Features Index

Interview – Cagedbaby

by Ben Hogwood

Cagedbaby. A name, and a catchy one at that, being passed around pop and dance circles this summer as an outfit to watch.Masterminded by Tom…



Interview: Amy Winehouse


Together with Jamie Cullum and Katie Melua, young Amy Winehouse is being lauded as a flagbearer for the New Wave Of British Jazz and has...

Interview – The Detroit Cobras


They’re a garage band who cover obscure ’50s and ’60s blues and soul songs.Karaoke night that went eight years too far or, like their home...

Interview – Gary Jules


After a Christmas Number One single with his cover version of Tears For Fears’ Mad World, and all of the exposure such an achievement entails,...

Interview – Jet


musicOMH is sat inside a West London gig venue that multi-platinum, Aussie retro-rockers Jet played the night before and subsequently partied at.Unsurprisingly they’re late, although...

Interview: Malachi


On the first series of the BBC’s Fame Academy, Malachi Cush kept everyone guessing over his relationship with fellow student Sinead Quinn. Now he becomes...

Interview – The Pussycat Dolls


The Pussycat Dolls have, in some form, been around for a decade.Originally a burlesque dance revue in LA, the girl group grew to be an...

Interview: The Burn


The Burn are a five-piece band from Blackburn, Lancashire. They are signed to Hut. They are soon to begin their tour of Britain, and have been...

Interview: Dizzee Rascal


In 2003, Dizzee Rascal became an overnight name to drop when his debut album, Boy In Da Corner, beat Coldplay, Radiohead and The Darkness to...

Interview – The Kooks


The Kooks are the latest in a long line of bands to emerge from the current musical hub that is Brighton, and are here to...

Interview – Eurythmics


Eurythmics were one of the era-defining groups of the 1980s. Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart not only took full advantage of the explosion of music...

India.Arie


R&B diva India.Arie has a great memory. “You had mauve on last time, right?”She then shows me her latest purchase in Paris – an amethyst...

The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: ¡Forward, Russia!


The Best Of ’05 Chosen By The Best Of ’06: ¡Forward, Russia!¡Punctuation! ¡Rocks! They are “One of the most exciting new bands in Britain”, they...

Opera Holland Park – Summer Season 2006 Preview


Opera Holland Park – Summer Season 2006 PreviewOpera Holland Park.Aside from a typically eclectic range of operas (all in new productions), the best news about...

Mr & Mrs Smith


Angelina Jolie – Mrs Smith goes to Spy CampAngelina Jolie: it’s all about teamworkFrom dancing to avoiding bullets and bombs, Mr & Mrs Smith stars...

Zao


Zao – Finally Making Their MarkZao.When Zao emerged in 1995 it’s fair to say that they sounded like no-one else.Combining the complexities, extreme vocal style...

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...