Al Horner

FFS Interview: Franz Ferdinand And Sparks On How Broken Teeth And 1990s Pop Shaped Their Unexpected Collaboration

It would never have happened if Alex Kapranos hadn’t cracked a tooth. In 2013, the 43-year-old Franz Ferdinand frontman was in Uruguay on tour...

Manic Street Preachers Interview: Read A Classic NME Interview With The Band From May 1992 On The Empty Glamour Of LA

On 15th May 1991, Manic Street Preachers' Richey Edwards gave his most infamous NME interview, cutting '4 real' into his arm during a chat...

Jay-Z’s 10 Best Songs

What are Hova's best tracks? We salute the Roc Nation hero with a rundown of his 10 finest moments on the mic...10 'Dirt Off...

Deftones’ Chino Moreno On Their Spacey, Morrissey-Inspired New Album

It’s a few days after the second anniversary of Deftones bassist Chi Cheng’s death, and singer Chino Moreno is feeling “emotionally very heavy” having...

The Strokes – Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta

Striding out to greet a 30,000-strong crowd, The Strokes look ready to tear hearts and eardrums apart. It’stheir first gig of 2015, and their...

How Johnny Cash’s ‘American IV: The Man Comes Around’ Helped Define The Country Crooner’s Legacy

On what would have been Johnny Cash's 84th birthday, the full, in-depth story behind the fourth instalment of The Man In Black's iconic 'American'...

Ride Interview: Backstage With The Returning Shoegaze Pioneers At Their First Gig In 20 Years

It’s a glorious Easter Sunday in Oxford and the city is thronging with visitors admiring the historic dreaming spires, basking on college greens or...

Tobias Jesso Jr Interview: On Heartbreak, Hype And Being Championed By Adele

This time last year, Tobias Jesso Jr. was living at his family home in Canada, working for a friend’s moving company and helping his...

Super Furry Animals Interview: The Returning Welsh Legends On How Their Upcoming Comeback Tour Is “The Start Of The Revolution”

After six years away, Super Furry Animals are back to reissue and tour their landmark Welsh-language album ‘Mwng’. But there’s more than that at...

Speedy Ortiz – ‘Foil Deer’

“You never knew me, man, not even a fraction”, seethes Sadie Dupuis, atop a knot of corkscrewing guitars on ‘Raise The Skates’, the second...
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