Stuart Maconie is a radio DJ, television presenter, writer and critic working in the field of pop music and culture. His best-selling books include Cider with Roadies and Adventures on the High Teas; he currently hosts the afternoon show on BBC 6Music with Mark Radcliffe.

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Cultural Capital
19 December 2014
Santana, Young, Perry and Idol.
Cultural Capital
22 August 2014
Tangerine Dream to Faust.
Cultural Capital
05 August 2014
Charm, wit and erudition
Cultural Capital
17 April 2014
Stuart Maconie recalls the “real” Frank Sidebottom.
Lifestyle
27 November 2013
How to write about the north.
Books
19 September 2013
A people's palace.
Culture
12 September 2013
A Classless Society by Alwyn W Turner.
Books
09 May 2013
Maggie & Me Damian Barr Bloomsbury, 256pp, £14.99 Though you might not think so, given the specialised...
Culture
10 January 2013
Bang! A History of Britain in the 1980s Graham Stewart Atlantic Books, 560pp, £25 In a New York bar on 1...
Lifestyle
26 July 2012
Stuart Marconie is tired of all the fuss devoted to a southern town.
Books
18 July 2012
Morrissey and Marr: the Severed Alliance – 20th Anniversary Edition Johnny Rogan Omnibus Press, 584pp,...
Music and Performance
16 January 2012
Greil Marcus’s latest foray into criticism fails to persuade that the bloated “tragic” myth of Jim...
Music and Performance
16 November 2011
It is faintly preposterous to feel sorry for a global corporate monolith, but anyone who has ever waved an imaginary...
Music and Performance
31 October 2011
He was young. He was cute. He was vulnerable. An American boy-child caught in the hungry spotlight of the world's gaze...