Joe Strummer

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Moby: older and wiser? Photograph: Michael Bezjian/Getty

You can tell a lot about Moby’s second memoir, the follow-up to his 2016 effort, Porcelain, from its title: Then It Fell Apart. You can tell even more(...)

Joe Strummer was a trailblazing punk pioneer who musically and politically helped shape a generation. In Bono’s words, he wrote the rule book for poli(...)

Jean-Michel Basquiat: he “was like his own university. He was always gathering material and information and storing it.” Photograph: Alexis Adler/Magnolia Pictures

Sara Driver’s new picture, Boom for Real, about the late teenage years of the New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, is a huge cause for celebration. L(...)

Béatrice Dalle: ‘I don’t have a car, I don’t own my place, I don’t have a house in the country.’ Photograph: Didier Baverel/WireImage

Can it really be true, I ask Béatrice Dalle, that you seduced the English actor Rupert Everett? “Bah ouais,” she replies as we chat in a cafe near her(...)

Superorganism: Eight strangers are drawn together from different corners of the world to  make music together under one roof

What? A globe-spanning electronic pop collective. From where? London, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Why? Eight strangers drawn together from diff(...)

 Mick Jones (left), Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon of punk  band The Clash performing in about 1980. File photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

‘This was a baptism of fire.” Paul Tipping is remembering his time as the entertainments officer of the students union in Trinity College Dublin in 1(...)

Denis O’Brien has turned to consultants McKinsey and Goetzpartners to help plot a way forward for Digicel. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

As he briefed bond investors this week on the “substantial risks” facing Denis O’Brien’s Digicel, CreditSights debt analyst Michael Chakardjian evoked(...)

Bono: “There is just something in particular about this spec-wearing, doggerel-spouting rock dinosaur that aggravates the masses.” Photograph: Reuters/Danny Moloshok

About a decade ago I hosted a public interview with the film-maker Julien Temple about his Joe Strummer documentary. Obeying article 5 of the EU Rocku(...)

Peig Sayers: Though Brian Boyd studied her book, he speaks better Spanish, Italian and Portuguese than he does Irish

Brian Boyd I’ve been reading the “Neighbours: Britain and Ireland” series in The Irish Times over the past week, and have to admit I’m feeling a bi(...)

South London’s Jamie Treays doesn’t do things by half, which is probably why canvasmag.co.uk described him as “the bastard love child of Billy Bragg (...)

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