About to turn 84 and still going strong, Hans-Joachim Roedelius has led a long and extraordinary life, which has taken in Nazi Germany, postwar turmoil, the birth of Krautrock and working with Michael Rother and Brian Eno among others. His mind, however, is fixed on the present and the future, he tells David Stubbs
Sean Kitching talks to Tim Smith about the conferring of an honorary PhD on the much loved cult musician, and gauges reaction to the news from some of his fellow musicians and advocates.
All accolades thoroughly deserved.
2000 AD is profoundly saddened to confirm that artist Carlos Ezquerra has passed away at the age of 70. One of the all-time greatest comic book artists, the Spanish illustrator was one of the titans of 2000 AD.
Very sad news.
Currently reading: Art Matters by Neil Gaiman, ISBN: 9781472260086
Currently reading: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music by David Stubbs, ISBN: 9780571323975
WITHIN minutes of asking Herald readers to vote for their favourite Scottish album, a passionate and articulate debate began in homes, workplaces…
The date was October 27, 1973, and Rush was opening for the New York Dolls. They were a pleasant enough group of fellows who spoke to us not at all, but enthusiastically enjoyed the vibrant conversation and company of their “friends” (I think they were), who also dressed like New York Dolls, but drunker.
Decent idea. I’d hope that apps like Tweetbot would provide a “block all non-verified accounts” option.