Paul Morley

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Frank Zappa tribute set for 2013 Edinburgh International Festival

15 Jul 2013

Paul Morley wades through the history of a true sonic visionary and wonders just where he fits in

And then, finally, Z for Zappa. I sometimes think that Frank Zappa only existed in all his hyper Zappa-ness as musician, cultural critic, technician, self-publicist, libertarian social commentator, arranger, satirist, stunt guitarist whose solos were…

Happy Mondays and James

19 Jul 2007

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Step on, sit down Happy Mondays and James hailed from very different sides of the Manchester musical fence. As the two bands get set for T on the Fringe, Paul Morley says hallelujah to the returning heroes and considers their legacy