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Grassroots music venues need your help to survive now more than ever. Here's why
The Nefarious Picaroons play at Fiery Bird in Woking
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Grassroots music venues need your help to survive now more than ever. Here's why

Dannii Minogue on I Kissed a Girl, family and 'busting the door open' for other queer allies
TV

Dannii Minogue on I Kissed a Girl, family and 'busting the door open' for other queer allies

Olivia Rodrigo GUTS World Tour review – the voice of Gen Z girlhood makes it looks easy
Olivia Rodrigo performs live at the 3 Arena on 30 April, 2024 in Dublin
Music

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

'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
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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

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'
Music

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'

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

Inside the Big Issue: The economic impact of Taylor Swift
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: The economic impact of Taylor Swift

Sananda Maitreya: 'You don't have to suffer. You can just choose happiness'
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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
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Is Taylor Swift making song lyrics more important than ever?

You can grow up to be Morrissey or you can grow up to be Johnny Marr – which are you?
Johnny Marr
Robin Ince

You can grow up to be Morrissey or you can grow up to be Johnny Marr – which are you?

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'

Voyager 1's galactic mixtape, extending a hand of welcome to the universe 
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Voyager 1's galactic mixtape, extending a hand of welcome to the universe 

Olly Murs relives finding X Factor fame and losing Caroline Flack in Big Issue exclusive
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack in 2015
Press Release

Olly Murs relives finding X Factor fame and losing Caroline Flack in Big Issue exclusive

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'

Weighted Down: The Complicated Life of Skip Spence review – sensitive portrait of a free spirit
Books

Weighted Down: The Complicated Life of Skip Spence review – sensitive portrait of a free spirit

'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?