Category Archives: Dad Heroes

Dad Chat: Richard D James Aphex Twin Interview

You may not have noticed if you don’t pay attention, but top dad and Aphex Twin Richard D James has an album about to drop. We’ve been watching with interest the slightly ludicrous publicity campaign, which has involved a blimp … Continue reading

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Dad’s Day: The Fall – Big New Prinz

Belated Dad’s Day ditty from certified Dad Hero and BHS fashion icon Mark E Smith, here sporting a natty purple polo neck tucked into his trousers. His missus at the time, Brix Smith, looks like a porn star version of … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: DJ Peter Hook

Famous for pursing his lips while holding his bass guitar far too near the ground, and for having hair that looks like he is permanently driving a convertible at high speed, Hooky has recently transformed himself into the most embarrassing … Continue reading

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Dad Noise: Acid

Once upon a time there was Jack. And Jack had a groove, a groove called House. And House begat an evil child. And Lo! That child was named Acid. Acid spread throughout the world and became responsible for tabloid hysteria, … Continue reading

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Dad Noise: The Schaffel

What do you get when you cross this: With this: Schaffelbeat was a funny little phenomenon that popped up somewhere in the mid 90s in Cologne, Germany (hence the flag), reaching a height of popularity in the early noughties with … Continue reading

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The Quietus – Mark E Smith Interview

This big interview piece with certified Dad Hero Mark E Smith is well worth 10 minutes of reading time. An excellent piece of work from the writer Kevin Perry who spoke to Mr Smith over many pints in Manchester on … Continue reading

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SNUB TV: Boys Own

We found this Youtube clip of Terry Farley and Audrey Weatherspoon (hair by Timotei) talking about setting up the Boy’s Own label, which grew out of their football-and-acid-house fanzine around 1990. Some of these tunes are seriously dated (Weatherall sure … Continue reading

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