Gary Ryan

Weyes Blood on ‘Titanic Rising’, her vital climate change wake-up call: “It’s not music that’s going to save us – it’s activism”

When Natalie Mering – aka Weyes Blood – released ‘Titanic Rising’ last April, it already felt like one of the most vital albums of...

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Dave Clark, The Dave Clark Five

1: An easy one to begin with: which band did your 1964 single ‘Glad All Over’ knock off the top of the charts? “The...

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

Which former boyband member’s debut 2017 solo single uses the hook from your 2000 hit ‘It Wasn’t Me’? “Oh lord! I know it ‘cos...

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Nicolas Godin, Air

1: Which band covered ‘Sexy Boy’ as a B-side in 2005? Nicolas: “It’s the guys from Scotland – um… Franz Ferdinand!” CORRECT. “It was a...

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Justin Hawkins, The Darkness

The Darkness frontman faces the ultimate quiz – on his own career

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells – Graham Coxon, Blur

The Blur guitarist and solo star faces the ultimate quiz – on his own career

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Keith Murray, We Are Scientists

In Does Rock 'N' Roll Kill Braincells?!, we quiz a grizzled artist on their own career to see how much they can remember – and find out if the booze, loud music and/or tour sweeties has knocked the knowledge out of them. This week: Keith Murray, frontman of We Are Scientists, who are set to commemorate the (in their words) “50th anniversary” of their 2005 debut album ‘With Love and Squalor’ with a series of live performances.

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Jez Kerr, A Certain Ratio

In Does Rock 'N' Roll Kill Braincells?!, we quiz a grizzled artist on their own career to see how much they can remember – and find out if the booze, loud music and/or tour sweeties has knocked the knowledge out of them. This week: Jez Kerr from atmospheric Manchester experimentalists A Certain Ratio
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