Monthly Archives: March 2011

Interview: Franz Ferdinand

Adapted from an interview conducted for The Yorker, at Manchester Academy, on 6 March 2009. The coveted Mercury Prize win that greeted Franz Ferdinand’s 2004 debut heralded the arrival of a band whose mainstream fanbase was matched by critical acclaim. … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (3)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 3.1: a song that you listen to when you’re happy 123. The National – ‘All the Wine’ “I’m a perfect piece of ass… I’m a festival, I’m a parade.” It’s difficult not to find … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (2)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 2.1: a song from your favourite band 116. Radiohead – ‘Cuttooth’ One of their best b sides. Perhaps worthy of a place on Amnesiac. Day 2.2: a song from a band you hate Does … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (1)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Transposed from current Facebook meme of choice 30 Day Song Challenge. Day 1.1: your favourite song 107. The Divine Comedy – ‘In Pursuit of Happiness’ Day 1.2: your least favourite song Obvious contender. Sorry, Scouting … Continue reading

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