They Might Be Giants is not a cult: How they built a birdhouse in your soul... and a 40-year sustainable creative enterprise
They Might Be Giants (L-R John Linnell and John Flansburgh) are coming to the UK to celebrate their album Flood. Photo: Sam Graff
Interview

They Might Be Giants is not a cult: How they built a birdhouse in your soul... and a 40-year sustainable creative enterprise

‘I was scammed for £500’ – 90% of music fans say ticketing industry needs to be safer
Natasha was scammed trying to buy a resale ticket for The 1975
ticket touts

‘I was scammed for £500’ – 90% of music fans say ticketing industry needs to be safer

Sam Smith’s Brit Awards look is part of a long tradition of brilliant pop 'attention seeking'
Sam Smith arrives for the 2023 BRIT Awards ceremony at The O2 arena in London. Image: Andy Rain/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
fashion

Sam Smith’s Brit Awards look is part of a long tradition of brilliant pop 'attention seeking'

Behind the wild man of Vienna: Who was the real Beethoven?
Beethoven
Classical music

Behind the wild man of Vienna: Who was the real Beethoven?

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

Burt Bacharach: What the world needs now is a celebration of his best songs
Burt Bacharach with Dusty Springfield on the Burt Bacharach Show, 1970.
legacy

Burt Bacharach: What the world needs now is a celebration of his best songs

The Coronation Celebration Playlist is the worst possible representation of Britain
Michael Bublé, Coldplay, Take That and Tom Jones feature on the Coronation Celebration Playlist
Monarchy music

The Coronation Celebration Playlist is the worst possible representation of Britain

What ABBA tells us about the sound of being human
ABBA singing Super Trouper - what does it tell us about the sound of being human?
heirlooms

What ABBA tells us about the sound of being human

Grammys 2023: Why Harry Styles beating Beyoncé isn't really a surprise
Harry Styles collects the award for Album of the Year at the Grammys 2023. Photo by Rob Latour/ Shutterstock
Awards

Grammys 2023: Why Harry Styles beating Beyoncé isn't really a surprise

Finding an entry point to the fabulously weird world of Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa in an American flag hat, March 1979 in Los Angeles.
avant-garde

Finding an entry point to the fabulously weird world of Frank Zappa

Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month's rent
concert tickets

Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month's rent

Glen Matlock: 'I wish John Lydon stood by Anarchy In The UK's words'
Glen Matlock
punk

Glen Matlock: 'I wish John Lydon stood by Anarchy In The UK's words'

Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference
Orchestra of the Swan play in a private school hall
Classical music

Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference

Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock
Glen Matlock with the Sex Pistols in 1976
Punk

Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock

Sam Smith is an unequivocal force for good... by being brilliantly themselves
Sam Smith performs on stage at iHeartRadio Q102's Jingle Ball 2022 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 12 Dec 2022. Image: Shutterstock
appreciation

Sam Smith is an unequivocal force for good... by being brilliantly themselves

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

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance

'We're all Tory MPs now': Sleaford Mods take aim at Jeremy Clarkson, Piers Morgan and Nadine Dorries in new video
Music

'We're all Tory MPs now': Sleaford Mods take aim at Jeremy Clarkson, Piers Morgan and Nadine Dorries in new video

The Kennedy dynasty's darkest secret
Least Like the Other
opera

The Kennedy dynasty's darkest secret

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days
Ruichi Sakamoto
Music

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days

Can the BRIT Awards honestly say George Ezra is better than every female musician in the UK?
Charli XCX poses as Spotify hosts the 2022 Wrapped Playground Event featuring Charli XCX at Goya Studios on December 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
BRIT Awards

Can the BRIT Awards honestly say George Ezra is better than every female musician in the UK?

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