Kevin EG Perry

Busting makes us feel good: all the fun – and 2020 film news – from the Ghostbusters Fan Fest

Last Saturday marked the 35th anniversary of the release of Ghostbusters, the most popular and commercially successful movie ever to feature a scene in which...

Dr. John, 1941-2019 – A guide for the confusementalised

Not me, obviously. Well, not just me. It was missing Dr. John, who died from a heart attack on Thursday just as the sun...

Prince’s purple reign, remembered by his closest friends and collaborators

In 1979, Earth, Wind and Fire’s manager Bob Cavallo travelled to Anaheim, California to see a young artist who’d approached him about the possibility...

The Big Read – Kacey Musgraves: “I really have seen a few UFOs…”

Country music is having a moment, and it's thanks in no small part to Kacey Musgraves, the acid-dropping, UFO-spotting, Coachella-punking queen of the rodeo. Kevin EG Perry meets her in Palm Springs, California, to talk about her transformative 'Golden Hour' album, her socially progressive lyrics and her dream of working with Daft Punk.

Public Enemy’s Chuck D: “When we first came to the UK, we wanted to spill blood on the stage.”

Today, Chuck D descends on the UK with old-school hip hop heroes De La Soul and Wu Tang Clan for the Gods Of Rap tour. At 59, the Public Enemy frontman has more than earned that title, via a string of era-defining albums, his unwavering political voice and tracks that are unimpeachable hip hop classics. Kevin EG Perry headed to Chuck's campaign room in California to find him plotting his European offensive.

The Big Read – Mac DeMarco: Even Cowboys Get The Blues

Once known for his outrageous onstage antics and cult-leader-like effect on his followers, Mac DeMarco has, of late, settled into a hermit-like existence in Los Angeles. The result is 'Here Comes The Cowboy', an album of minimal, sparse and intimate songs, which is out next week. Kevin EG Perry heads to Mac's gaff for drinks, chat and barbecue and hears how music's most chilled-out man somehow cooled it down even more.

Kim Deal: The Breeders frontwoman on their fifth album, Pixies and touring with Nirvana

1. Joining Pixies (because they made her laugh) In January 1986, a week after moving to Boston from Dayton, Ohio, Kim spotted an ad in...

The first night of Robyn’s tour turned a Hollywood audience (including Adele!) into a room full of friends

There’s a moment in the Robyn show. You know, one of those you giddily recount and discuss and dissect later in the night, looking...

Why shouldn’t A Star Is Born win the Best Picture Oscar? Because it’s basically The Ryan Adams Story

An established male rock star stumbles across a talented younger female singer. He recognises that she’s a great songwriter and tells her so, inviting...

Are weed raves the future of clubbing?

As a Brit living in the States it’s easy to have a certain snobbishness about Americans when it comes to raving. They missed the...
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