Roger than David
She was named the new greatest UK songwriter: critics describe Soak as a tomboy girl from Northern Ireland with a skateboard, guitar behind her and touching songs in the arsenal.
But what is beyond the hype? A lot of things, says journalist Ayda Bagkherneyad.
Nobody goes around the bush, talking about her age. Bridi Monds-Watson, better known as Soak, first picked up the guitar at the age of 13, played her first concert at 15, and in 2012, when she turned 16, released her debut EP on a label owned by Chvrches. Now, at almost 18 years old, she is releasing her first album and showing that even with the label “singer-singer” that does not cause anything other than yawning, one can be dull. And the fact that adulthood and maturity is overrated, because some people Continue reading
It is thanks to him that we know the cool melodies of Joy Division and the dreary euphoria of New Order. In 2015, with a new band and a new album, “Music Complete”, he prepared new shocks for us.
Bernard Sunmer has a headache. Sitting in a soft pink armchair in the corner of a stuffed office with curved floors on the third floor of the so-so-worn-out Union Club in Soho, dressed in black all over New Order vocalist and former Joy Division guitarist politely wonders if he can’t take off his sunglasses during an interview and not close the window overlooking the bustling greek street.
And there are reasons for these requests. To begin with, we met at the end of a long day devoted entirely Continue reading
The king of rock and the witty master Noel Gallagher over the past decades has provided all music publications with invaluable news material. We decided to recall the best of his statements …
About Hip Hop Stars at Glastonbury
“Glastonbury usually comes to listen to guitar music, and even when the organizers throw something strange, you think” Kylie Minogue? “But I’m not going to put up with hip hop on Glastonbury. It’s wrong.”
About hip hop in general
“I despise hip-hop. I hate him. Eminem is an idiot, and 50 Cent is the most disgusting person I’ve ever Continue reading