Interview: Stewart Lee

Interview: Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee talks about the conceited nature of stand-up comedy ahead of the second series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle for the BBC.
The rise of the 'ADD music video'

The rise of the ‘ADD music video’

Earlier this week Battles released the video for their recent single, ‘Ice Cream’ by non-Canadian film company, Canada. The single—as most Battles fans will tell you—is about as ‘pop’ as Battles get. The video—as most Battles fans will tell you— is about as ‘un-Battles’ as Battles get… I may as...
"More is more", an interview with Conrad Keely

“More is more”, an interview with Conrad Keely

It’s the day before …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead are due to take to the stage at the Electric Ballroom in Camden and I’m walking around somewhat aimlessly in the capital during an uncharacteristically sunny day–we hadn’t arranged those two important details of any meeting:...
Andy Holden

Andy Holden

Versus takes a look at Andy Holden’s studio in Bedfordshire as the visual artist, scupltor, journalist and frontman for the band The Grubby Mitts prepares for the largest exhibition to date of his works at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
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Linear Notes: Bradford Cox (Atlas Sound/ Deerhunter)

Linear Notes: Bradford Cox (Atlas Sound/ Deerhunter)

1. What’s the most over-the-top thing anyone’s said about your music? Well, recently I guess the one that comes to mind was when we toured with Nine Inch Nails and we heard some interesting things there. Some girl came up to us and was like, “you guys sound just like Angels & Airwaves!” I don’t...
Dan Boulton 'Southbank' Exhibition

Dan Boulton ‘Southbank’ Exhibition

From the 6th to 15th May, Madame Lillie’s Gallery will exhibit a series of photographs by UK based photographer Dan Boulton. Boulton’s first solo show consists of images pulled from his long term documentation of the skateboard culture of London’s most revered meeting place based in the under-croft area of the South Bank Centre. Originally...