“I don’t like Northern people, I don’t like Mancunians” – Mark E. Smith’s Guide To Britain
Britain's greatest human on why he's never seen The Fall as a Northern band, what went wrong for Sheffield, and the dangers of Bitcoin.
Being Damo Suzuki: The Man Who Practically Invented Post-Punk and Ambient Music
Talking 60s communes, nearly dying in the Sahara Desert, and channelling the Stone Age with the former member of Can.
Fat White Family Claim to be The Fall Frontman on "I Am Mark E Smith"
Listen to the premiere of the band's new single here.
Lefty Veggies Gone Bonkers, Giving Massages to Morrissey: The Untold Story of James
Some bands just aren't cool. But did they really deserve the backlash?
Mark E Smith Bit Down on my Throat Like a Rottweiler on a New-Born
In a new feature, we ask some of our favourite music journalists to cast their lager-braised minds back to the times they met their musical idols.
In the 1980s, Brix Smith was best known as a guitarist in The Fall, and as the wife of its frontman Mark E. Smith, whom she divorced. Brix was one of very few women in British indie at a time when it was still any good. She brought fashion and glamour...