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Nick Kent

Nick Kent

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The Pen Is Mightier As A Chord

Report by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 17 March 1979

...sometimes. The rock critic as musician. By Sandy Robertson ...

The Almost Legendary Nick Kent Story

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 10 January 1981

The modest (if a mite incestuous) tale of the celebrated NME writer who is now on the threshold of becoming a bona fide rock star ...

The Write Stuff: Nick Kent

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, June 1994

FOR ANY CALLOW, maladjusted youth growing up in the early-to-mid-‘70s with the New Musical Express as his bible, Nick Kent was unquestionably the coolest rock ...

Nick Kent: Apathy for the Devil – A 1970s Memoir

Book Review by Robert Sandall, The Sunday Times, 21 February 2010

AS AN EYEWITNESS account of the dangerous excesses of the 1970s rock scene, Apathy for the Devil is in a compulsively readable class of its ...

I Was (Almost) a Teenage Sex Pistol: David Harrison

Book Excerpt by Paul Gorman, 'The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren' (Constable), April 2020

IN 1975, THE regular customers at Sex – the fetish boutique operated at 430 King’s Road by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood – included David ...

Nick Kent: "I was in the right place at the right time, on the wrong drugs"

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, The Observer, 9 January 2021

The rock critic who revived British music writing at the NME in the 70s is back with his first novel — a caustic tale of ...

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