Matt Johnson

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Talk Talk singer Mark Hollis in London in 1990. Photograph: Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images

Mark Hollis, the founder of Talk Talk, one of the UK’s most influential electronic/ambient groups, has died at the age of 64. The news was first repo(...)

It takes time to sort out the wheat from the chaff in your life, and then, with a mix of received wisdom, logic and luck (and more besides), to priori(...)

 Matt Johnson of The The: delivered tunes probing commerce, power, comparative religions. Photograph: Getty Images

The keyboard guy made it look like he was going home just after the band struck up An Uncertain Smile. When you expected the first keyboard refrain, y(...)

Paul Simon: has encapsulated all that is good about artistic honesty

Saturday, July 7th The The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin; 7.30pm; €55.50; ticketmaster.ie It takes an artist of some standing to effectively disappear from (...)

Aslan will play Iveagh Gardens, Dublin on Friday, 13th July, and Saturday, 21st July.

Alanis Morissette – July 5th The rousing singalong: Don’t pretend you don’t know every single word to Ironic. All together, now: “It’s like raaaaaaaa(...)

Just after we shake hands and sit down for a chat, I make Johnny Marr a solemn promise. “Don’t worry,” I say. “I’m not going to ask you that question.(...)

The Dirties

Matt (Matthew Johnson) and Owen (Owen Williams) are BFF fanboy film-makers hoping to make some clazz of sub-Tarantino crime flick featuring the bullie(...)