Johnny Marr on the Smiths, Morrissey and putting politics back in pop

Friday, January 11th, 2013

With the release of his first solo album The Messenger, the former Smiths guitarist talks about finally embracing his old sound, David Cameron and why he and Morrissey don’t talk any more

Why there will never be another David Bowie

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Lady Gaga has got it wrong: the Thin White Duke’s brilliance cannot be reduced to his ability to strike a decent pose

Jimi Hendrix: ‘You never told me he was that good’

Monday, August 9th, 2010

On the the 40th anniversary of the great guitarist’s death, Ed Vulliamy speaks to the people who knew him best and unearths a funny, if driven, superstar

Sex Pistols, ‘posh boys’ Cameron and Clegg, and those butter ads

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Ahead of PiL’s UK tour, frontman John Lydon scratches his nuts and surveys the pop-cultural landscape – Lady Gaga, Vampire Weekend, Jay-Z and all

The changing face of lo-fi indie

Monday, July 12th, 2010

DIY is now a way to allow a more intimate relationship with a increasingly fickle audience in the context of a shrinking record industry

Clay Shirky: ‘Paywall will underperform – the numbers don’t add up’

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The internet guru on the death of newspapers, why paywall will fail and how the internet has brought out our creativity – and generosity