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.
Summer songs 2023: Anthems to soundtrack sunny days
Music summer songs
bangers

Summer songs 2023: Anthems to soundtrack sunny days

‘Pavement is as viable today as we were in the mid-90s’
Pavement
interview

‘Pavement is as viable today as we were in the mid-90s’

Beyoncé's Renaissance tour takes the stadium pop arms race to a new level
Beyoncé performs onstage during the opening night of the “RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR” at Friends Arena on May 10, 2023 in Stockholm, Sweden.
concerts

Beyoncé's Renaissance tour takes the stadium pop arms race to a new level

Swedish Eurovision favourite Loreen explains her plan to win a second time in Liverpool
Loreen
Eurovision

Swedish Eurovision favourite Loreen explains her plan to win a second time in Liverpool

Back when Charles was the king of rock'n'roll
charles dancing with the three degrees
Coronation

Back when Charles was the king of rock'n'roll

Meet Me In The Bathroom reminds me how lucky I was to live through a proper epoch in music
A crowded dancefloor in New York
Music

Meet Me In The Bathroom reminds me how lucky I was to live through a proper epoch in music

Pitchfork's viral Måneskin review reminds us music criticism can be savagely entertaining
Måneskin at Eurovision
Rock

Pitchfork's viral Måneskin review reminds us music criticism can be savagely entertaining

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance
Philip Selway
Interview

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance

'The UK will win Eurovision' and more predictions for music in 2023
Music in 2023. Taylor Swift is due another big year
the year ahead

'The UK will win Eurovision' and more predictions for music in 2023

Felt legend Lawrence: 'I want to just see what fame's like'
Lawrence from Felt
Music

Felt legend Lawrence: 'I want to just see what fame's like'

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales
The Lovely Eggs hit out at their venue for taking a cut of band T-shirt and merch sales
fair pay

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs
John Peel
Music

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs