Joan Jett: Our early shows felt like a public execution
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts in Black and white
fighting misogyny

Joan Jett: Our early shows felt like a public execution

Hot Box, Chelmsford: Possibly the only UK venue to puts on funk nights and a chess club
Images of musicians performing live in Hot Box, Chelmsford
Venue Watch

Hot Box, Chelmsford: Possibly the only UK venue to puts on funk nights and a chess club

Stravinsky rite of passage is worth protecting
The original production of Stravinsky Rite Of Spring in Paris in 1913.
Classical

Stravinsky rite of passage is worth protecting

Midge Ure: 'Music kept me away from gangs'
Midge Ure in a black shirt against a white background
Letter to my Younger Self

Midge Ure: 'Music kept me away from gangs'

From warehouses to Wembley: A day with Sleaford Mods, voice of a troubled nation
Sleaford Mods at Wembley Stadium
Exclusive

From warehouses to Wembley: A day with Sleaford Mods, voice of a troubled nation

Midge Ure on alcoholism and recovery: ‘After I saw my daughter’s reaction, I never touched it again’
Midge Ure has opened up about the impact of his alcoholism
addiction

Midge Ure on alcoholism and recovery: ‘After I saw my daughter’s reaction, I never touched it again’

Britpop’s returning heroes remain a different class 
Britpop

Britpop’s returning heroes remain a different class 

Just Stop Oil targeted Glyndebourne, but their aim could be better
Glyndebourne Festival
opera

Just Stop Oil targeted Glyndebourne, but their aim could be better

Blur live at the BBC's Radio Theatre: An up-close communion with a shared past
Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon of Blur - on stage at the BBC's Radio Theatre for Blur: Radio 2 In Concert
Review

Blur live at the BBC's Radio Theatre: An up-close communion with a shared past

The Howl & The Hum: How we rewrote a future we thought was lost
The Howl & The Hum's Sam Griffiths sitting on a chair playing guitar
Music

The Howl & The Hum: How we rewrote a future we thought was lost

How Matthew Halsall enticed new ears to Manchester's magical jazz scene
Matthew Halsall playing a trumpet in front of a coloured screen
Interview

How Matthew Halsall enticed new ears to Manchester's magical jazz scene

Susanna Hoffs: The Bangles were scrappy and we protected each other
Former lead singer of The Bangles Susanna Hoffs in a pink shirt and suit jacket
Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs: The Bangles were scrappy and we protected each other

Watch Supergrass star Gaz Coombes’ new single with choir for homeless people
Gaz Coombes with The Choir With No Name
singing together

Watch Supergrass star Gaz Coombes’ new single with choir for homeless people

Prince would blast me with his charm, says Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs
Prince and The Bangles, led by singer Susanna Hoffs
Manic Monday

Prince would blast me with his charm, says Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs

Pulp at TRNSMT, Glasgow: Class anger made transcendent
Pulp at TRNSMT
review

Pulp at TRNSMT, Glasgow: Class anger made transcendent

Sincerity or cynicism? The captivating slipperiness of Ben Folds
Ben Folds sitting on a piano
Interview

Sincerity or cynicism? The captivating slipperiness of Ben Folds

Tony Allen: Inventor of Afrobeat was both technically remarkable and irresistibly funky
jazz is dead: drummer Tony Allen
review

Tony Allen: Inventor of Afrobeat was both technically remarkable and irresistibly funky

Joseph Bologne and Karl Jenkins: Misrepresented composers, centuries apart
Kelvin Harrison Jr as Joseph Bologne playing a violin
classical

Joseph Bologne and Karl Jenkins: Misrepresented composers, centuries apart

Dolly Parton: 'I'm not an activist. I'm not a feminist. I'm not any of that and yet I'm all of that'
Dolly Parton playing an electric guitar
preview

Dolly Parton: 'I'm not an activist. I'm not a feminist. I'm not any of that and yet I'm all of that'

Andrew Ridgeley 'was never envious' of Wham! friend George Michael's success
Wham! in 1984: George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley
pop

Andrew Ridgeley 'was never envious' of Wham! friend George Michael's success