It was the message we'd been waiting for. There'd been talk of Flood - one of the few contemporary producers for whom the word "legendary" isn't an exaggeration - taking on the new Fink album for some months, but it was a cold February afternoon when my phone finally beeped with the confirmation.
Why music strikes a chord.
It’s almost impossible to imagine two leaders on opposite sides of the Middle East conflict rising to give an ovation at
It was 1964 and singer Genyusha “Goldie” Zelkowitz had a problem. The all-girl band she formed in 1962 with drummer Ginger
What do you do when you're a quirky, post-punky guitar band who once upon a time sold out Alexandra Palace? What do you do
This time last year, I wrote in these very pages that my desire for music in 2016 was for "something that confuses the shit
In 1994, the rock band dEUS released Suds & Soda, a debut single suggesting a drunken fantasy jam between the Beastie Boys
It's a strange beast, songwriting. Such a delicate balancing act of sounds you personally wish to hear, things you think
Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.