature on Gruff Rhys for The Fly

Cover Feature on British Sea Power for The Fly

Parliament – Mothership Connection (feature for Rolling Stone Middle East)

Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (feature for Rolling Stone Middle East)

 

 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Single of the Month – Artrocker Magazine

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Single of the Month - Artrocker

Belle & Sebastian Album Review – The Fly

 

Album Reviews – Artrocker Magazine

Album Reviews - Artrocker

Elgar Article – Profile Magazine (full 3-page article with nice illustration)

Elgar Article - Profile Magazine

Album Reviews – The Fly

Album Reviews - The Fly

Short interview with Tubelord – The Fly

Short interview with Tubelord - The Fly

Single Reviews (initialled ‘DR’) – The Fly

Single reviews (initialled DR) - The Fly

Online:

 

A selection of album reviews completed for the BBC Music website

Album reviews for the BBC. Try the Libera one for some serious ‘disgruntled of Bunty-on-the-Wold’ commentary below the review.

 

A selection of work completed for PopMatters.com, based in the US

Stateside, thorough, and wonderful.

 

An article for The Quietus arguing that shock value in noise has become more elusive

A difficult one to argue given the nature of noise enthusiasts’ encylopaediac knowledge of the genre, but still, an interesting issue. Always a pleasure to include Melt-Banana as a basis for an article, too.

An article for The Quietus examining Queen’s soundtrack to Flash Gordon

Brian May himself commented favourably on the piece, managing to tear himself away from his PHD and floral photography to have a quick glance.

 

An interview with Jeffrey Lewis for The Fly

Jeffrey Lewis, everyone’s favourite New York folk-punk poet, chats about his shack in the woods and his very own specialist subject, the Watchmen film and grapic novel.

 

An interview with Scottish rock band Dananananaykroyd for Drowned In Sound

The beginnings of a long obsession with this most entertaining of live acts. Look out for the sour ending…

 

An interview with Brian Weitz of Animal Collective for The Quietus

This interview tackles precisely no musical issues whatsoever, instead revealing the fascinating time Brian spent studying in the Tucson desert.

 

An account of a failed attempt to interview Ghostface Killah for Pop Musicology

This article proved to be one of the most popular ever posted to this very ‘blog and, judging by general consensus, made for as entertaining a read as the interview would’ve done.

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