Soweto Kinch on ripping up the jazz rulebook and how his new BBC show is building community
Soweto Kinch
Music

Soweto Kinch on ripping up the jazz rulebook and how his new BBC show is building community

’Round Midnight is a new jazz-centric BBC Radio 3 show that looks to explore the full breadth of the genre
Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson: 'You don’t need some rock star saying war is a bad thing'
Bruce Dickinson
Letter To My Younger Self

Iron Maiden legend Bruce Dickinson: 'You don’t need some rock star saying war is a bad thing'

How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'
Ardavan of The Unknowns
Music

How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'

Grassroots music venues need your help to survive now more than ever. Here's why
Venue Watch

Grassroots music venues need your help to survive now more than ever. Here's why

Olivia Rodrigo GUTS World Tour review – the voice of Gen Z girlhood makes it looks easy
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Olivia Rodrigo GUTS World Tour review – the voice of Gen Z girlhood makes it looks easy

Swiftonomics: This is what happens to a local economy when Taylor Swift comes to town
Music

Swiftonomics: This is what happens to a local economy when Taylor Swift comes to town

'Pinkwashing' or 'unifying'? Why fans are boycotting Eurovision – and why some are watching anyway
Eurovision

'Pinkwashing' or 'unifying'? Why fans are boycotting Eurovision – and why some are watching anyway

From 00s pop to cutting-edge electronica: Here's the best UK music festivals in summer 2024
Festival guide

From 00s pop to cutting-edge electronica: Here's the best UK music festivals in summer 2024

Delta Goodrem on 'angel' healthcare workers and advice Olivia Newton-John shared after cancer diagnosis
Music

Delta Goodrem on 'angel' healthcare workers and advice Olivia Newton-John shared after cancer diagnosis

Making your mind up: The long history of Eurovision, politics and Israel, explained
Israeli technicians prepare the scoreboard for the Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem, 1979
Eurovision

Making your mind up: The long history of Eurovision, politics and Israel, explained

Eurovision star Olly Alexander says he's 'ambivalent' about the 'divisive' Union Jack
Eurovision

Eurovision star Olly Alexander says he's 'ambivalent' about the 'divisive' Union Jack

Sananda Maitreya: 'You don't have to suffer. You can just choose happiness'
Sanada Maitreya
Letter To My Younger Self

Sananda Maitreya: 'You don't have to suffer. You can just choose happiness'

Is Taylor Swift making song lyrics more important than ever?
Taylor Swift and some of her lyrics
Analysis

Is Taylor Swift making song lyrics more important than ever?

Olly Murs: 'As soon as I met my wife Amelia I could see her raising a child with me'
Olly Murs
Letter To My Younger Self

Olly Murs: 'As soon as I met my wife Amelia I could see her raising a child with me'

'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness
Nadine Shah wearing a red dress
Music

'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness

Olly Murs on mental health and losing Caroline Flack: 'She visits me in my dreams – it's lovely'
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack in 2015
Mental health

Olly Murs on mental health and losing Caroline Flack: 'She visits me in my dreams – it's lovely'

Labi Siffre: 'I've had far more difficulties in my life due to being a homosexual than being Black'
Labi Siffre
Letter To My Younger Self

Labi Siffre: 'I've had far more difficulties in my life due to being a homosexual than being Black'

'When I was mentally ill, I could only listen to hard techno': Why is music so important to us?
Music

'When I was mentally ill, I could only listen to hard techno': Why is music so important to us?

Jingoism of Rule, Britannia! has long felt shameful. Is it finally time for BBC Proms to axe it?
A 1990s BBC Proms in the Park concert
Music

Jingoism of Rule, Britannia! has long felt shameful. Is it finally time for BBC Proms to axe it?

Zayn Malik: 'I wanted to forge my own path, write my own story and see the world'
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Zayn Malik: 'I wanted to forge my own path, write my own story and see the world'

Zayn Malik speaks on new music, home city Bradford and identity: 'I'm a very Northern man'
Music

Zayn Malik speaks on new music, home city Bradford and identity: 'I'm a very Northern man'

'It's always a good time for music somewhere': Kae Tempest talks 80s unrest and new drama This Town
Kae Tempest
Music

'It's always a good time for music somewhere': Kae Tempest talks 80s unrest and new drama This Town

Gig ticket prices are extortionate now – but there's still hope for live music
Festival prices 2024 illustration
Music

Gig ticket prices are extortionate now – but there's still hope for live music

Yungblud on 'ignorant' politicians, his own affordable festival and how music can change the world
Music

Yungblud on 'ignorant' politicians, his own affordable festival and how music can change the world

How the world finally caught up with music pioneer Alice Coltrane
Alice Coltrane
Music

How the world finally caught up with music pioneer Alice Coltrane