Features Index

Interview – Ministry

by Vik Bansal

Al Jourgensen has been releasing albums for well over 20 years, both in his “day-job” with industrial metal pioneers Ministry, and with side-projects like The…



Interview: Paul van Dyk


Berlin’s superstar DJ Paul van Dyk has his feet on the ground – remarkable really, since he spends much of his time jetting around the...

Interview – Royksöpp


Initial reaction to Royksöpp’s 2001 debut Melody AM was low-key to say the least but slowly, word of mouth saw it grow into a unit-shifting...

Interview – The Wonder Stuff


For a while around the turn of the ’90s, The Wonder Stuff were one of the biggest bands in the UK, scoring a chart-topping single...

Interview – Indigo Girls: Amy Ray


Let us introduce you to a taste of some of the rawest, edgiest music to hitstudios lately and to pass through Indigo Girl Amy Ray’s...

Interview – Billy Talent


Canadian punk-influenced rock ‘n’ roll band Billy Talent are making great shakes in their homeland and its geographically smaller Southern neighbour.Although they’re still a fairly...

Interview – Gratitude


Supporting South Wales’ prime exponents of what’s become known as “nu-emo” amongst those who make up music genres, Funeral For A Friend, Gratitude have much...

Preview: Cropredy 2005


Bert Jansch and his Pentangle as fore-fathers, the exotic, erratic, outrageously brilliant Incredible String Band occupying the lunatic fringe, resident larrikin John Martyn struggling to...

Can


Often spoke of in the hushed, reverential tones usually reserved for religious leaders, the legend of the German improvisational rock group Can can be monolithic...

Can


Often spoke of in the hushed, reverential tones usually reserved for religious leaders, the legend of the German improvisational rock group Can can be monolithic...

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


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...