8 min read · Jan 8th · Hinterland [noun]: The back of beyond, the middle of nowhere, the backwoods, the wilds, the bush, remote areas, a backwater. If nothing else, they certainly choose the name well. Twenty-six years a…
8 min read · 2021-10-08 · When personal tragedy struck Roland Orzabal, he found solace returning to a band with its own fractious history. Now, with their first album in 17 years, he and Curt Smith say they’ve come full circle
~11 min read · 2021-12-22 · Just over 30 years ago, band The La's released their sole LP – a masterpiece that shaped guitar music. But its brilliant frontman has been elusive ever since, writes Shaun Curran.
2021-12-22 · Welcome to the latest in our Lockdown Series of interviews. Barry Sutton is best known for being the lead guitarist in famed Liverpool band the La's during the band's rise to popularity in the late 1980s.
Who was the person/people that encouraged or inspired you to take up learning the guitar, and at what age ,and
~13 min read · 2021-12-14 · Looking for a connecting thread among the albums AllMusic editors chose as their favorites of 2021 may be a futile task, but that doesn't mean there was a lack of consensus. Our…
5 min read · 2021-10-14 · In his first documentary, filmmaker Todd Haynes uses the language of experimental cinema to spotlight the Velvet Underground, a legendary band that flowered within New York's avant-garde art world.