I interviewed a heavily jetlagged Geddy Lee after hearing the new album, Clockwork Angels, just the once. I dislike not being able to really get into an album before interviewing, and I hate short interviews – 30 minutes, unfortunately, leaves little time to pursue lines of enquiry, unless you’re prepared to risk the entire interview being dumped because you failed to get the basics. Continue reading
My interview with Rush’s Geddy Lee in Guitar and Bass magazine. Continue reading
My fourth column for All Out Cricket (no. 93) Continue reading
I gained a brother-in-law, but totally lost the bus driver …
(BS) what if dot dot dot, as opposed to what if question mark, that was clarified very early on.
By whom? Continue reading
See also the full transcript here
A transcript of my interview with Glenn Matlock, Chris Spedding and Steven Parsons of King Mob.
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There’s a lot of waiting around
Glen – you know radio four, that poncy news program, they said ‘now we’re going over to floella poncenby-smythe who’s with charlie watts from the rolling stones, today celebrating thirty years playing in the rolling stones, and she said ‘charlie, you’ve been playing live for thirty years, and he said ‘you’ve got it wrong there love …’ and she said ‘what do you mean, surely you formed in such and such a date and now it’s such and such a date’, and he said I might have been in the band for thirty years, but it’s not thirty years’ playing, its five years playing and twenty-five years hanging about’ Continue reading
Pete Langman talks to Bill Nelson, 15-9-2011, 10am
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Listening to the box set … 150 tracks on seven discs
BN - I think there’s an eighth disc
that didn’t make it to me
BN - well i’ve not got a copy of that yet either – that was held up because there were some negotiations with the bbc to get hold of the david jenson sessions and the peel sessions, and um, I think that’s all been done now and it will be in the final finished thing Continue reading
Read the full transcript here.