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Watch Katy B’s New ‘Movement’ Video

In 2008, Kathleen Brien enrolled at London's prestigious Goldsmiths College to study music, following in the footsteps of alumni like Malcolm McLaren, Blur's Alex James,…
Nick Duerden / October 25, 2011

Words of Wisdom: PJ Harvey

On this chilly February morning, Polly Jean Harvey walks into a fairly clinical West London hotel conference room with a steady and all too palpable…
Nick Duerden / April 11, 2011

PJ Harvey Delivers Chilling, Gripping London Set

It wasn't until the encore that PJ Harvey finally spoke.
Nick Duerden / February 28, 2011

Atari Teenage Riot Reunite in London

There are at least two things you should never take to an Atari Teenage Riot show. The first is a sensitive disposition, because ATR are…
Nick Duerden / May 13, 2010

Evanescence Offshoot Debuts New Songs Live

We Are the Fallen chose to debut new songs Tuesday night in a tiny London, England, student union before barely 200 people, the vast majority…
Nick Duerden / March 24, 2010

Lily Allen, Paramore, Muse Win at NME Awards

A week after the Brit Awards confirmed Lady Gaga as the best new pop star of the year, Wednesday night's NME Awards bestowed her merely…
Nick Duerden / February 25, 2010

Hole Play First Concert in a Decade!

Courtney Love strides onto the stage at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire Wednesday night dressed like a dishevelled prom queen, and launches her band Hole straight…
Nick Duerden / February 18, 2010

Breaking Out: The Heavy

Two years ago, something finally went right for the Heavy. After almost a decade of inexplicable U.K. indifference to their swaggering garage rock and sweaty…
Nick Duerden / September 25, 2009

Hot New Band: Fight Like Apes

In a corner of a dilapidated southeast London bar, two members of Dublin's Fight Like Apes sit on a low sofa with their legs pressed…
Nick Duerden / April 21, 2009

The SPIN Interview: Paul Weller

As frontman for the Jam and later the Style Council, Paul Weller has been an uncompromising face of British rock for three decades. "I've considered…
Nick Duerden / July 1, 2008

Coldplay Launch ‘La Vida’ Live in London

It's been a momentous week for Coldplay in the U.K. They've sold 300,000 copies of their new album, Viva La Vida, in just three days,…
Nick Duerden / June 17, 2008

Pete Doherty: Man Out of Time

This cover story was originally published in the February 2008 issue of SPIN. Screwing a cigarette into his mouth, which he clamps between…
Nick Duerden / January 22, 2008

“The Hottest Band on Earth Should Get Everything They Want, No?”

All told, 2002 was a vintage year for the Hives. Nearly a decade after their inception in Fagersta, a pinprick-size Swedish town (population: 12,000), the…
Nick Duerden / November 2, 2007