Monday, 25 March 2013
THIS WEEK AT ROCK'S BACK PAGES
Feature of the Week
MOVING VIOLATORS: Three-plus decades of electro-rock deviants Depeche Mode marked by interviews with Betty Page (Sounds, 1981) and Mat Snow (Q, 1989). Plus Dave Gahan meets Brandon Flowers in 2009...
Spotlight on Harvey Kubernik, grilling Phil Spector (Melody Maker, 1975) and rapping with Robbie Robertson (Crawdaddy, 1976). Plus Harvey's liner notes for Allen Ginsberg's Kaddish (Water Records, 2006).
THESE JUST IN: Kate Allen's highlights of David Bowie is at the V&A; Noe Gold remembers blues wunderkind Stevie Ray Vaughan; Tony Fletcher unearths a rare Smiths rehearsal tape; and more new posts by RBP scribes…
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