Articles and reviews

Articles about Paul Rooney’s work:

Bryan Biggs (Bido Lito magazine). September 2017.

Gregory Blair (Journal of Art for Life). 12/16/2014.

Andy Murray (The Big Issue magazine). Oct. 2012

Julian Cowley (The Wire magazine). Jan. 2010.

Dan Hicks (Situations website). 15/2/2006.

Michael Bracewell (Firstsite Gallery book). 2006.

Claire Doherty (Firstsite Gallery book). 2006.

Neil Mulholland (Site Gallery brochure). 2003.

Previews/reviews of Paul Rooney’s work:

Owd Scrat Records releases

Abi Bliss (The Wire magazine). Sept. 2018.

Amelia Crouch (Other Matters blog). 19/2/2015.

Jared Dix (Echoes and Dust blog). 13/07/2018.

Futile Exorcise album

William Sheridan (The Last Great Record blog), 22/12/2018.

Stuart Marshall (The Sound Projector blog). 31/12/2017.

Julian Cowley (The Wire magazine). June 2017.

Mark Whitby (Unwashed Territories blog). 14/5/2017.

Daisy Hyde (The Wire magazine online). 22/3/2017.

Neil Cooper (MAP magazine #15). Sept. 2008. [Review of Lost High Street track and video.]

James Clegg (Art Review magazine). Sept. 2008. [Review of Lost High Street track and video.]

Robert Clark (The Guardian). 14/6/2008. [Preview of Lost High Street track and video.]

Lucy Over Lancashire single

Julian Cowley (The Wire magazine). Oct. 2014.

The 50 best reissues of 2014. FACT (FACT website). 2/12/2014.

Mark Whitby (Louder Than War website). 15/11/2014.

Jonathan Lovett (Massive Crush blog). 3/01/2008.

Dandelion Radio Festive 50 of 2007.

Calum Craig (Is This Music? website). 5/11/2007.

Neil Cooper (MAP magazine #10). June 2007.

Rooney albums

Wayne Burrows (The Big Issue magazine). 1/1/2001.

Stewart Lee (The Sunday Times). 31/12/2000.

Stewart Lee (The Sunday Times). 23/4/2000.

Mark Beasley (Untitled magazine). Autumn 1999.

Sarah-Jane (City Life magazine, Manchester UK). Dec. 1998.

Tom Ridge (The Wire magazine). Nov. 1998.

Stewart Lee (The Sunday Times). 18/10/1998.


Steve Lee (The Big Issue magazine). 21/3/2016.

Chris Sharratt (A-N website). 30/9/2015.

David Hebblethwaite (Bookmunch website). 23/10/2012. [Book review.]

Robert Clark (The Guardian). 15/9/2012.

Honor Beddard (A-N website). 23/5/2010.

John Kieffer (The Independent). 10/5/2010.

Julian Cowley (The Wire magazine). Dec. 2009.

Laura Cumming (The Observer). 18/11/2009.

Skye Sherwin (The Guardian). 13/11/2009.

Abi Bliss (Frieze magazine online). 22/10/2009.

Alex Hetherington (A-N website). 4/2/2009.

Rebecca Geldard (Time Out magazine). 12/5/2008.

Adrian Searle (The Guardian). 6/1/2007. [Book review.]

Catriona Black (The Sunday Herald). 17/4/2005.

David Barrett (Art Monthly magazine). March 2005.

Michael Bracewell (Frieze magazine). June-Aug. 1999. [As art group Common Culture.]

Books that reference Paul Rooney’s work:

Gee, N. Gabriel. Art in the North of England, 1979–2008. Routledge. 2017.

Dezeuze, Anna. Almost Nothing: Observations on Precarious Practices in Contemporary Art (Rethinking Art’s Histories). Manchester University Press. 2016

Amandine Roy, Elodie. Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove. Ashgate Publishing. 2015.

Whitby, Mark. The Festive Fifty. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2nd edition). 2015.

Charnley, James. Creative License: Leeds College of Art (1963-1973). Lutterworth Press. 2015.

Whitehead, Christopher. Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries. Routledge. 2012.

Prager, Brad (ed). A Companion to Werner Herzog (WBCF-Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Film Directors). Wiley-Blackwell. 2012.

Bracewell, Michael. Michael Bracewell: The Space Between – Collected Writings. Ridinghouse. 2011.

Pooke, Grant (ed). Contemporary British Art: An Introduction. Routledge. 2010.

Biggs, Bryan and Sheldon, Julie (eds). Art in a City Revisited. Liverpool University Press and the Bluecoat. 2009.

Garner, Ken. The Peel Sessions: A Story of Teenage Dreams and One Man’s Love of New Music. BBC Books. 2007.

Grunenberg, Christoph (ed). Centre of the Creative Universe: Liverpool and the Avant-garde. Tate Liverpool. Exhibition catalogue. 2007.

Bracewell, Michael; Doherty, Claire; Lucas, Annabel. Got Up Late the Other Day – Paul Rooney. Firstsite Gallery and Cornerhouse Publishers. Artist monograph. 2006.

Farquharson, Alex; Schleiker, Andrea; Mahony, Emma. British Art Show 6. Hayward Gallery Publishing. Touring exhibition catalogue. 2005.

Ledwith, Colin; Beasley, Mark. Electric Earth. Film and Video from Britain. British Council. Touring exhibition catalogue. 2003.