Interviews

Brody Dalle

Brody Dalle

It’s a steamy, hazy, noisy afternoon in Camden and a bunch of punked up teenage girls are sat on the street outside the Electric Ballroom. They’re determined to be front…
Trademark

Trademark

Trademark partied at Blitz with Bowie, made t-shirts for Warhol and art directed Bryan Ferry. He created the artwork for London’s most infamous after-hours club and became the glittering underground’s…
Manumission Motel

Manumission Motel

Any hedonist who raved in the ‘90s will be familiar with the Manumission and the club’s infamous creators, Mike and Claire. Over 14 years, over 1.5 million people partied at…
Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade Aka Susana Ventura is a performance artist, author and experimental theatre practitioner. She’s been kicking against conformity since the ’60s. Penny’s kept her radical roots, refused to censor…
John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon a.k.a Johnny Rotten is best known as the raucous lead singer of the Sex Pistols. There’s no doubt the band have left a cultural legacy that makes them…
Professor Green

Professor Green

Hackney born Professor Green was 18 when he started rapping as an MC. While honing his craft, Green proved victorious in over 100 battles. He secured a a title as…
Franko B

Franko B

Franko B is an artist who’s breathlessly celebrated in some quarters, totally misunderstood in others. Long before he was featured on the South Bank Show, Franko’s work came to my…
Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

When I met Amy Winehouse in 2006, she was yet to become a global superstar, poster kid for rock and roll meltdowns or the most celebrated voice of a generation,…
Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes

Dame Zandra Lindsey Rhodes is a British style sensation, an inspirational eccentric and a design genius. Last week, she celebrated her 80th birthday. In the ‘60s, she pioneered the use…
Mark Moore

Mark Moore

Queer roots are often overlooked in the UK history of acid house. DJ and producer Mark Moore was present at the raving dawn. He played in the  clubs that influenced…