Interviews
Scissor Sisters

Interview: Scissor Sisters

by Jamil Ahmad

What can we say about the Scissor Sisters that hasn’t been said already? If they had an office, the pigeonholes outside would have to carry acrossfive…



Interview – System Of A Down


It’s been quite a year for System Of A Down.With the release of Mezmerize, (the first of a two disc release), in May, they have...

Interview – Don’t Look Back: All Tomorrow’s Parties (Page 2)


The inspiration of gig promoters Barry Hogan andHelen Cottage, the All Tomorrow’s Parties festivals atCamber Sands in Kent have been notable for avoiding theline-ups typical...

Interview: !!! (Chk Chk Chk)


On a wild card imagine seven unassuming punks riding the freak ticket into the White House. The first thing they would do, apart from installing...

Interview: Caliban


Since their emergence from the German underground in the late ’90s, Caliban have worked tirelessly to spread their music throughout their homeland, across Europe and,...

Interview: Sigur Rós


For a band whose lyrics have never been in English and whose songs regularly clock in at more than six minutes long, Iceland’s second biggest...

Interview: The Hives


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 – “In a way we are freaks!”


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: Zoe Birkett – “I’ll try anything.”


Pop Idol made stars of Will Young, Gareth Gates and Darius – and now the highest placed girl is set for planet pop. Fourth-placed Zoe...

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...

Yann Tiersen: “It is not my job to define my music” – Interview


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

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...