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

Should the music industry put digital first or add value?

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The focus of the music industry is downloads – but is this the smartest move? Figures show most people still want to listen to CDs, plus there has been a boom in vinyl sales

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

The content previously published here has been withdrawn. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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

Bret Easton Ellis: the most musical author?

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The American Psycho author’s appetite for pop culture ensures his work influences music as much as literature