Nick Hasted has been a film journalist since 1986. He writes about film, music, books and comics for The Independent, Sight & Sound, Uncut and Little White Lies. He has published two books: The Dark Story of Eminem (2002), and You Really Got Me: The Story of The Kinks (2011), both from Omnibus Press.
22 March 2015 02:20 PM
With the band members’ more settled lives now limiting the extreme experiences that fed those records, does that make another album unlikely?
16 January 2015 11:26 AM
Drummers are finally beginning to shake their tag as 'clueless thumpers'
Joe Cocker dead: Appreciation – 'his voice was an instrument of soul-baring emotion, befitting a straightforwardly decent man who never lost his roots'
22 December 2014 09:18 PM
05 December 2014 10:07 AM
'I had this interview in Paste magazine in 2005, when the journalist said: ‘I don’t understand what it is about people like you that had your success, and why you keep hanging on,’ and I thought, ‘Jesus Christ, I’m 37!’'
10 October 2014 12:30 PM
The Mercury Prize mostly acts as the slightly hip wing of the music industry's hype machine. It can, though, give a legitimate leg-up to a band such as Polar Bear, whose new album In Each And Every One has earned their second nomination, and whose questing post-jazz is a long-shot for mainstream acclaim.
Bob Dylan, The Basement Tapes Complete, album review: Get ready for no less than 138 tracks Dylan recorded with The Band
26 September 2014 10:17 AM
Though so little of Dylan’s carefree 1967 music was officially released, its impact has been huge
Robert Young: Primal Scream guitarist who summed up their potent and hedonistic fusion of punk, psychedelia and the rave culture
14 September 2014 04:25 PM
‘He can get a tune out of anything,’ said Bobby Gillespie
11 September 2014 11:20 AM
From his T-shirt to his funny, raw confessions, he ignores classical rituals
08 September 2014 01:38 AM
01 September 2014 05:05 PM
Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'
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- 2 Frank Lampard's face drops when Holly Willoughby introduces him as a 'Man City legend'
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 4 Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 5 General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour