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Ron Hardy and the Music Box
Story on Chicago DJ Ron Hardy for Wax Poetics by Andy Thomas
Horace Tapscott's Arkestra - Wax Poetics magazine
Andy Thomas explores Horace Tapscott's sprawling LA jazz collective the Pan African Peoples Arkestra
Christopher Nemeth - Jocks and Nerds Issue 9
Profile on English clothes designer and founder of '80s collective House of Beauty & Culture
Photographer Bill Bernstein interviewed for Jocks & Nerds
Bill Bernstein photographed New York's disco scene of the late '70s
Judy Blame Jocks and Nerds Issue 19
Designer and stylist Judy Blame has collaborated with a host of international designers, from Christopher Nemeth to Kim Jones at Louis Vuitton, as well as styling the likes of Neneh Cherry and Björk. Andy Thomas meets him in advance of a major exhibition at ICA
Collier Schorr on gender and identity
Straddling the line between documentary and fiction, Collier Schorr has continued to explore gender and identity, navigating the subjective nature of representation both in her artworks and shoots for leading fashion titles. I met Collier for COS Editorial as part of their PRIDE 2022 campaign.
John Moore CULT VIP Dazed and Confused
Cult '80s shoe designer John Moore is revered by today's tastemakers. Andy Thomas explains why.
Nigel Cabourn Jocks and Nerds Issue 12
Interview with the English clothes designer as he prepares to open a new London store
The Boom-Bap - The industrial funk of hip-hop drum pioneer Keith LeBlanc
Adrian Sherwood’s On-U Sound label might be best known for the coming together of Jamaican titans like Lee “Scratch” Perry and Bim Sherman with the mixing-desk genius of its founder. But equally important to the direction of the English label was a cross-Atlantic partnership that followed a meeting in New York in 1984 between Sherwood and hip-hop drum pioneer, DMX beatbox innovator, and tape machine sound collagist Keith LeBlanc.
Jonathan Meades Jocks and Nerds Issue 18
Interview with the writer and broadcaster at his home in Marseilles in advance of his new food book The Plagiarist in The Kitchen.
Baltimore’s creative underground: curated by Abdu Ali
The Baltimore artist’s thrust for change echoes that of earlier Afro-futurists who sought liberation through art – from Sun Ra, to writer Octavia E Butler. As a founder of the cult party Kahlon, Abdu created an underground space for musicians in their hometown.
John Simons interview for Hole & Corner magazine
My essay for Hole & Corner magazine on John Simons who in the words of Paul Anderson author of Mods is “The man who gave England the new stylish continental look."
Cuts Soho Jocks&Nerds Issue 15, Summer 2015
A new film about Cuts Hairdressers is on the way and Andy Thomas meets the people behind it.