Tom Verlaine

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To many, Violent Femmes will always only be the band who play that song (Blister in the Sun) at every indie disco you’ve ever been to. Yet 36 years (...)

The ambiguity inherent in the title of this album, The Unseen in Between, runs through the fourth solo collection by Steve Gunn, the Brooklyn-based gu(...)

One of rock music’s true survivors, Peter Perrett’s former fondness for drugs makes Keith Richards look like the Archbishop of Canterbury. Up until (...)

Any band that previews album tracks for their fans via a “secret” phone number and an answering machine is fine by us. London-based indie rock band Ul(...)

BB&C: Nels Cline (centre) with saxophonist Tim Berne and drummer Jim Black

You can blame Jimi Hendrix, says the American guitarist and composer Nels Cline, who freely admits that if it hadn’t been for Hendrix he might (...)

Danielle Haim of Haim

The summer of 2013 was a season of stellar musical highs from David Byrne and St Vincent at the Electric Picnic to Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour to C(...)

In an ideal world, Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs would exist in that monochrome early 1970s New York landscape of Television, CBGBs and hardchaws(...)

Commodified: the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s re-creation of the CBGB toilets for its show Punk: Chaos to Couture. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

Exhibitions are seldom funny, but Punk: Chaos to Couture , the Metropolitan Museum of Art ex(...)