16 March 2016

In defence of gentrification

My vision for London: celebrate social shifting and hipster initiative.

Books 15 May 2015

Motown and the end of the American Dream

Detroit 67 is a gritty portrait of the year Motown unravelled.

1 July 2014

Bobby Womack: the last soul man

The tributes to Womack have breezed over the many achievements of his unique career.

20 June 2014

Gentrification: why we need more of it

The Hackney brasserie debacle shows we need more gentrification, not less.

15 April 2014

Twenty Feet From Stardom: the decline of the pop professional

A new documentary pays tribute to the unsung performers behind pop's biggest hits.

5 July 2013

Were the 1970s really that bad?

A new exhibition at London’s V&A, David Bowie Is, does not do justice to the decade in which Bowie flourished: the Seventies.