Contributor: Alex Niven

16 December, 2012

Alex Niven

An Interview with Peter Flannery

Dramatist Peter Flannery talks to Alex Niven about counterculture, creativity, and television.


The Best of 2012



4 June, 2012

Alexander Barker and Alex Niven

An Interview with Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton discusses religion, identity, the state of literary criticism, and the current revival of leftist discourse.


31 January, 2012

Alex Niven

Five Pillars of British Indie



16 January, 2012

Alex Niven

Gazza Agonistes

Ian Hamilton's Gazza Agonistes explores the cultural significance of a great English footballer.


Special Issue: Culture 2011

30 May, 2011

Alex Niven

Bind and Heal: An Interview with Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds discusses the current state of mediocrity, and the potential for creativity, in music.


5 May, 2011

Alex Niven

Undiscovered Country

Carl Neville's White Diaspora


2 May, 2011

Alex Niven

Controlling and Composing

Albiez's and Pattie's Kraftwerk: Music Non-Stop salvages the band's subversive modernism from geek chic commodification.


14 March, 2011

Alexander Barker and Alex Niven

An Interview with Ken Loach

Director Ken Loach speaks about the film industry, British politics, and his new film, Route Irish.


31 January, 2011

Alex Niven and Stephen Ross

Newly Elastic Approaches to Modernism

Alexandria Harris's Romantic Moderns disappointingly reduces modernist "crisis" to pastoralist, naive nationalism.