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.
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
27 August 2014 11:44 AM
Stripped of Grizzly Bear’s layers, Rossen has singer-songwriting strength
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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