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What We Learned From… Taylor Hawkin’s New Album Playback

Words: Philip Giouras Featured Image: Taylor Hawkins with NME’s Charlotte Gunn – Credit: Carsten Windhorst The Scotch Of St James in Mayfair was an infamous hangout for the rockstars of the 60s such as The Rolling Stones and The Who as well as hosting the first ever UK performance from Jimi Hendrix. It’s a fact referenced by Foos drummer Taylor Hawkins as he – interviewed … Continue reading What We Learned From… Taylor Hawkin’s New Album Playback

Writing about music is fucking hard, but listening to music is even harder

Pendulum died, and so did my soul. Writing about music is fucking hard. There’s too much of it, and not enough at the same time. To talk of spending your days blissfully writing away about this and that new release (the dream) is bullshit because music writing is stressful.  It’s all-consuming and achingly obsessive by nature; I find myself desperately trying to invent new ways of describing … Continue reading Writing about music is fucking hard, but listening to music is even harder