Alex Godfrey

The Score

How 'Trainspotting' Made Underworld's "Born Slippy" One of the 90s' Most Iconic Songs

We talk to Underworld's Rick Smith about the creation of the zeitgeist-capturing hit, working on the sequel 'T2 Trainspotting,' and shouting LAGER LAGER LAGER!
Alex Godfrey
Internet Exploring

Dancing Queens: Uncovering 'The Hits of ABBA in Hindi'

How two Indian sisters in 1981 made a joyful ABBA covers album for an Indian audience.
Alex Godfrey
Behind The Lens

Inside The Rolling Stones' Trip Across Latin America

We sit down with the filmmakers of new doc 'Olé Olé Olé!' to find out how they chronicled a band that's done it all already, culminating in The Stones playing to 1 million fans in Cuba.
Alex Godfrey

Adia Victoria on How the Constant Trauma of Being Black Is as American as Apple Pie

She sings the wild blues and here discusses everything from her church upbringing to the stigmatization of black female mental health issues and more.
Alex Godfrey
Presented By Vinyl

How Martin Scorsese Used Rock and Punk Music Throughout His Career

'Mean Streets,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' and more demonstrate how Scorsese creates mood with specific music.
Alex Godfrey

Björk: The History and Style of a Music Maverick

I saw Björk once in a fish market in Reykjavík. She was buying fish. Observing Björk in her natural habitat does not normalise her. Björk is too otherworldly to quite pull off blending in…
Alex Godfrey

Prince Has Ruled In The Style Stakes For Four Freakin' Decades

Prince used to wear leather-look high cut ladies panties like it was no big deal. We salute his sartorial supremacy.
Alex Godfrey