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  1. September 6, 2013

    Essaouira, the Moroccan city’s whose charms are Moorish

    The 16th-century port city of Essaouira on Morocco’s Atlantic coast has long been a draw for film-makers. In particular, the...

  2. October 19, 2012

    Vive le roi du rock ’n’ roll

    It has been calculated that a third of the French population has seen Johnny Hallyday perform. Or perhaps it’s a quarter:...

  1. July 9, 2012

    US IPO plans point to thaw in offerings

    Three US companies are looking to raise a combined $477m through initial public offerings in a sign that weak US equity...

  2. March 16, 2012

    Fear of the dark

     Underneath the Lemon Tree: A Memoir of Depression and Recover, by Mark Rice-Oxley, Little, Brown, RRP£13.99, 320 pages From...

  3. March 2, 2012

    Mix and match

    It’s all about the mix,” said Simon Holloway, Jimmy Choo’s co-creative director, while showing off knee-high stiletto...

  4. February 24, 2012

    Johnny Hallyday: Jamais Seul

    While England’s Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, was the least convincing rebel ever to affect a sneer, his counterpart over...

  5. November 4, 2011

    The Inventory: Brian May

    Brian May, 64, a founding member of Queen, is a world-famous guitarist and songwriter. He was appointed CBE in 2005 for...

  6. October 21, 2011

    Chic to Chic

    Anyone reading the forthcoming autobiography of Nile Rodgers – guitarist, co-writer of 1970s disco anthem “Le Freak” and...

  7. September 30, 2011

    Small talk: Magnus Mills

    Bus driver by day, novelist by night, Magnus Mills was born in Birmingham in 1954 and brought up in Bristol. He has produced...

  8. September 16, 2011

    Hypnotic grunge

    Amid the hoopla surrounding the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, it’s easy to forget that grunge wasn’t just about...

  9. September 10, 2011

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Winterland

    An unexpectedly solid offering from the much mined Hendrix vaults, Winterland is a boxset of The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s...

  10. June 25, 2011

    Fire and Rain

    Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970, by David Browne, Da Capo...

  11. June 10, 2011

    We’re all easy riders now

    And to think I was only looking for an overnight stay in a cheap motel. Somewhere in northern France, to give the family a...

  12. May 6, 2011

    Beyond the city limits

    Richard Prince’s ‘American/English’ (2006) France has not produced a world-class artist since the mid-20th century and...

  13. May 1, 2011

    Out with the stretch limos

    Few executives admit that their job is managing decline but in some industries decline is a fact of life and managing it a...

  14. November 26, 2010

    The List: Five instruments that define pop music

    A vintage Epiphone FT79 guitar, formerly owned (but neither set on fire nor smashed to pieces) by Jimi Hendrix, will go up...

  15. November 19, 2010

    Film memorabilia

    Sale: Film and entertainment memorabilia Location: Christie’s, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7. Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6074...

  16. November 19, 2010

    Getting down and dirty in Abu Dhabi

    Now there is a question that proves, if proof were needed, that these are fast-changing and bewildering times. Last weekend...

  17. November 4, 2010

    Jason Moran, Ronnie Scott’s, London

    The first of Jason Moran’s two sets opened with a pre-recorded scratchy sound collage that sounded like someone twiddling an...

  18. August 21, 2010

    Jason Moran: Ten

    Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note) Jason Moran’s richly percussive tenth album showcases the deep-thinking piano iconoclast with...

  19. July 17, 2010

    Janelle Monáe: The ArchAndroid

    Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid (Atlantic) Janelle Monáe’s debut is a virtuosic exercise in Afrofuturism, its sci-fi imagery...

  20. June 15, 2010

    City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

    In a poetic sense, a concert should be a musical banquet in which flavours mingle and the composers are honoured guests...

  21. May 21, 2010

    Authenticity for the masses

    Shepard Fairey manufactured an icon with his Obama "Hope" poster, transforming a rather ordinary news photograph into a...

  22. March 19, 2010

    Money for old rock

    On November 12 1968, I wrote a letter to the BBC. It was a letter of complaint, responding to the latest television...

  23. March 5, 2010

    Jimi Hendrix: Valleys of Neptune

    Jimi Hendrix Valleys of Neptune Sony “Previously unreleased” Hendrix material surfacing 40 years after the great man’s death...

  24. February 17, 2010

    BB King/ Buddy Guy

    Valentine's Day was not yet upon us, but Buddy Guy and BB King - a line-up to make any blues fan's heart beat faster - were...

  25. February 16, 2010

    BB King and Buddy Guy, United Palace Theatre, New York

    A thrill there still: BB King Valentine’s Day was not yet upon us, but Buddy Guy and BB King – a line-up to make any blues...

  26. January 2, 2010

    Sale of the week: Snaps of cracking pop

    Art Kane’s 1968 portrait of the Who wrapped in two large union flags Sale: Best of British – British Rock ‘n’ Roll...

  27. October 30, 2009

    Digital spies will tame the roadhogs

    The history of the M1 motorway, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, is that of motoring's loss of innocence. When...

  28. October 29, 2009

    Digital spies will tame the roadhogs

    The history of the M1 motorway, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, is that of motoring’s loss of innocence. When the...

  29. October 14, 2009

    Seckou Keita

    The Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita is dashing round the country on his last-ever tour with his current band. Keita has...

  30. September 19, 2009

    On tour with the madmen

    A theyyam dancer performing in Kerala At the end of this week I will be setting off on a bus full of ganja-smoking tantric...

  31. FT Alphaville

    September 4, 2009

    UK property, building castles in the sand

    How often do you see a research report on UK property kicked off by a Jimi Hendrix quote? The third edition of JP Morgan’s...

  32. The World

    June 26, 2009

    Door-stepping Michael Jackson

    Alas poor Michael Jackson, I didn’t know him particularly well. In fact, I didn’t know him at all. I did, however, play a...

  33. May 16, 2009

    Clapton and the fate of virtuoso guitar solos

    Eric Clapton returns to his spiritual home at London’s Royal Albert Hall tonight for the start of an 11-night run of...

  34. May 5, 2009

    Korean banks

    Not since Jimi Hendrix have feedback loops made such a sickening screech. The US credit crisis is now surfacing in banks...

  35. March 27, 2009

    Outside Edge: Spirit of ’69 minus the peace and love

    It is a date the inhabitants of upstate New York have come to dread – the anniversary of the Woodstock free festival in...

  36. March 14, 2009

    World: David Honigmann

    Jon Boden Songs From The Floodplain Navigator An English apocalypse, the breakdown of polite society, Armageddon in the...

  37. March 9, 2009

    Rock Dreams

    Rock Dreams By Guy Peellaert and Nik CohnCover by Guy Peellaert Pan Books, 1974 In the early 1970s no self-respecting rock...

  38. March 7, 2009

    How to Judge a book by its cover

    In the early 1970s no self-respecting rock band would offer its latest concept album in anything less than a gatefold...

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