Interviews

Interview: The Hives

by Johnny Mango

What about this as a recipe for success: A Kylie video where she’s riding a mechanical bull wearing nothing but seductive lingerie and – here…



Interview – Midge Ure


Midge Ure has had about a dozen careers in one. Frontman of chart-topping ’70s popsters Slik; fill-in guitarist for the legendary Thin Lizzy; brains behind...

Interview – Suicide – Martin Rev


The year 2002 sees the unexpected yet welcomereturn of two legends of contemporary music – Alan Vega and Martin Rev,known better together as Suicide.Part of...

Interview – David Sylvian


David Sylvian, born in the year of the Dog, is now 20 years away from his most famous image – the bleach and the make-up...

Interview: Ed Harcourt


Ed Harcourt is currently on tour promoting his successful third album Strangers, and of course musicOMH couldn’t let the opportunity pass to sit this multi-talented...

Q&A: Ian Van Dahl


Fresh from winning the 2002 Top Of The Pops award as Best Dance Act, super dance group Ian Van Dahl show no signs of being...

Interview: Luke Haines


Since being nominated in 1991’s inaugural Mercury Music Prize for The Auteurs‘ debut LP New Wave, Luke Haines has ranked amongst the UK’s most important...

Interview: Yann Tiersen


Yann Tiersen’s soundtrack to Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s latest blockbuster, Amélie, has garnered the French composer new fans and much acclaim. Before Montmarte’s most famous resident hit...

Interview: Gary Numan


Lately there’s been an unseemly rush by a bewildering assortment of musicians to cover and sample songs by a bloke from Hammersmith. Pop kittens Sugababes...

Interview: Damon Albarn


Prior to the phenomenon that was Gorillaz, Essex boy Damon Albarn was of course best known as Blur‘s front man – and for having arguments...

Interview: Orbital


The brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll are hardly fashionable these days, but as Orbital they are rightly talked about as amongst the very pioneers of...

Interview: Belle and Sebastian


Scottish supergroup Belle and Sebastian have collected about them a cult following since their mid-1990s debut, Tigermilk. But, having just released the soundtrack to the...

Interview: Neil Halstead


Coinciding with the release of his debut solo album Sleeping On Roads, musicOMH caught up with Mojave 3 and ex-Slowdive front man Neil Halstead on...

Interview: Joby Talbot


In a basement under Spitalfields Market, Joby Talbot is tripping over things. Always the epitome of level-headedness, The Divine Comedy‘s orchestral arranger, keyboard player and...

Interview: Anthony Reynolds, of Jack and Jacques


Having formed the critically lauded band Jack and the spin-off Jacques, Anthony Reynolds is now turning to writing books. It’s a balmy evening in north...

Interview: Andy White


Andy White, formerly of ALT with Liam of Hothouse Flowers and Tim of Crowded House, is now solo and looking to be famous on his...

Interview: Venini


“There’s lime in this!” Debbie Lime points an accusing finger at the glass of lager on the table before her and regards it with a...

Interview: The Divine Comedy


Neil Hannon, the brain behind The Divine Comedy, has achieved unprecedented success since Chris Evans played Something For The Weekend on his Radio 1 breakfast...

Interview: Brassy


“I was condescendingly told, ‘you can really sing! Why do you use so much distortion on your vocals?’ COZ I FUCKING LIKE IT, YOU SAD...