Video: Ian Brown – “First World Problems” From Ripples, due March 1 on Virgin EMI. Single out now on Black Koi. In June, 2017 Ian Brown teased an audience at what is to date, the Stone Roses’ last show. As things at Hampden Park in Glasgow came to a close, Brown reportedly said, “Don’t be sad … Continue reading New Ian Brown song: First World Problems
Well, the NME has done it again. Whether through constant haranguing via the publication of rumors, amazing sources with inside information, or dumb luck and wishful thinking, the voice of British music news has seemingly brought about another reunion. And this is no ordinary reunion, but one of the least likely and most wanted among … Continue reading The Stone Roses: What The World Was Waiting For?
Another piece of original fiction featuring betrayal, violence, and the Stone Roses.
Found on YouTUbe: Cool Madchester documentary from Granada Television, UK.
The story of two dorks trying to scam their way into a legendary club.
While promoting the release of his new solo album, former Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown wanted to clarify a few misperceptions: Because of my cheekbones, people think I’m a crackhead. When the Roses first came out, the early reviews used to call me simian. I had to look that up at the time. Then they … Continue reading Ian Brown: Not a Crackhead
In an interview with the BBC Ian Brown claims that his former Stone Roses bandmate John Squire sent him a new song to consider recording for his new solo album: Brown admitted he actually liked the track, but his son advised him not to use it: “Kid said, ‘Look dad, was he looking out for … Continue reading Ian Brown Rejects John Squire Song
Twenty years after the release of their debut album and the Stone Roses are still killing us. Find out where the obsession all began and how we’re dealing with it as old men.
In a run up to the August re-release of their debut album, the Stone Roses will release five singles once a week starting July 6 in Britain. According to the NME, the re-issues will kick off with “Elephant Stone” and be followed by “Made Of Stone” out on July 13, “She Bangs The Drums” (20), … Continue reading Stone Roses Singles Reissued This Summer
The NME has a great little interview with Stone Roses vocalist Ian Brown and producer John Leckie on the remastering of the band’s debut album, which will be re-issued in August 2009. Check out the two of them talking about the original recording sessions (way back in 1988!) and their efforts to remaster the album … Continue reading Stone Roses Discuss Remastering Their Debut