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Nick Dent-Robinson - Interviews


Sam Brown

Sam Brown - Interview 2008

In this 2008 archival interview, which she believes to be definitive,, renowned singer-songwriter Sam Brown chats to Nick Dent-Robinson about some of the highlights of her thirty year career, including working with George Harrison, Jools Holland and Pink Floyd, the massive success of her 80's single 'Stop' and her then recently released fourth album 'Of The Moment'.


Chris Jagger

Chris Jagger - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks tp Chris Jagger, the younger brother of the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, about his forthcoming memoir 'Talking to Myself' and his own musical career.


Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson - Interview

Reissued to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, 'Stage Fright' was the third studio album by legendary Americana outfit The Band. Presented in a new mix with revised running order and accompanying Royal Albert Hall show, Nick Dent-Robinson chats to guitarist/vocalist Robbie Robertson about the disc


Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper - Interview

Alice Cooper talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new album ‘Detroit Stories,’ which, in homage to the infamous blue-collar city and his home town, includes new and classic covers, and features original band members.


Bob Harris

Bob Harris - Interview

BBC legend Bob Harris talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new all-star charity project to help musicians affected by the coronavirus.


Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi - Interview

When you're a rock superstar, who do you turn to for musical advice? Jon Bon Jovi tells Nick Dent-Robinson about this and more.


Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Interview

Sophie Ellis-Bextor tells Nick Dent-Robinson where her Kitchen Disco inspiration came from and where it's going next.


Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Interview

Sophie Ellis-Bextor tells Nick Dent-Robinson why she started doing her superb lockdown kitchen discos, and how she plans to bow out.


Ed O'Brien

Ed O'Brien - Interview

Radiohead guitarist and vocalist Ed O’Brien chats to Nick Dent-Robinson about his warmly praised solo debut LP 'Earth' under the guise EOB,


Doris Brendel

Doris Brendel - Interview

With 'Mass Hysteria', her fourth album with Lee Dunham, due for release in early September, ex-Violet Hour frontwoman Doris Brendel talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her unusual upbringing and long musical career.


Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof - Interview

Bob Geldof talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about the reformation of his band the Boomtown Rats, their first album in 36 years 'Citizens of the Boomtown', Live Aid and his lengthy career.


Melanie Blake

Melanie Blake - Interview

Multi-millionaire music manager Melanie Blake talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her working class Manchester upbringing, experiences of working on 'Top of the Pops' in the 1990s, bestselling debut novel, 'The Thunder Girls', and writing career.


Roger Ruskin Spear

Roger Ruskin Spear - Interview

Roger Ruskin Spear, the saxophone player, clarinetist and robot maker with The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson in this 2011 interview about the legendary 60’s anarchic satirists' career, jazz influences and reformations.


Trudie Myerscough-Harris

Trudie Myerscough-Harris - Interview

In this archival interview from 2009, Trudie Myerscough-Harris, the wife of legendary DJ Bob Harris, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her life from her upbringing on a farm to becoming an executive PA to marrying Bob and his successful battle against cancer.


John Otway

John Otway - Interview

John Otway talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about fifty years of his comic rock and making a success out of failure.


Andrew Ridgeley

Andrew Ridgeley - Interview

A 'pretty content' Andrew Ridgeley tells Nick Dent-Robinson about Wham!, fame and playing Scrabble with George Michael


Martin and Shirlie Kemp

Martin and Shirlie Kemp - Interview

Martin and Shirlie Kemp tell Nick Dent-Robinson about their long marriage and their pop careers, both separate and now together


Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson - Interview

Guitarist/songwriter Richard Thompson, who was in the original line-up of Fairport Convention before his successful solo career, reflects on his acoustic set at their Cropredy Convention and his time with the band.


Madness

Madness - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson has a chat with frontman Suggs as the Madness experience touches down for an unusual gig in Newbury.


Sir Tim Rice

Sir Tim Rice - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson chats to award-winning lyricist and musical writer Sir Tim Rice about his works which include 'Aladdin', 'The Lion King' and 'Evita', and that is just the short list.


Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman - Interview

Folk artist and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new album 'The Well Worn Path', and touring for two years as a member of Robert Plant's band Sensational Space Shifters.


Proclaimers

Proclaimers - Interview

Craig Reid from bestselling acoustic duo the Proclaimers talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about their touring and the surprising influence of the Rolling Stones on their music.


Herbie Flowers

Herbie Flowers - Interview

Veteran bassist and multi-instrumentalist Herbie Flowers talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his formmer band Blue MInk's controversial 1969 hit 'Melting Pot', which, despite promoting global harmony, has long been banned for being racially offensive.


Graham Nash

Graham Nash - Interview

On a recent visit to America, Nick Dent-Robinson took the opportunity to catch up again with iconic songwriter, rock hero and former Hollie, Graham Nash – who was about to embark on a Summer tour of the UK and Europe.


Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel - Interview

Art Garfunkel speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his latest solo tour, his recent autobiography and his memories of touring the UK in the 1960s as one half of the iconic Simon and Garfunkel.


Newgrass Cutters

Newgrass Cutters - Interview

Multi-instrumentalist and record producer Pete Brown talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his band the NewGrass Cutters and their forthcoming plans for a second album.


Bob Harris

Bob Harris - Interview

Broadcaster and country music expert Bob Harris speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his film debut playing himself in the critically acclaimed 'Wild Rose', his 'Under the Apple Tree' tour and his lengthy career.


Bootleg Beatles

Bootleg Beatles - Interview

Steve White, who plays Paul McCartney, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about touring with the ultimate tribute band, the Bootleg Beatles.


Nilüfer Yanya

Nilüfer Yanya - Interview

Rising soul-pop artist Nilüfer Yanya talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her London roots, debut album 'Miss Universe' and why minimalism is the central component of her work.


Hazel O Connor

Hazel O Connor - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson talks to iconic 80's singer-songwriter Hazel O' Connor about her groundbreaking debut album 'Breaking Glass', current tour and new record 'Hallelujah Moments'.


Skids

Skids - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Richard Jobson, the frontman with Scottish 70's punks the Skids, about their reformation and first album in nearly forty years, 'Burning Cities'.


Becky Mills

Becky Mills - Profile

Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of North Yorkshire solo singer-songwriter Becky Mills and her forthcoming new album, 'Tall Tales and Home Truths'.


Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Fairport Convention guitarist and vocalist Simon Nicol about this year's 40th Fairport's Cropredy Convention which will take place in the village of Cropredy in North Oxfordshire in August.


Slade

Slade - Interview

Slade's classic hit 'Merry Xmas Everybody' inspired hordes of fans much to the hard-working band's delight. Nick Dent Robinson speaks with lead guitarist Dave Hill about its success, the group's 80's reformation and his autobiography.


Graham Nash

Graham Nash - Interview

Crosby, Still and Nash's Graham Nash chats to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new compilation 'Over the Years',which consists of fifteen of his favourite songs during his lengthy career, and his memories of his years in the Hollies.


Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde - Interview

80's pop star Kim Wilde tells Nick Dent-Robinson of how an internet recording of her singing her debut single 'Kids in America' to her fellow travellers on her way home after an evening out in London relaunched her musical recording and her new album 'Here Come the Aliens'.


Doris Brendel

Doris Brendel - Interview

Nick Dent Robinson speaks to Violet Hour singer Doris Brendel about her unconventional musical career and forthcoming ninth album 'Eclectica'


Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention - Interview

Fairport Convention bassist Dave Pegg talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about the group's fiftieth anniversary this year and their forthcoming new album, which consists of both studio and live recordings


Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention - Interview

Fairport Convention violinist Ric Sanders speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about this year Fairport's Cropredy Convention, which will include sets from Madness and rising stars Sound of the Sirens, and the recent death of former member Dave Swarbrick


John Lydon

John Lydon - Interview

Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited frontman John Lydon speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about both groups and PiL's latest album, 'What The World Needs Now'


Duran Duran

Duran Duran - Interview

Duran Duran drummer Roger Taylor speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his band's 80's stardom and their continued longevity


Newgrass Cutters

Newgrass Cutters - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson Speaks to Oxfordshire-based musician and producer about his project the NewGrass Cutters, which play as bluegrass covers classic rock and pop songs, and 'Mowing Down the Groove', their just recorded debut album


Corrs

Corrs - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Irish folk pop group the Corrs about 'White Light', their first album in ten years, and their forthcoming appearance at Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire


Moulettes

Moulettes - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson chats with Hannah Miller, the front woman with eclectic folk band the Moulettes, about their evolving line-up and new and fourth album, 'Preternatural'


Charlie Dore

Charlie Dore - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to critically acclaimed singer and actress Charlie Dore about her new album, 'Milk Roulette'


Karmilla

Karmilla - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Henley-on-Thames singer-songwriter Camilla Jurasek about her musical project Karmilla's forthcoming debut album, 'Early Workings of an Open Mind'


Mike Hurst

Mike Hurst - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to guitarist Mike Hurst about working in early 1960's band the Springfields, which featured the young Dusty Springfield, and his subsequent career as a producer in which he worked with both Marc Bolan and Cat Stevens


Donovan

Donovan - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to singer-songwriter and folk artist Donovan before a show in Oxford about his fiftieth anniversary tour and his continued love of music


Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading - Interview

In the wake of her appearance at Oxfordshire's Towersey Festival, Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Joan Armatrading about her decision to make her present major tour - which she is doing on her own - the last of its kind.


Pretty Things

Pretty Things - Interview

Mark St John, the former drummer with 60's act the Pretty Things, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about the group's influence and notoriety


Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend - Interview

In an archival interview from 1993 Who guitarist Pete Townshend discusses with Nick Dent-Robinson class structure, ecology and how he perceives the Sixties cultural legacy.


Julian Lennon

Julian Lennon - Interview

In this archival 1994 interview, Julian Lennon discusses with Nick Dent-Robinson his working relationship with the Beatles, his reaction to a biopic about their early days and rumours about a tabloid romance


Bellowhead

Bellowhead - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to John Speirs from much acclaimed and bestselling eleven-piece folk band Bellowhead about playing this year's Towersey Festival in Oxfordshire and their recent amicable decision to break up


Jess Hall

Jess Hall - Interview

Devon-born and now Oxford-born singer-songwriter Jess Hall speaks to Nick-Dent Robinson about her unconventional musical beginnings and her much acclaimed debut album, 'Bookshelves'


Jimmy Nail

Jimmy Nail - Interview

In this retrospective interview from 2001 tough-looking Geordie singer-songwriter and actor Jimmy Nail tells Nick Dent-Robinson about his childhood and how he was saved by the love of his life


Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson talks to Motown star and icon Martha Reeves ahead of a United Kingdom tour







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