20 January 2005

Long live the King

Why Elvis is still Number One.

5 November 2004

John Peel died in 1998

With Home Truths, he crossed the fine line between Scouse-ish wit and cloying sentimentality.

22 September 2004

How real were the Ramones?

Were the late Johnny and co really as dumb and brutish as they appeared?

3 September 2004

Sing and tell

The Libertines are more like reality TV celebs than old-school rock stars.

Gangsta pantomime

Eminem's critics take him far more seriously than he takes himself.

22 May 2003

Eurovision loses its focus

The Song Contest has been spoiled by acts that actually want to have a proper music career.

7 January 2003

Gangsta rap crap

Music doesn't turn kids into killers - nor can it make them all saints.

3 January 2003

Joe Strummer and me

The deceased punk icon might not have changed the world, but he saved my life.