• Obscured by Clouds

    Obscured by Clouds

    William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.

  • Pink Floyd: The Black Strat

    Pink Floyd: The Black Strat

    The guitar is the iconic symbol of rock music’s sex, rebellion, and power. Pink Floyd: The Black Strat is a new book about one of Dave Gilmour’s primary instruments — his black Stratocaster. S D Green explores whether the book conjures any of the instrument’s magic by uncovering its underpinnings.

  • Portugal. The Man

    Portugal. The Man

    In which our hero, Addam Donnelly, gets his dirty old church mouth cleaned out by Portugal. The Man, and a sound that defies description. Fortunately, he expected the unexpected.

  • JDH & Dave P

    JDH & Dave P

    Go Commando (Defend). Review by Chris Catania.

  • David Gilmour

    David Gilmour

    Live in Gdansk (EMI). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Ceremony


    Still, Nothing Moves You (Bridge Nine). Review by Jen Cray.

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