Malcolm Jack
Malcolm Jack
Malcolm Jack is Pop and Rock Music Editor for The Big Issue and a freelance music, arts and features journalist for a variety of print and online titles.
Self Esteem’s righteous reinvention should lead to Mercury Prize glory
Music

Self Esteem’s righteous reinvention should lead to Mercury Prize glory

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’
Album review

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts
Music

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts

Ultimate Thunder: The most punk-rock band in Britain
Music

Ultimate Thunder: The most punk-rock band in Britain

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies
Film

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies

Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence
music history

Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence

Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened
gig safety

Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened

The story of Chervona Ruta – Ukraine’s pop song of resistance
Music

The story of Chervona Ruta – Ukraine’s pop song of resistance

The messy magic of The Beatles and Ben Corrigan’s fascinating podcast
Music

The messy magic of The Beatles and Ben Corrigan’s fascinating podcast

Why Sweden is top when it comes to pop
Malcolm Jack

Why Sweden is top when it comes to pop

Spotify row: why artists should take lessons from Garth Brooks
Music

Spotify row: why artists should take lessons from Garth Brooks

Don’t forget the imprisoned protesters of Belarus
Music

Don’t forget the imprisoned protesters of Belarus

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.