Magic Alex Celebrate Band’s 20th Anniversary with Headline Gig at Barfly
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Magic Alex Celebrate Band’s 20th Anniversary with Headline Gig at Barfly

Barfly Magic Alex 25 Jun 2015, 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS “There’s only three bands that have ever mattered. Echo & The Bunnymen, The Velvet Underground and Magic Alex” ~ Ian McCulloch, Echo & The Bunnymen Formed in 1995 by childhood friends, vocalist Dean Taylor and guitarist John Simm over the course of the next 12 months … Continue reading

Esquire Weekly – Q&A Interview: John Simm talks acting, raving and being “a twat”
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Esquire Weekly – Q&A Interview: John Simm talks acting, raving and being “a twat”

Esquire Weekly Issue 51 Amy Raphael 25 September 2014 Esquire Weekly is the 100% original iPad and iPhone magazine from the people who bring you esquire.co.uk. Click the Gallery of circles below to view the digital interview. [To exit Gallery, find and click on the x in upper left corner of viewer] Continue reading

John Simm Tweets: ‘Dated & Sexist’ by Magic Alex is Available on iTunes and Spotify
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John Simm Tweets: ‘Dated & Sexist’ by Magic Alex is Available on iTunes and Spotify

Good morning pop pickers. Dated&Sexist by Magic Alex is LIVE again on iTunes, spotify, etc! https://t.co/RJGwK4ZQ8G http://t.co/VqYKq4qgm9” — John Simm (@john_simm) 3. Juli 2014 About Magic Alex Formed in 1995 by vocalist Dean Taylor (ex lead singer with the brilliantly baggy Cherrydales) and bass player Simon Borkin (from music press darlings Sign Language), over the … Continue reading

John Simm reads a selection from The Coral keyboard player Nick Power’s poetry collection
Books / Music / Poetry

John Simm reads a selection from The Coral keyboard player Nick Power’s poetry collection

Liverpool Echo 18 Mar 2014 Nick Power launches Small Town Chase, a collection of lyrical stories and poems The Coral’s keyboard player has released a collection of poetry. Nick Power has written Small Town Chase, a book of 87 lyrical stories and poems. A Soundcloud playlist has been set up to launch the book, with … Continue reading

On my radar: John Simm’s cultural highlights
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On my radar: John Simm’s cultural highlights

The Guardian | The Observer Ben Marshall 13 Jul 2013 The actor on listening to Lloyd Cole, watching Man of Steel and reading Stoner by John Williams John Simm is a British actor best known for playing Sam Tyler in Life on Mars and the Master in Doctor Who. He began performing as a teenager, … Continue reading

Blog / Music

Things We Said Today: Magic Alex’s songs of the year including a certain Master Simm….

Magic Alex DJ’s 6 Dec 2011 Dean Taylor Magic Alex Founder, Vocalist and Blogster, Dean Taylor, queried his fellow band mates, Simon Borkin, Greg Saunders, John Mac and John Simm to submit their record picks for 2011. He then gathered up their responses, sprinkled in a few music videos and baked up one glorious year-end … Continue reading

Interview / Music / Radio

BBC Radio 6 Music: Vinyl Revival with John Simm

Vinyl Revival BBC Radio 6 Music Pete Paphides 26 Dec 2011 Pete Paphides celebrates the vinyl format with musicians who are avid collectors. 6 Music continues its month-long celebration of the vinyl format with four two-hour specials featuring Pete Paphides in conversation with famous record collectors. On Boxing Day, he trawls through the vinyl treasures … Continue reading