In 2001 Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Junior wore a pin badge of his favourite band while being interviewed on American TV. That band was the little heard New York noiseniks Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Since starting operations in the late-80s, Detroit’s Underground Resistance have remained the singular most innovative, subversive and inspirational force in techno.
It’s Friday afternoon at SXSW and down at the Velvet Spade on Red River St, Island Records have put on a label showcase as a bit of an excuse to throw a tasty barbecue and neck margaritas.
Returning with the long-awaited follow-up to 2002’s ‘Zoomer’, Schneider TM’s creator Dirk Dresselhaus spoke to Clash about the highs and lows that spawned his latest album and how he found lyr
Richard Hawley, the leather faced, bitter sweet singer renowned as the guitarist from legendary bands The Longpigs and Pulp is aghast about what the American’s have done to his cuppa.
Formed in Glasgow in the early 80s, Primal Scream have squeezed more twists and turns into their career than you could possibly make up.
Phoenix are engaged with heavy rehearsals at the moment, gearing up for some live dates to showcase their beefy new record.
Perched on the rickety steps of a disused garage in Austin are Nine Black Alps.