Maximo Park

Maxïmo Park’s Paul Smith: “It feels like nobody’s been held to account for the Grenfell Tower fire”

The frontman tells us about new album 'Nature Always Wins', fighting for justice, and his feelings on 'landfill indie'

The term ‘landfill indie’ is pure snobbery from people who don’t know how to have fun

The term is so sneeringly reductive it’s like your Grandad listing the relative merits of each Pokémon

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The best and worst rock star attempts… so far!

Which rockstars have triumphed and/or gloriously failed when taking on our weekly career-spanning memory quiz?

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Paul Smith, Maxïmo Park

1: For what unusual reason is Jonathan Quearney thanked in the liner notes to Maxïmo Park’s third album ‘Quicken The Heart’? “I know this...

Maxïmo Park’s Paul Smith talks new “punchy, grungy” solo album – and backs calls for a second Brexit referendum

“Guitar music as a term is quite conservative,” says Paul Smith. “So I always try to make my songs as interesting lyrically and structurally...

Maxïmo Park’s Paul Smith has announced a new solo album, listen to new track ‘Silver Rabbit’

Maxïmo Park's Paul Smith has announced a new solo album titled 'Diagrams' marking his fourth LP as a solo artist. READ MORE: Maximo Park’s...

RiZE Festival 2018: who will headline V Festival’s replacement?

The brand new V-Festival replacement RiZE will be offering a range of indie, pop, dance and urban acts across four stages at Hylands Park in Chelmsford this...

Maximo Park – ‘Risk To Exist’ Review

Trump’s quasi-fascist Presidency-for-profit, Brexit’s lies, Tory election fraud, the cruelty of austerity, Syria – with the world going to hell in an ‘I’ve Spent...

Maximo Park’s Paul Smith tells the story of classic single ‘Apply Some Pressure’

Maximo Park frontman Paul Smith has revealed the story behind their seminal single 'Apply Some Pressure'. Watch our video interview above. Smith was talking to...