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Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure
Robert Smith of The Cure
Simon Price

Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure

Morton Feldman at the Tate Modern – an elegy for pioneering artist Philip Guston
Morton Feldman's music being performed at the Tate Modern
Music

Morton Feldman at the Tate Modern – an elegy for pioneering artist Philip Guston

The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da
Bill Ryder Jones
Music

The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da

'You can have a life-changing experience for the price of pizza': Why Sneaky Pete's is vital to Scottish music
A packed crowd enjoying Fatherson playing at Sneaky Pete's
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'You can have a life-changing experience for the price of pizza': Why Sneaky Pete's is vital to Scottish music

2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them
Idles singer Joe Talbot performs at grassroots music venue Moles
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2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them

Jason Donovan on how Kylie inspired his pop career and Joseph opened the door to the stage
Jason Donovan smiling
The Music That Made Me

Jason Donovan on how Kylie inspired his pop career and Joseph opened the door to the stage

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'
Rick Astley
Music

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life
Kxllswxtch
Kxllswxtch

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life

Five Star's Deniece Pearson: 'I kissed Smokey Robinson's lips off'
Deniece Pearson Five Star in a bright feather outfit
The Music that made me

Five Star's Deniece Pearson: 'I kissed Smokey Robinson's lips off'

The unusual story of how one Lancashire venue rose like a phoenix: 'It's a place for everybody'
Two women on guitars - Hot Wax play Sunbird Records in Darwen
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The unusual story of how one Lancashire venue rose like a phoenix: 'It's a place for everybody'

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'
Aled Jones
Letter to my younger self

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'

How tiny music venue The Pit at Newstead revived a former mining community: 'It's a lifeline'
Tony Wright grinning in front of an excited crowd at The Pit Newstead
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How tiny music venue The Pit at Newstead revived a former mining community: 'It's a lifeline'

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody crowns Bangor music venue National Lottery Project of the Year
Gary Lightbody os Snow Patrol presents The Court House with teh trophy for National Lottery Project of the Year
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Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody crowns Bangor music venue National Lottery Project of the Year

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years
Music

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'
Hozier
Music

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas
Big Issue vendor Andre Rostant
Our vendors

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas

Folk music venue fights for survival after 'unfair' £99k bill from billionaire landlords
Folk musicians playing at The Harrison in London
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Folk music venue fights for survival after 'unfair' £99k bill from billionaire landlords

Iconic venue where Oasis and Pulp cut their teeth shuts after 45 years: 'We won't be the only ones'
The Cure playing at Moles in Bath
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Iconic venue where Oasis and Pulp cut their teeth shuts after 45 years: 'We won't be the only ones'

Xero Slingsby: The anarchic spirit of British jazz being discovered by a new generation
Fergus Quill with his copy of Xero Slingsby and The Works’ first album, Shove It
Music

Xero Slingsby: The anarchic spirit of British jazz being discovered by a new generation

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker
Slade performing Merry Xmas Everybody
Christmas

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker