Neil Strauss: “There was a threesome I had, and a husky dog there kept trying to make love to me. I left that out of the book”

‘How do you take notes while participating in an orgy?” is a question I’ve not asked many interviewees. But now Neil Strauss is explaining how it’s(...)

Damien Rice: “Once I got to that place and I started fixing the things inside, everything changed”

“You’re doing something, you’re doing something, boom, you crash, burn, you fail. You beat yourself up, and then you find your way out of it.” (...)

So then, you’ve been wondering what the hell Damien Rice has been up to for the last eight or so years? Sporadic contributions to various charitabl(...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)

Damien Rice: Love Is Not For Fun. What about crazy Golf?

ICEAGE How Many Matador HHHH At first I have to check that my laptop isn’t having a conniption. This new single from the Danes really doe(...)

Ed Sheeran: x

When you’re hot property everyone wants a piece of you, and the roll call of collaborators on Ed Sheeran’s second album suggests he’s the sort of g(...)

Chuck D (aka Carlton Douglas Ridenhour) is just about to give a lecture to students in Massachusetts. He is also juggling preparations for next wee(...)