New Musical Express
Julie Burchill, Adrian Thrills, Danny Baker (who singlehandedly turned me back on to r&b), Lester Bangs (the only Atlantic cross over star), Nick Kent, Charles Shaar Murray, all under the leadership of Nick Logan and his second in command Neil Spencer. I actually interview Nick when the face came out, which he owned, and for me, there was no difference between Nick (and Julie, who I also interviewed) than John Entwistle. Hell, even the letters pages were excellent.
“Other titles to suffer include Q magazine whose sales fell 21.8% to 46,096, but with digital rose to 48,353. Elsewhere, Mojo saw a dip of 10.9%, Uncut 12.1% and Kerrang sales have dropped 12.2% to 33,02, IPC publishing director Jo Smalley said that their total reach across all platforms was now 3.6 million – “bigger than it has ever been”, with traffic on their website growing by 85%.”