Spotlights
Bella Union

Spotlight: Bella Union at 10

by Michael Hubbard

Bella Union is a special record label. If you’re a music fan, chances are you already know this. It is an independent, headed by former…



Spotlight: The Fall and Rise of Shoegaze


Shoegaze, says Wikipedia, “is a genre of alternative rock that emerged from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s. It lasted until the mid 1990s,...

Obituary: Arthur Lee


Arthur Lee, lead singer of the band Love, died peacefully in his sleep in Memphis on the afternoon of 3rd August, 2006 from complications arising...

Spotlight: Duran Duran – Notorious Wild Boys


As their first biography is published ahead of a huge tour and DVD release, Duran Duran’s biographer Steve Malins charts the lavishly bumpy life of...

Spotlight: Richard Hawley


Richard Hawley is finally coming into his own. With a move to Mute and a showcase gig for an invited audience, it’s surely (finally) possible...

Spotlight: Kate Bush – Mystery Maiden?


Kate Bush is back, 12 years since The Red Shoes, with a double album: Aerial. Her record label, EMI, have treated the album’s launch with...