Articles Tagged 'Peter Gabriel'

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock

Martin Freeman, Is That You?

In case you missed them, these startling images were released late last week to promote the BBC mock-rock comedy Brian Pern: A Life in Rock, which is the sequel to BBC Four’s The Life of Rock with Brian Pern. To illustrate what kind of a thing it is (we’ll get to Martin Freeman and why […]

Dark Side of the Moon

RIP Storm Thorgerson: 10 Of His Best Album Covers

It’s a mark of the strength of vision in the graphic designer Storm Thorgerson’s work – both solo and with the design collective Hipgnosis – that the news of his passing should have created waves of sympathy from rock fans all over the world. The designers of album covers don’t usually get that kind of attention. […]

Kate Bush Week: Five Great Kate Collaborators

For someone who has the reputation of a musical hermit these days, Kate Bush has a lot of friends and has collaborated on a startling variety of different projects. It’s not just a question of her bussing in performers to garland her songs with strange and wonderful sounds either, she’s been known to accept the […]

’80s Music Week: Five Great British Music Videos

The ’80s was the decade of the music video, what with MTV and the rise of the aristocratic pop star that refused to flog their wares in TV studios all over the world. And it’s fair to say that the British pop acts realised this slightly quicker than their American counterparts. The fact that we’d […]

Music Roundup: Glasvegas ‘Shine Like Stars’ Once Again

Glasvegas has experienced a helluva lot since issuing their critically-acclaimed eponymous debut nearly three years ago. The raucous set charted at No. 2 in the UK and earned the Glaswegian indie rockers a Mercury Music Prize nomination. They also embarked on several whirlwind tours of the U.S. and Europe, while landing opening spots with the […]