Gary Ryan

The 1975 live in Manchester: an “anti-nostalgic” homecoming for a band at the top of their game

With a crowd of super fans primed to roar back the hits, this tiny gig proves to be an overdue celebration of The 1975's 2013 debut

Jake Shears: “I’m always the last one standing – this album is dedicated to those who remain”

The pop trailblazer on his new solo album 'Last Man Dancing', sharing a house with Sam Fender and the Scissor Sisters' legacy

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Pete Waterman

Which 2021 Olly Alexander-starring drama features Divine’s SAW-produced ‘You Think You're a Man’? “Was it It’s a Sin?” CORRECT. “Divine was lovely. We had a lot...

Lewis Capaldi live in Leeds: pop’s jester pulls no punchlines at triumphant opening night

“Leeds!”, proclaims Lewis Capaldi on the opening night of his mammoth world tour, “I’m fucking back! I’m feeling as strong as an ox. I’ve...

Fucked Up: “We were supposed to play live on MTV… but they called the cops on us!”

Damian Abraham, frontman of the Canadian hardcore heroes, takes the ultimate test

Daniel Vangarde: “When I heard Daft Punk, I said: ‘I cannot compete with this music'”

The French disco pioneer (and dad of Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter) takes the ultimate test

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Blue

The boy band take the ultimate test

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz

Which Isle of Wight band have covered Talking Heads’ ‘Psycho Killer’? “Oh, Wet Leg!” CORRECT. “I loved that cover and I adore them. I heard a couple...

Martin Compston: “Partying with Arctic Monkeys at 1am? I was in heaven”

On his gig-going youth, hard-drinking twenties and summer nights with Alex Turner