As a journalist, Clive has written about the uses of new technology in sound production and music for the Institute of Broadcast Sound magazine Line Up; Sound On Sound magazine; and most recently for the online magazine Digital DIY. Earlier, he wrote three books on home computing (sigma Press and Penguin Books) and articles for Which Micro? , Acorn User, Time Out and Televisual magazine. He was a regular contributor to Matthew on Music and Sarah Ward (BBC World Service), The Big Byte (BBC Radio 5) and has since appeared as a composer and performer on Techno (BBC2); 11 a.m. (Seven Network, Australia), and on numerous radio programmes in the UK and New Zealand. Clive carried out many interviews for BBC Radios 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, the World Service and Transcription Recording Unit, Denmark Radio, ABC Australia and Capital Radio (London). These include:
Rock musicians: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Paul Simon, Frank Zappa, Jaco Pastorius, Brian Eno, Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, Robert Wyatt, Mike Oldfield, Pete Townshend, Kate Bush, Daevid Allen and Steve Hillage (Gong), Viv Stanshall, Ian Dury, Joe Zawinul, Todd Rundgren, Kevin Godley & Lol Creme, John Miles, Julie Felix, Judie Tzuke, guitarist John Williams, Glen Velez, Adrian Belew, Wendy Carlos, and Bob Moog.
Members of: Blondie (Debbie Harry, Chris Stein etc.), The Human League (incl. Phil Oakey), Roxy Music (Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera etc.), Soft Machine (Mike Ratledge), Can (Michael Karoli), Tangerine Dream (Edgar Froese), Brand X (Percy Jones), Magazine, The Gang of Four, XTC, Heaven 17, UK, Scritti Politti (Green), Hatfield and the North (Dave Stewart), Spirit (Ed Cassidy), Van Halen, Blue Oyster Cult and Talking Heads (David Byrne).
Poets: Linton Kwesi Johnson & John Cooper Clarke,
Designers and Photographers: Roger Dean, Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell (‘Po’) of Hipgnosis, Chris Foss, Pennie Smith and Kim Poor.
Jazz musicians: Freddie Hubbard, Victor Feldman, Bobby Wellins, Pepper Adams, Dick Morrissey and Herbie Mann.