Read Love remains, though everything is lost | Philip Wilding | Writer, Journalist & Radio Producer
Memories fall towards you sometimes, like brown leaves out of the blue of the sky. The thunder of drums coming through the wall backstage at a long defunct outdoor arena on the outskirts of Nashville. The eve of the R30 tour, myself, Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee mid-interview, I’d already spoken to Neil in his dressing room across the hall, seated next to a drum-kit the size of which can best be described as ominous.

Beautiful and moving tribute to Neil Peart. I’m still coming to terms with this.

Read Doors drummer John Densmore: ‘It took me years to forgive Jim Morrison’
When he was at the centre of the US counterculture, he lived in terror of his bandmate. Yet after the singer’s death, he fought ferociously to protect his legacy. But, he says, he still regrets not calling out Morrison on his abusive relationships with women

This is really good. I’ve always really admired John Densmore’s refusal to sell out to advertisers.

Read Georges Perec: A User's Manual
Georges Perec and the Oulipians: Almost all literature is written according to some form of convention or conceit. Such constraints are as old as literature itself, but it was not until the late 50s that a small group of (mainly French) writers arrived at the conclusion that these restrictions had been fully and terminally explored.