List of articles in the library
The 25th of May: Praise The Barricades
Report and Interview by Richard North, Siren, May 1992
"IN A WAY it's beyond words. I've got so much respect for the way he lifted himself above the surroundings, that he was brought up ...
Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, November 2003
The East Kent artict/musician talks at length about being an outsider, his political and philosophical views, and Tracey Emin's "shitty old disco tent from Millets".
File format: mp3; file size: 45.1mb, interview length: 1h 43' 03" sound quality: **
Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (CBS LP/Cassette/CD)
Review by Richard North, New Musical Express, 5 March 1988
OSTENSIBLY LENNY has that kind of graceless seriousness which makes the more frivolous amongst us uncomfortable. He's been dismissed by a multitude as an old ...
The Fuzztones: Police To Meet You
Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, August 1985
THE FUZZTONES are the type of band who inspire thoughts like, 'Rootless beat, ruthless rhythms, voxed-up twang at maximum volume, magnified beyond belief. Bourbon, drugs, ...
Profile and Interview by Richard North, Siren, April 1992
THOUGHTS. Kevin Mooney's flat. Aylesbury Estate, South East London. Twilight. ...
Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, Fall 1988
Mr P-Orridge talks at length about psychedelics, acid house, sexuality, ritual, Tantra, and about Psychic TV, Throbbing Gristle and Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth.
File format: mp3; file size: 125.7mb, interview length: 2h 17' 19" sound quality: ***
Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, December 1988
Psychic TV have flirted with religious and anti – religious imagery through their growth time, they set up the Temple Of Psychick Youth and, more ...
Public Image Ltd: D'Ya Ken John PiL
Interview by Richard North, Siren, March 1992
John Lydon refuses to go away, even though it seems the decent thing to do. Somehow he remains a thorn in the side, an anti-hero ...
Sex Gang Children, Southern Death Cult: Positive Punk: Blood And Roses
Overview by Richard North, New Musical Express, 19 February 1983
PART ONE "Don't dream it, be it." — Rocky Horror Show ...
Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, March 1989
A positively psychedelic interview which ranges from Karen Carpenter to the interview process itself, via strap-ons, James Joyce and acid house. When not giving interviewer North a really hard time, Thurston Moore treats us to his finest Johnny Thunders impersonation.
File format: mp3; file size: 57.2mb, interview length: 1h 02' 29" sound quality: **½
The Stranglers: The Menin Straits
Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, November 1984
A BAND who, in 1977, I jumped up onstage with at the Queensway Hall Dunstable/I was drunk/I sobered up very quickly/ ...
Mayo Thompson: Corky's Debt To His Father (Glass)
Review by Richard North, New Musical Express, 18 January 1986
APPARENTLY THIS "legendary" and rare LP was first released in Texas in 1972 with only 500 pressed. Hats off to Glass for resurrecting it. One ...
Johnny Thunders: An American In Sweden
Report and Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, April 1989
SO, WHY did I wait around half a day for a three-minute interview with Johnny Thunders? ...
Moe Tucker, Velvet Underground: Moe Tucker: Tucker's Luck
Interview by Richard North, Siren, February 1992
"Like Virginia Woolf, I am aware of the women who are not with us here because they are washing the dishes and looking after the ...
The Velvet Underground: Velvet Underground's Mo Tucker (1991)
Interview by Richard North, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1991
Ms Tucker talks about the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol and the Factory scene, and about her life post-Velvets and becoming a solo artist.
File format: mp3; file size: 43mb, interview length: 46' 58" sound quality: ***
Roger Waters: Wembley Arena, London
Live Review by Richard North, New Musical Express, 5 December 1987
WELCOME TO the latest in Roger's line of grand political concepts, Radio KAOS. An ever proliferating network of seductive allusions, provocative hints, suggestive cross-references. ...
Interview by Richard North, ZigZag, November 1985
STATELY, PLUMP Jah Wobble came from the stairhead, bearing a bottle of lemonade from which the label was peeling. A blue jean jacket, ungirdled, was ...
Xmal Deutschland: Fetisch (4 AD)
Review by Richard North, New Musical Express, 21 May 1983
GERMAN GOTHIC ...
List of genre pieces
Report by Richard North, New Musical Express, 29 July 1989
"IN NEW YORK, you don't need a reason for murder, just an occasion," says one clubber. He's talking about the recent shooting at THE WORLD ...
Jon Savage: Cool and the Crazy
Interview by Richard North, Offbeat, November 1988
Richard North tackles post-punk pessimist, writer, dreamer and rebel without a cause – Jon Savage ...
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