COMPETITION: Win tickets to see Ellie Goulding live in Sheffield

Jan - 29 2016 | 1 comment | By

Due to the success of our competition to win Ellie Goulding tickets for Liverpool, you’ll be pleased to know we’re giving two lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets for Ellie’s Sheffield Arena gig on Saturday 12th March.

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Interview: Dan Rolph – The changing face of the fashion industry

Apr - 03 2013 | 1 comment | By

Dan Rolph sits in a designer lounge chair, tapping away at his keyboard, completely focused apart from when he’s reaching for his latte from time to time. He has another appointment in an hour, a diary full of engagements this weekend, and pretty busy schedules for most of the month.

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Anthony Riach: Profile of a determined mind

Feb - 27 2013 | 5 comments | By

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We sit in a hotel bar in North London, on a Sunday, waiting for our guest to arrive. But this is not just any old Sunday, this is League Cup Final day between Bradford and Swansea, and the person we wait for is a rather dashing young Bradford lad called Anthony Riach.

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Interview: The Offspring

Oct - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 15, July 1999

When The Offspring’s ‘Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)’ zoomed straight into the UK Charts at Number one back on January 24, 1998, the music-buying public were immediately divided into two camps.

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Interview: Kula Shaker

Aug - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 15, July 1999

The last year must have been a stressful one for Kula Shaker. I won’t harp on about it, but Crispian opened his mouth wider than even Geri Halliwell’s and popped both feet in – without even touching the sides.

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Interview: Howard Marks

Aug - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 7, April 1999

Howard Marks has led an extraordinary life. Born into the sleepy valleys of Wales he somehow found himself living the slackers life at Oxford in the late sixties.

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Interview: GrooveRider

Aug - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 13, November 1998

Ask anyone in drum’n’bass what first inspired them to make music and Grooverider’s name is sure to crop up.

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Interview: Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan

Aug - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 12, October 1998

The Album went straight in at number 3 and has achieved gold status, the first single went top 20, the first tour sold out weeks in advance. That’ll do for starters.

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Interview: 3 Colours Red

Aug - 07 2012 | no comments | By

Kool Magazine: Issue 14, February 1999

This month Kool rocks, with 3 Colours Red, Creation’s powerhouse combo that Alan McGee signed and famously loves.

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Interview: The Stereophonics

Feb - 01 1998 | no comments | By

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Richard Jones (Bass) Kelly Jones (Guitar & Vocals) Stuart Cable (Drums)

Kool Magazine: Issue 6, March 1998

I remembered when you guys got signed to the V2 label there was a lot of noise about the first band signed to Branson’s new label. What were things like leading up to this event for a young unsigned band like you? 
Stuart – We had a lot of shitty little jobs just to get the money together so we could go and play in London 3 – 5 times a month. We played pubs and places where we thought record deals were to be had, sometimes playing to 4 people but we were totally fu***ng wrong.

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