Authors Posts by Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas


Where Are They Now: Chumbawumba

Despite a career of varied music-making with a political charge, Chumbawumba were ultimately only known for their 1997 hit 'Tubthumping'

Where are they now: Crazy Town

A group that managed to be loud, annoying, and orange simultaneously

Review: Cher Lloyd – Sorry I’m Late

Cher Lloyd's back with a vengeance, and with none of the ASDA bling from her X-Factor days

Review: Hercules & Love Affair – The Feast of The Broken

Helen Thomas is tapping her toes with delight at this the New York-based DJ's latest effort

Where Are They Now: Vengaboys

In our regular feature, Helen Thomas explains that Vengaboys' latest efforts are more terrifying than titillating

Cherwell’s #1 Summer Playlist

It's that time of year again, and as always, Cherwell has you fully prepared (although you may want to invest in an umbrella).

Live Review: Drenge

Helen Thomas compares the sound of Drenge to treacle.

Interview: Osymyso

Helen Thomas chats to the man who immortalised the Pat and Peggy EastEnders catfight

Interview: Wolf Alice

Helen Thomas talks to Wolf Alice about their upcoming EP, and their evolving sound

Interview: Devaki Jain

Helen Thomas speaks to leading feminist Devaki Jain about the rise of Indian feminism, economics, and her friendship with Alice Walker


The Spotify syndicate

We should be wary of Spotify's control over the music we listen to

‘Beneath the music from a farther room’

This potential for interaction between artist and audience is a phenomenon of the modern era

Strange creatures: monstrosity in Kafka’s ‘The Metamorphosis’

The world of literature is abundant with monsters: physical monsters, psychological monsters, benevolent monsters, evil monsters. However, there is hardly a monster as puzzling...

Should Philip Green have been named and shamed?

This follows Lord Hain naming Sir Philip Green in Parliament as the businessman accused of harassment

Why are you wearing a poppy?

Making Remembrance Day the default undermines its purpose