Bloc Party

Interview: Kele Okereke

While his reputation as a difficult interviewee precedes him, I was still excited to get a chance to talk to Kele Okereke at the Creators Project last weekend. I figured that since I wasn’t going to be asking him what he had for breakfast, or doing a meta-piece on his disdain for the interviewing process, as the NME tried in 2005, I’d be ok.

Bloc party: V&A's autumn show

The big autumn show at London's V&A museum takes a timely look at design during the Cold War. Here, the curator Jane Pavitt previews the highlights

Songs of freedom

A double CD celebrating independent music in the UK is released today, on which established names promote up-and-coming bands.