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Out There #9

‘we fought for toilet rolls,’ says Iggy — ‘did anyone invent rock’n’roll’ says Louis Menand — ‘The Last Note’, 1976 by Michael Zagaris — Glastonbury according to AA Gill — Bob Dylan’s 10 Best Film Performances — Casting Martin Scorsese’s Ramones film

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Out There #8

Downtown ’81 — D.A. Pennebaker on Bob Dylan, John Lennon, cinema vérité and Mary Poppins — ‘Sublime and Sombre’, Stockholm’s ABBA museum — Debbie Harry, quite possibly the most iconic woman in music — Seven great Nic Roeg moments — The Persistence of Prog Rock

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Out There #7

The Day the Music Burned — Hallucinating Woodstock at 50 — Catching up with the Woodstock nun — Designing a new 50th anniversary Woodstock recordings boxset — Michael Chiaken inside Dylan’s archive — ghoulish escapades with the Cramps in the cellars of New York’s Bowery

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Out There #6

A 70s punk rom-com — Pennebaker meets Depeche Mode — How a Boston Globe Reporter Tried to Reunite The Kinks and Ended Up With a Movie — Welcome to Jack White’s Temple to Vinyl — Remastering, Reflecting: Everything Still Turns to Gold — The music industry is full of pompous bores – and that’s just […]

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Out There #5

Wim Wenders pictures the Kinks — Ray Davies on hipsters, Pete Townshend and why he fled Tony Blair’s Britain — Exile in Los Angeles — Nik Cohn: ‘I was right: the Stones, after the age of 30, didn’t create anything good’

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Out There #4

Obsessed with mortality, God-infused, and funny — a list of car crash songs in case you are interested — Cameron Crowe’s script for Almost Famous aka ‘Untitled’ — David Dalton’s rumination on the Sex Pistols, punkgeist, rock theology and Sid

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Out There #3

‘No, no way. Nah, nah, no way’ … Van Morrison says ‘No’ — ‘You’re under arrest,’ Boston mayor tells Rolling Stones audience — Bootleg tapers unmasked — David Bowie’s Favourite books — Ray Davies, once and future impresario of Rock Opera — Ray dances in the Kinks ‘Starmaker’ TV Special — When John Waters met […]

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Out There #2

Shoppers may soon be flourishing credit cards featuring the word ‘bollocks’ — and The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Chaos — Christopher Sorrentino talks about ‘Trance’ — and talks to Zachary Lazar — while a 1968 Sandy Pearlman hears intimations of rock’s world-weariness — and reveals of a network of Patti Smith coincidences […]

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Out There #1

UFO crashing and being an unemployed rock star in Michael Hann’s 54 minutes with Phil Mogg — Robert Frank’s CS Blues ‘never playing anywhere’ — Los Angeles Doors Tour — Paul Rothchild on the Doors — (Still) Searching for Robert Johnson — Willie Brown’s M & O Blues — Charley Patton and the Revenant, Richard […]