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Urgent campaign to save London music venue Matchstick Piehouse after landlord sends in bailiffs
A crowd applauds a band on stage at Matchstick Piehouse
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Urgent campaign to save London music venue Matchstick Piehouse after landlord sends in bailiffs

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'
Noddy Holder in 2011
Letter to my younger self

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'

This hidden gem Hull music venue counts Paul Heaton, Jarvis Cocker and Idles as friends
Kaiser Chiefs headline The Adelphi in Hull's 30th birthday party
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This hidden gem Hull music venue counts Paul Heaton, Jarvis Cocker and Idles as friends

Meet Museum of Homelessness poet Surfing Sofas: 'There's a special kind of love on the streets'
Poet Surfing Sofas
Music

Meet Museum of Homelessness poet Surfing Sofas: 'There's a special kind of love on the streets'

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?
Ladbaby promoting their bid for Christmas number one in London
Christmas

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?

'Meltdown averted for now': Grassroots music venues' relief at Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement
The Court House in Bangor - grassroots music venues were relieved at the autumn statement
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'Meltdown averted for now': Grassroots music venues' relief at Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro
Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro
Music

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro

Listen to Sleaford Mods cover Pet Shop Boys classic West End Girls to raise money for Shelter
Sleaford Mods have released West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys for homelessness charity Shelter
Music

Listen to Sleaford Mods cover Pet Shop Boys classic West End Girls to raise money for Shelter

Queens of the Stone Age review: Saving lives with joyous mayhem
Queens of the Stone Age live in Glasgow on their The End is Nero tour 2023
live review

Queens of the Stone Age review: Saving lives with joyous mayhem

The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'
A black and white picture of The Cure from 1986 with Lol Tolhurst on the right
the music that made me

The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'

Shock £300k bill from bankrupt council threatens Woking's only grassroots music venue
Live band on stage at Fiery Bird grassroots music venue, part of the Phoenix Cultural Centre in Woking - Big Issue Venue Watch
Venue Watch

Shock £300k bill from bankrupt council threatens Woking's only grassroots music venue

Now and Then: is it time for Beatles fanboys to finally let it be?
The Beatles, Sgt Pepper's launch party, 19 May 1967
Music

Now and Then: is it time for Beatles fanboys to finally let it be?

Marc Bolan: AngelHeaded Hipster doc shows how manic pixie dream boy inspired Nick Cave, U2 and more
Marc Bolan playing guitar in a field
Metal Guru

Marc Bolan: AngelHeaded Hipster doc shows how manic pixie dream boy inspired Nick Cave, U2 and more

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'
Richard Hawley
Letter to my younger self

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'

'We haven't done enough': Why arenas need to step up and support grassroots music venues
A band onstage at a grassroots music venue
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'We haven't done enough': Why arenas need to step up and support grassroots music venues

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future
2 Tone stars The Specials on stage in a black and white photo
Music

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future

Building careers from U2 to Self Esteem, The Horn is a haven for 'people a little bit outside normal'
Rebecca ‘Self Esteem’ Taylor playing with her previous band Slow Club at the Horn, St Albans - a much-loved grassroots music venue
Venue Watch

Building careers from U2 to Self Esteem, The Horn is a haven for 'people a little bit outside normal'

Earworms are the internal soundtrack of our lives. What's yours?
A man playing a double bass
Gavin Bryars

Earworms are the internal soundtrack of our lives. What's yours?

As ABBA Voyage sails on – who’s still bringing in the money, money, money?
ABBA Voyage promo photo
Music

As ABBA Voyage sails on – who’s still bringing in the money, money, money?

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher's Britain was a time of fear. If you were northern, you were f**ked'
Richard Hawley walking on the beach in his coat
Music

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher's Britain was a time of fear. If you were northern, you were f**ked'