Roxy Music: the story of their first album

It took weeks to record, with an odd choice of producer and no record company involved. But it kicked off an iconic career. The album was Roxy Music’s self-titled debut album in 1972, and it contained all the elements that would make them legendary. And for guitarist Phil Manzanera, it was an eventful time. “I wasn’t officially confirmed in the …

Reminiscent of the cocktail sound of Roxy Music: The Weather Station revised

One of the unintended consequences of the streaming boom was a change in the very structure of pop song. Listeners who only had to click a button to explore an unfathomable amount of music quickly lost their patience. They were less willing to listen to long songs; they were less willing to wait for songs to develop, even for three …

Alice Cooper – Our shows helped open the door for David Bowie

Alice Cooper and David Bowie were two of the most prominent stage performers of the ’70s, and Cooper insists his performances made Bowie the sensation he made. “David used to come to the show when he was a mime, he was Davy Jones back then,” Cooper recalls during a Q + A with Metal Hammer. “I remember one of our …