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Cornershop: This Sitar Kills Fascists

Interview by John Harris, New Musical Express, 16 January 1993

Out to smash Asian stereotypes, shit on racists and slaughter every half-assed predictable indie band on the planet — CORNERSHOP might not be able to ...

Cornershop: Camden Underworld, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 8 February 1993

WERE IT not for the fact that two members are Punjabi Sikhs, Leicester's Cornershop would be just another dinful grunge unit. Camden's Underworld club was ...

Real Lives: Rock of Asians

Report and Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 13 March 1993

Britain's Asian community has long hosted a thriving pop scene, operating in a lucrative parallel universe to the chart mainstream. Now, CAROLINE SULLIVAN reports, radical ...

Cornershop: Water Rats, King's Cross, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 20 May 1995

WHO COULD have foreseen a re-birth on this grand scale? The basic struggle for Cornershop has always been one for identity and, while they've been ...

Cornershop: Popkomm, Cologne

Live Review by John Robb, Bizarre, 1997

AFTER BEING ALL at sea, playing a shambolic punk rock lo fi rush that never seemed to suit them (and I should know I fell ...

Cornershop: When I Was Born For The 7th Time (Wiiija/All formats)

Review by Paul Moody, Melody Maker, 6 September 1997

THINK BACK. Remember when dissing Morrissey mattered, Huggy Bear were considered to be avant-garde situationists and Tony Parsons was happily sounding the death knell on ...

Cornershop: Hollywood Athletic Club, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 14 November 1997

Cornershop Falls Far Short of Album ...

Cornershop: When I Was Born for the 7th Time

Review by Jon Savage, MOJO, Fall 1997

THIS IS A GOOD party record: loose, funny, warm – exemplary genre-trashing by musicians who have a great recollection (as they chant on 'Brimful ...

Cornershop: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 28 February 1998


Cornershop: Les Miserables

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Select, May 1998

All-singing? All-dancing? You're joking. By rights, Cornershop should be basking in their new-found celebrity — instead, Tjinder and Ben are either crying into their pints ...

Run DMC, Chemical Brothers, Roni Size et al: Creamfields, Winchester

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 9 May 1998

It's a Cream come true! We join the madness that's CREAMFIELDS in Winchester with Primal Scream! Cornershop! Roni Size! Run DMC! The full bloody monty! ...

Back In Business: Cornershop

Profile and Interview by Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2002

Four years after a tribute to Bollywood chanteuse Asha Bhosle gave them 1998's most unlikely number one single, Ben Thompson welcomes the return of Cornershop. ...

Cornershop's Tjinder Singh: "My dad said, 'They'll not always want you here'. That stuck."

Profile and Interview by Jude Rogers, The Observer, 2022

Three decades since the band formed, Cornershop's genre-defying political music is still making a stand. Ahead of a new album, we join them on a ...

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