May: what went in the box!

Miss out on Stylus’ box for May? See what went inside below. And, if you’re lucky, you may be able to bag one for yourself from our shop. If we’re not sold out… The album Power, Corruption & Lies, New Order In many ways, the Manchester ‘sound’ can be defined in two bands: Joy Division and…

Meet the illustrator: Rebecca Lyes

She loves Peep Show and is dismayed that we’ve never seen it. What can you do? All you need to know is she’s a bloody good illustrator. We had a chat with her about her album art for our Johnny Cash Live at Folsom Prison box… I’m from Worcester and currently work in a shop. Although my drawing is…

Winemaker: Daniel Pi, Trapiche Argentina

We speak with Argentinian winemaker Daniel Pi of Trapiche about just how painful it would be to give up, either, wine or music. At a push, he’d take the wine. But only when really pushed… I am a winemaker, but the best way to describe me is as a wine lover. I love everything wine…

April: what went in the box!

Here’s what you missed in April’s box. Which, by the way, you can now purchase as a one-off from our shop. Find out more about why you should sign-up here… The album At Folsom Prison, Johnny Cash As live albums go, this is one of the most-respected and, without doubt, the most memorable. It sums-up what a…

Interview: W.S Holland (drummer with Johnny Cash)

Ever since landing his first job in a band in 1954, W.S has considered himself a very lucky man. He even earned himself the nickname ‘Fluke’. But, there’s a reason why ‘luck’ comes his way: he’s a naturally gifted drummer…  Just a quick glance at his portfolio reveals work with everyone from Carl Perkins (the…

Winemaker: Guillaume (Château du Vieux Parc)

We chat to winemaker Guillaume Panis, who tells us about his love for grapes, good food and why life without music would be just ‘too sad.’ We agree… I’m the sixth generation of a winemaker family based in a domain called Corbières: le Château du Vieux Parc. I love working with the vines, particularly in…

Meet the illustrator: Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke is the singer and guitarist in funk and soul band Desert Boots. But he’s also a bloody good artist. Here’s what he had to say about his artwork for Stylus’ March box

Interview: The Clash biographer Randal Doane

This interview first appeared in March’s Stylus box – get it here! A Californian expat living in Oberlin, Ohio, Randal is a huge fan of The Clash and is the author of Stealing All Transmissions: A Secret History of The Clash Who is Randal Doane? I grew up in the suburbs of Northern California and played what…

March: what went in the box!

March’s box featured The Clash’s classic punk album, London Calling; artwork from Richard Clarke; and our monthly magazine featuring an interview with biographer Randal Doane. Read on for more information…

Meet the illustrator: Brian Gibson

Brian has spent a lifetime capturing music in art and photography, and we were lucky enough to feature his artwork in February 2017’s Stylus box  Brian Gibson People might not know that I was a co-founder and photographer for a punk fanzine called Deviation Street. I got to go see bands live and, occasionally, I’d get…

Winemaker: Paulo (Casa da Passarella)

Paulo Nunes talks to Stylus about his love of wine and music, and tells us about the Casa da Passarella wine that featured in our February box, alongside Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On I was born in the demarcated region of the Douro – a major river in the Iberian Peninsula – where there was…

Feature: Marvin’s Motown

In the 60s, Motown was like a conveyor belt, churning out love song after love song; hit after hit. But in 1971, one of its most successful artists, Marvin Gaye, went off piste, delivering an album that laid the groundwork for the future of R&B…