Contributor: Alex Niven

10 November, 2014

Harry Stopes

The Elephant in the Room

Stopes contends that Niven's latest is a sequel to Folk Opposition, looking at the politics behind Oasis's first album.


27 October, 2014

Alex Niven

The Last Tape

'The Last Tape' is an extract from Alex Niven's debut collection of poetry of the same title published by Zero Books on 31 October 2014.


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.