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Launched in San Francisco in 1987, SOMA is a bi-monthly magazine covering avant-garde arts, fashion, culture and design. It is also available online.

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David Bowie: Portrait of the Artist: David Bowie

Interview by Steffan Chirazi, SOMA, October 1999

He makes music. He acts. He paints. He makes sculptures. David Bowie sits and talks for 'hours...' with Stefan Chirazi about how it all comes ...

Morrissey: Nine Perfect Minutes With Morrissey

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, SOMA, December 2000

ONCE, HE was the bespectacled singer of archetypal British guitar band The Smiths; now he's living in Los Angeles and shopping for a label. ...

Peter Murphy

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, September 2002

PETER MURPHY. Once the man who forced glamour and dread into its permanent cage match, he's now become the dark bard of Istanbul. ...

Goldfrapp: An Interview

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, March 2003

IT'S NOT EASY being an "it" girl, especially when most of those proclaiming it have little clue as to what "it" is. Most often, "it" ...

David Bowie: Life On Earth

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, July 2003

"You know how I know it's the end of the world, Lenny? Because everything's been done. Every kinda music, every government, every hairstyle. How we ...

Carla Bruni: The Literary Ambitions Of A Model

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, February 2007

THERE WAS a t-shirt going around a few years ago which snottily declared of its wearers, I Hate Models. Of course, it said way less ...

Charlotte Gainsbourg: Initials C.G.

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, April 2007

NEW YORK'S hideously hypocritical smoking policy (in a city choking on exhaust fumes) was a particular nuisance that morning at the impossibly fabulous Carlyle Hotel, ...

Siouxsie Sioux: Sans Banshees, Siouxsie Returns

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, October 2007

IT'S HARD TO recall a time when the scent of Armageddon has hung so heavy in the international air as it has during this, the ...

The Raveonettes: Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, February 2008

THEY WERE a glorious sight, appearing gorgeously on the horizon. Modern day Vikings, they came from the land of Hamlet, pastry and strikingly progressive politics ...

Patrick Wolf: A Wolf In Wolf's Clothing

Interview by Ken Scrudato, SOMA, June 2009

IN AN AGE of insufferably style-less, beardy bores like Fleet Foxes and Band of Horses, when the gloriously outlandish and confrontational likes of Dresden Dolls ...

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