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Volcanic eruptions, calypso fugitives and a dead cow: Jimmy Buffett on the wild tale of the Caribbean’s most rock’n’roll studio

Volcanic eruptions, calypso fugitives and a dead cow: Jimmy Buffett on the wild tale of the Caribbean’s most rock’n’roll studio

A new documentary, ‘Under the Volcano’, tells the story of Beatles producer George Martin’s fabled recording studio on the island of Montserrat. I talk to Jimmy Buffett, one of the first artists to record there, about the trials and tribulations of making music in paradise. (The Independent) Continue reading

‘People say Prince wasn’t political. Yes he was!’: The story of lost album Welcome 2 America

‘People say Prince wasn’t political. Yes he was!’: The story of lost album Welcome 2 America

Originally recorded in 2010, Prince’s latest posthumous album is the first full-length record to be released from the late musician’s legendary vault. I talk to those who worked on the record about why its time has finally come and the new light it sheds on its infamous maker. (The Independent) Continue reading