Sheryl Garratt (did she put a foot wrong at The Face?) goes deep on the subject of pirate radio for The Face in January 1988. Photography by Jeff Veitch.
Sheryl Garratt interviews The Beloved in the December 1990 version of The Face. Photography by Bart Everly.
I remember buying ‘Bummed’ by The Happy Mondays when it came out on CD and getting an eyeful of a shaven haven (as you’d call it then) in the centre cover. Didn’t quite get it then. Do now. It also took me years to figure out it was Shaun Ryder on the cover. Anyway, there...
I work in a design studio so should really post more on graphic design so maybe I’ll get on that. Anyway, here’s a piece on the work of Neville Brody, typographer du jour and now dean of the RCA in London, in The Face April 1988. Text by Simon Esterson, portrait by Julian Broad.
Great title. Here the Swiss harpist talks to The Face in January ’87. Interview by David Toop, photography by Steve Champion.
This one comes from The Face January 1987 and tells the story of Trojan, one of the London club faces, specifically at the Taboo club alongside Leigh Bowery. Text by Paul Rambali with images by Derek Ridgers and Sheila Rock.
This piece comes from The Face in April 1981 and sees Peter Murphy and Claire Hershman traveling to Nigeria to meet the great Fela Kuti and get a handle on the music scene in Lagos.
This one comes from The Face in January 1987. Talking to author Richard King earlier this is apparently Arthur Russell’s only piece of press in the UK around this time (so I am guessing pre revival). Words by David Toop, (classic) image by Janette Beckman.
Piece from The Face in July 1981. Text by James Truman. Images by Kate Simon.
How a club kid goes from blagger to million selling pop artist and being photographed by Helmut Newton. To read more about Steve Strange’s Club For Heroes and listen to the soundtrack go here…
Classic classic cover of The Face here by Neville Brody from May 1984. Probably my favourite. I think its just the colours and huge brody type. It’s like the word ‘ELECTRO’ was made for him. So killer cover and a great piece. Their intro says it all really. “Rapid and solid, fast and frantic, the...
This piece comes from The Face in August 1982. Steve Taylor interviews architects and designers of The Hacienda Ben Kelly and Sandra Douglas with photography from Miss Moss. Pretty stunning club.