Dorian Lynskey

Moby performing in Los Angeles in March this year

Moby — from teetotal vegan to promiscuous party monster

15 June 2019 9:00 am

In 2002 I flew to New York to interview the dance music producer whose 1999 release Play remains the bestselling…

Steel Pulse perform at a concert organised by Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League at Victoria Park, Hackney in 1978.

How Eric Clapton’s racism sparked a musical revolution

19 January 2019 9:00 am

On 13 August 1977, a demonstration by the National Front was routed in the streets of Lewisham by thousands of…

Lamont ‘U-God’ Hawkins in 1995

The futile gang wars of New York

5 May 2018 9:00 am

I’ve interviewed a lot of rappers over the years and always feel a little grimy when I find myself nudging…

Rebooting the sordid glamour of 1970s New York: Nick Valensi, The Strokes’s guitarist

A countercultural upheaval

19 August 2017 9:00 am

‘New York stories in a way are always real estate stories,’ says the journalist Alan Light in Lizzy Goodman’s bustling…

Big names and broken souls: storm clouds gather over Woodstock’s summer of love

26 March 2016 9:00 am

In 1963, when the bloom was still on the rose, Bob Dylan described Woodstock as a place where ‘we stop…

The times really were a-changin’ — when Dylan electrified his fans

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Five songs, only three of which were amplified. Thirty-five minutes, including interruptions. That’s how long Bob Dylan played for at…

Jerry Lee Lewis: interrogating ‘The Killer’

29 November 2014 9:00 am

‘I ain’t never pretended to be anything,’ says the man they call the Killer. ‘I’ve lived my life to the…