Monthly Archives: March 2006

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Rock From Down Under Comes Up For Air

It’s March madness in the American music business, that time of year when the annual gathering of all things vaguely alternative rock (South By South West in Austin this week)...
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Comment duly noted

We’ve commented on how we’re having some problems with the comments section. If you can’t post beneath the post, you have a choice of forgetting all about what you wanted...
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The Rugrat’s Back

As measured by lack of sleep and surfeit of tension, we likened the experience of Noel’s operation to the first week of parenting– but without the accompanying novelty of a...
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Death of A Renaissance Man

Fifteen years ago or more, I was hired to interview Gordon Parks in New York. A French TV company was doing a special show about Blaxploitation pics and Parks, so...
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The Drugs Do Work

In writing about Noel’s operation (it feels good to share), I’ve been reluctant to praise the quality of our health care for fear of jinxing it. Living in Brooklyn, we...
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Selfridges Rocks!

Between songs one of the models who was lingering tantalisingly close asked me who the band were. “The New York Dolls,” I shouted in her ear. “Where are they from?”...
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Uh-Oh!

So Noel and Posie are home already, the doctors rightly presuming that the baby will heal quicker in familiar surroundings than in a hospital. But the little boy still has...
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Lyric Of The Day

“Let’s follow the cops back home… and rob their houses.” Another gem from Placebo. From the song ‘Follow The Cops Back Home’ off their new album Meds....
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