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Interpol: Turn on the Bright Lights

Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 30 August 2002

I FIND SOMETHING terribly tragic about Interpol. It's more than Paul Banks' elegiac vocals, which stir my gut every time I hear them, so much ...

Interpol: Bowery Ballroom, New York

Live Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 11 September 2002

YOU'D NEVER guess from the pre-show mania that New York rockers Interpol are not yet superstars. ...

Best Music of 2002

Guide by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 16 December 2002


Interpol: Astoria, London

Live Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 26 March 2003

IT SEEMS ALMOST QUAINT these days to protest that a band is derivative. Not so long ago bands would talk themselves hoarse in defence of ...

Interpol: Trees, Dallas

Review and Interview by Toby Manning, Q, May 2003

It's not all post-punk brooding. They like drugs and girls too. ...


Profile and Interview by Ken Scrudato, Flaunt, September 2004

WHILST SERVING time in a French prison for pathological thieving, Jean Genet wrote that "a man must dream a long time in order to act ...


Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, September 2004

AT NO POINT during this interview do any of us snort intoxicants off the spines of tawny hookers or clamber naked to the top of ...

Interpol: Antics

Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 24 September 2004

ON PAPER, Interpol's second album should offer more grist to the mill of those who think they're too indebted to Joy Division. ...

Interpol: Our Love to Admire

Review by Alfred Soto, Stylus, 10 July 2007

INTERPOL ARE TOO EASILY MADE the butt of a joke, but so what? Jokes require no explanation. Since 2002's Turn On The Bright Lights they've ...

Interpol: Our Love To Admire

Review by John Doran, Yahoo! Music, 13 July 2007

THE ART WORK for Interpol's third album Our Love To Admire is a series of photographs taken from New York City's Natural History museum, depicting ...

Interpol go mammoth

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Times, 27 July 2007

Frozen moments is how Interpol sees its intelligent, dark-edged brand of rock. Sophie Heawood met the quirky quartet. ...

Interpol on duty at Madison Square Garden tonight

Report and Interview by Gene Santoro, New York Daily News, 14 September 2007

THEY NEVER CAUGHT quite as much mainstream attention as other modern New York bands like the Strokes or the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. But now, Interpol ...

Interpol on supermodels, surfing and (not) hanging out with the Strokes

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 28 August 2014

THINGS HAVE CHANGED on the eve of the New Yorkers' fifth album, El Pintor. Not only is it their first without bassist, Carlos D, they ...

Lizzy Goodman: Meet Me in the Bathroom – Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001-2011

Book Review by Barbara Ellen, The Guardian, 8 August 2017

This oral history of New York's musical renaissance is vivid, informative and full of passion. ...

Interpol: Alexandra Palace, London

Live Review by Rick Pearson, The Evening Standard, 4 September 2017

There's a charisma vacuum where the flamboyant Carlos "D" Dengler used to be, says Rick Pearson, but this show was a reminder of the importance ...

Interpol: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Stevie Chick, The Guardian, 15 November 2018

WITH WARMTH and emotional heft, the New York band continue their journey towards rock's top tier ...

see also Banks & Steelz


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