Punk

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M(h)aol: Attachment Styles review
The five-piece combine wit, skill and primal music on an album that is vulnerable, triumphant and cathartic in equal measure

Dannii Leivers

03, Feb, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Cub Sport, Mo’Ju and Huntly: Australia’s best new music for February
Each month our critics pick 20 new songs for our Spotify playlist. Read about 10 of our favourites here – and subscribe on Spotify, which updates with the full list at the start of each month

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Andrew Stafford, Shaad D'Souza, Michael Sun and Isabella Trimboli

02, Feb, 2023 @12:50 AM

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Stop smearing anti-racist skinheads, please | Letter
Letter: Some of them are just as warm, kind, sympathetic and thoughtful as Shane Meadows’ Woody and co, writes Dr Sean Purchase

01, Feb, 2023 @6:39 PM

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‘They felt like a possible future’: how Brian Eno and I recorded Television’s first demos
In search of the new, Richard Williams – then an A&R man at Island Records – captured early Television in an office block salsa studio. But Tom Verlaine wasn’t impressed

Richard Williams

01, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Tom Verlaine obituary
Visionary frontman of Television whose 1977 debut LP Marquee Moon is considered one of the most influential albums of its era

Richard Williams

29, Jan, 2023 @3:40 PM

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Tom Verlaine: Television’s perfectionist guitar genius always kept punk guessing | Alexis Petridis
A hugely gifted and original musician, Verlaine kept up the exacting standards in his solo career

Alexis Petridis

29, Jan, 2023 @1:22 PM

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Tom Verlaine, frontman and guitarist of US band Television, dies at 73
New York group, which broke up in 1978, best known for Marquee Moon and whose singer-songwriter also worked with Patti Smith

Jane Clinton

28, Jan, 2023 @10:17 PM

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Famous fans say farewell to the B-52’s: ‘They got me to question my own prejudices’
After 46 years, the Athens originals are taking off for good later this year. David Byrne, Boy George and more pay tribute to one of the most unusual pop bands ever

Interviews by Dave Simpson

13, Jan, 2023 @10:56 AM

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Billy Nomates: ‘Some days I think I’ve done something good, the next I’ll set fire to it’
Tor Maries took her band name from an insult, and her sick-of-it-all songs decry sexism, dead-end jobs and social inequality. She’s still wondering how success found her

Emma Garland

11, Jan, 2023 @2:29 PM

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John Lydon’s Public Image Ltd compete to represent Ireland at Eurovision
Former Sex Pistols’ frontman, who was born in London to Irish parents, has entered the song Hawaii, a love letter to his wife who has Alzheimer’s disease

Laura Snapes

09, Jan, 2023 @1:27 PM

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Iggy Pop: Every Loser review | Dave Simpson's album of the week
After jazz crooning, poetry and electronic experimentation, 75-year-old Pop goes back to his roots on his 19th solo album

Dave Simpson

05, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Robert Forster: Venus by Television is the most perfect song of all time
The former Go-Betweens frontman recounts how, as a teenager, he fell under the spell of Television’s album Marquee Moon

Robert Forster

01, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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