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.
Talking 60s communes, nearly dying in the Sahara Desert, and channelling the Stone Age with the former member of Can.
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Some bands just aren't cool. But did they really deserve the backlash?
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...