Interview: Paul Simon

   The voice is slight yet unmistakable, but the mindset remains as firm, if not steely, as it has always been. Paul Simon may be closer to 80 than 70, but the songwriter – who in 2007 was the first recipient of the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song – is having none … Read more Interview: Paul Simon

Interview: Steve Van Zandt

  If the phrase ‘ineffably cool’ could be applied to just one person in traditional rock music it would probably be Steve Van Zandt. ‘Miami’ Steve Van Zandt, Little Steven – whatever the moniker – is a natural born chiller, a musician who started out playing with Bruce Springsteen, graduated to Southside Johnny and the … Read more Interview: Steve Van Zandt

Interview: Lisa O’Neill

  “I’m owning it more, and I really value that,” says Cavan singer-songwriter, Lisa O’Neill, who is reflecting on the difference a few years can make in terms of confidence and self-assurance. “I’m not in disbelief anymore that this is happening. When I was speaking about my previous album, I would have felt that maybe … Read more Interview: Lisa O’Neill

Interview: Wolfgang Flur

  He used to be a robot, but he’s all right now. Wolfgang Flur is one of the most famous musicians in the history of electronica, and as he runs through a soundcheck in the Arctic environment of an underground car park, it’s obvious that this most dapper gentleman wears the fame, renown, recognition and … Read more Interview: Wolfgang Flur