Kimberly Bright


Interviews




Simon Love

Kimberly Bright chats with Simon Love about the themes and inspirations behind his new solo album 'Love, Sex and Death Etc.', who is forbidden to listen to it, and the best parts of Peter Jackson's 'Get Back' Beatles documentary.


Eight Rounds Rapid - Interview

Eight Rounds Rapid

Kimberly Bright talks to three Eight Rounds Rapid members about their backgrounds, art, Southend, and not sounding like anyone else on the planet.


Carol Hodge - Interview

Carol Hodge

Kimberly Bright chats with Huddersfield singer-songwriter and music educator Carol Hodge about her new solo album, songwriting, Crass, touring, teaching, and why introverts might well inherit the earth.


Pedaljets - Interview

Pedaljets

Kimberly Bright chats with singer-songwriter-guitarist Mike Allmayer from the Pedaljets about the Kansas City band’s long history, reunion, second chance and new album 'Twist the Lens'.


Hollywood Stars - Interview

Hollywood Stars

Kimberly Bright talks guitarist Ruben De Fuentes and drummer Terry Rae from the early ‘70s LA glam band the Hollywood Stars about reuniting and finally releasing their early work.

More Interviews

Ulysses - Interview Ulysses

Keiron Phelan - Interview Keiron Phelan

Simon Love - Interview Simon Love

Vulgar Boatmen - Interview Vulgar Boatmen

Burning Ferns - Interview Burning Ferns

Chris Haddon - Interview Chris Haddon

Brainiac 5 - Interview Brainiac 5

Mike Peters - Interview Mike Peters

Penny Rimbaud - Interview Penny Rimbaud








Profiles




Lewes Ripple

Kimberly Bright examines The Lewes Ripple, a community of musicians from the small town of Lewes in Sussex, who after a planned week-long multi-venue festival was cancelled there due to the pandemic, have set up an inventive YouTube channel to promote their music.


Karen and the Sorrows - Profile

Karen and the Sorrows

Kimberly Bright reflects upon rising band Brooklyn’s Karen and the Sorrows and finds that with their second LP 'Guaranteed Broken Heart' they have created a minutely authentic and timeless traditional country album on the theme of heartbreak and loss.

More Profiles

Hollywood Stars - Profile Hollywood Stars

Bram Tchaikovsky - Profile Bram Tchaikovsky

Miscellaneous - A Friend of the Devil: The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap Miscellaneous - A Friend of the Devil: The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap

Johnny Marr - Profile Johnny Marr




Favourite Albums


Bitter Springs - (Suburban Crimes of)  Everyday Happiness

Bitter Springs

In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Kimberly Bright finds that the Bitter Springs’ magnificent remastered 2001 masterpiece '(Suburban Crimes of) Every Happiness' hasn’t aged a day.

More Favourite Albums

Brinsley Schwarz - It's All Over Now Brinsley Schwarz - It's All Over Now

Sea Nymphs - On The Dry Land Sea Nymphs - On The Dry Land

Terry Allen - Juarez Terry Allen - Juarez




Features




Dave Grohl

In 'The Image That Made Me Weep' Kimberly Bright writes of a video image taken of Dave Grohl at The Foo Fighters' television debut on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' in August 1995.


Graham Parker - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Graham Parker

In our series, in which our writers write about ten songs that made them love a favourite band or artist, Kimberly Bright writes about her favourite songs by English singer-songwriter Graham Parker.

More Features

Andy Sumners - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Andy Sumners - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...




Reviews




Simon Love

Simon Love’s first album in four years is pop magnificence that takes on all the major topics of life




David Lance Callahan

The legendary Wolfhounds frontman David Lance Callahan may be an anti-hero but 'English Primitive I' proves he is a national treasure

More Reviews

Sun Atoms - Let There Be Light Sun Atoms - Let There Be Light

Livesays - Not What I Bargained For Livesays - Not What I Bargained For

Various - V4Velindre Various - V4Velindre

Peter Hall - Light the Stars Peter Hall - Light the Stars

Plenty - Enough Plenty - Enough

Mr Diagonal - North Pacific Mr Diagonal - North Pacific

Tvfordogs - I Only Wanted to Make You Cry Tvfordogs - I Only Wanted to Make You Cry

One Thousand Motels - Get In Where You Fit In One Thousand Motels - Get In Where You Fit In

Conrad Clipper - Herons' Book oF Dreams Conrad Clipper - Herons' Book oF Dreams

Birdpen - All Function One Birdpen - All Function One