Big Star

Big Star’s ‘September Gurls’ “inspired by Slade”

Big Star drummer Jody Stephens, producer John Fry and engineer Richard Rosebrough recall the creation of the band’s classic “September Gurls” in the new issue of Uncut, dated December 2014 and out now.

Big Star: What’s Going Ahn

Alex Chilton’s wild, idiosyncratic life after Big Star is examined in the new issue of Uncut (Take 180, May 2012), out now. But what happened before the demise of Chilton’s greatest group? They should have been rock superstars, but Rob Jovanovic explains how drugs, in-fighting and personal tragedy meant Big Star had to settle for being the biggest cult band of all time (from Uncut's Take 94, March 2005). ________________________________

Alex Chilton “never did anything he didn’t want to do…”

Alex Chilton’s career after the dissolution of his most iconic band, Big Star, has been described as “a cautionary tale” by REM bassist Mike Mills in the new issue of Uncut, out on Thursday (March 29).

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