Pocket Gods frontman and now film maker Mark Lee speaks to Fiona Hutchings about what matters to him. From severe mental health difficulties to the tyranny of Spotify, he doesn't hold back.
Singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar talks to John Clarkson about his new concept album, 'Silver Meadows', which was inspired by his experiences working in various long-stay mental health hospitals during the 1980s and 1990s
Laura Moody talks to Owen Peters on her work ethic as a cellist, singer and lyricist, her new album 'Acrobats' and why she wants men to open up on mental health issues
Lisa Torem chats to 60's folk icon Judy Collins about her musical heritage and work with mental health charities
At a show in Chicago, Lisa Torem speaks to guitarist Ronnie Montrose about his recovery from a harrowing health setback, and his legendary bands Montrose and Gamma
The front woman with seminal Los Angeles-based punks X, Exene Cervenka talks to Lisa Torem about her fight against poor health, her group's latest reformation and its continued sense of social justice
Mark Rowland speaks Dan Treacy, the front man with influential C86/punk group the Television Personalities about his return to making music, his much publicised mental and physical health battles, and the band's new album which is due out next year
San Diego act Wavves began as a bedroom project before becoming a live act. They recently had to cancel a European tour after the stress and health problems of front man Nathan Williams came to a public head at the Primavera featival. A few days before the incident, he spoke to Mark Rowland
Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, 16/9/2019
Featuring a highly impressive roster of rock star A listers, Above Ground returns for a second year of mental health awareness and fund raising at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. L. Paul Mann reviews.
#5 - ‘We all have good intentions/ But all with strings attached’: Music and Mental Health Part 2
In his regular column ‘In Dreams Begin Responsibilities’, Steve Miles continues to looks at the issue of mental health and reflects on the positive effect of music and songs by The Gang of Four, The Fall, The Television Personalities, Black Uhuru, The Au Pairs and The Slits on his adolescence.
#4: From Leonard Cohen to Long Covid: Music and Mental Health – Part 1
In his regular column ‘In Dreams Begin Responsibilities’, Steve Miles begins to looks at the topical issue of mental health and its effect on music and songs by Leonard Cohen, Suicidal Tendencies and The Smiths.